Gallagher Re appoints new co-head of agriculture for its Worldwide division
Posted On March 8, 2023
Global reinsurance broker Gallagher Re has appointed Shilpa Pankaj to its team in Singapore as Executive Director and co-head of agriculture for its International division, which spans Asia Pacific, EMEA and Latin America.
Pankaj holds over a decade of reinsurance broking and client management experience, Specialising in treaty reinsurance for agriculture, non-marine and retro in Asia Pacific, while working in both London and Singapore.
She was most recently head of Agriculture for Asia Pacific at Guy Carpenter, having moved to Singapore in 2021.
Pankaj joins David Gregori, co-head of agriculture for the International division, in continuing to develop customised re/insurance solutions to support clients across the agricultural industries.
Commenting on the appointment, Mark Morley, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific for Gallagher Re, said, “It’s fantastic to welcome Shilpa into our expanding team in Singapore, adding yet more technical expertise and in-depth market knowledge for the benefit of our clients in this region and beyond.
“Her appointment is another great example of Gallagher Re adding regional breadth and depth to its global specialisms, so as to harness their combined strengths to deliver an unrivalled blend of product expertise, market knowledge and client advocacy to our customers wherever they are in the world.”
Scott Jellous, Executive Vice President in Canada and Global Leader for Agriculture & Crop, added, “Global collaboration sits at the heart of what we do and the expertise Shilpa brings to the team will only further enhance this core competency.
“Our advisory-based model has been structured to assist insurers with better understanding their exposures and managing volatility; which is why we will continue to invest in uniquely qualified people and our leading-edge agriculture servicing platform.”