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Facing Uncertain Risks with Resilience
以韧制变 — 自保公司解决方案应用探讨
[A Webinar in Mandarin]

Chinese enterprises’ overseas businesses have been facing immense uncertainties arising from the pandemic, a complicated economic environment and hardening global insurance market. This webinar will share insights on how captive solutions can help enterprises build up a resilient risk transfer and financing facility.

Topics to be discussed include:
  • Captive 101 and captive market dynamics
  • Reinsurance solutions for captives
  • Captive regime and regulation development in Labuan IBFC
Register now to secure an opportunity to learn and seek advice from our distinguished panel of speakers on Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 2.00PM (GMT +8).

Note: Registration ends at close of business on Tuesday, 18 May or upon reaching webinar capacity.

    Carrie Tang is an Associate in Captive Insurance (ACI) designated by ICCIE. She has worked in the China Captive & Mutual Practice of WTW for over 5 years, specialising in captive feasibility studies and captive setup programmes. 

    She brings valuable advice to prospective captive owners upon captive feasibility analysis,  as well as business plan and structure design that better support client needs.


    Edward Wu has worked for Willis Towers Watson for 15 years. Edward joined Willis China Captive & Mutual Practice (CCMP) as an early member and was promoted to Practice Leader in Jan 2017. CCMP is the earliest professional team for the practice in the marketplace and holds leading position across China even today. The team is dedicated in providing consulting services including feasibility study, business planning, formation and management and insurance strategy design etc. to captives and mutuals.

    During the years of 2006 to 2014, Edward worked for Willis as an insurance broker in the energy related fields. As the Downstream Sector leader, he and his associates provided services for many significant and complex oil and gas downstream and upstream projects located in China or overseas.

    Prior to Willis, he worked with CNOOC for 6 years involving in oil exploration, development, production and ocean engineering.


    Farah Jaafar-Crossby is the Chief Executive Officer of Labuan IBFC Incorporated Sdn Bhd (LIBFC Inc.), the official promotion and marketing agency for Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC) since January 2018. She brings with her more than 20 years of experience in capital markets and the wholesale financial services sector, putting her in good stead to promote Labuan IBFC as the preferred midshore jurisdiction in Asia Pacific.

    Farah was formerly attached to the Asian Institute of Finance and Bursa Malaysia, where she was involved in senior market development and strategic communications roles. She also managed the Association of Stock Broking Companies Malaysia, the industry lobby group representing Malaysian stockbrokers, allowing her a unique insight and hands on experience with issues surrounding multiple stakeholder management. Farah has a LLB (Hons) from Sheffield University, United Kingdom.


    Serene Liaw is the Research Manager of Labuan IBFC Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA), the statutory Regulatory Authority for Labuan International Business and Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC), under the purview of Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. Labuan IBFC Incorporated serves as the jurisdiction’s official market development agency.

    Prior to joining Labuan IBFC Incorporated, she was attached to Labuan FSA for more than 10 years and headed the Business Policy Unit there. Prior hands-on experience as a regulator on policy formulation and international tax compliance has provided Serene a deeper understanding of financial solutions as well as a solid foundation in the promotion and market development initiatives of Labuan IBFC.


    Tomson has 20 years professional experience in the insurance industry. He joined Willis China in 2005 and devoted himself to insurance placement for energy enterprises. He led the Energy Department of Willis China, where his outstanding performance was recognised by both the clients and the market.

    In 2018, Tomson was appointed as Head of Reinsurance Placement as the department was just set up. He proceeded to swiftly and efficiently build up a strong team and a solid business practice. He was then promoted to the role of Assistant General Manager of Willis Insurance Brokers Co. in Oct 2020 for his strong leadership and remarkable business capability.

    Tomson holds bachelor of Tsing Hua University and master of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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