Hitesh Shah was appointed an Independent Non-Executive Director of SCOR Reinsurance Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd (SRAP) on August 20, 2020. Hitesh joins the SRAP board alongside existing independent non-executive directors, Eric Raynaud and Andre Chieng and he will Chair the Audit and Risk Committee.
Hitesh is an actuary with a background in health, insurance, retirement and investment. He is currently a Council / Board member at the Singapore Actuarial Society, Managing Director at the consulting and advisory firm Shah Advisory, and a Director of the Singapore education charity Akaraka.
In the last 25 years, he has managed and grown AXA’s Asian businesses, consulted with clients across Asia whilst a Partner at Deloitte, and led the marketing / customer / product / strategy functions as Chief Marketing Officer at 3 MNC insurers (Manulife, Aviva and Prudential). He now works with insurers, fintech startups, corporate boards and professionals whose clients need specialist actuarial advice. His recent work includes setting up a high-net-worth business in Indonesia, positioning a distribution channel to help Singaporeans close their protection gaps, and building awareness and a market for a new blockchain-based insurance technology startup.
Hitesh is an Actuarial Science graduate from City, University of London. He is a Fellow of the UK Institute of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Singapore Actuarial Society, and a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.