Delta Insurance appoints new board member

Kent Chaplin brings 25 years of experience in the insurance industry.
Kent Chaplin

 Specialist insurance provider and Lloyd’s of London coverholder Delta Insurance has appointed experienced insurance executive Kent Chaplin to its advisory board.

A former chief executive and regional head for Lloyd’s in Asia-Pacific, Chaplin has 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry with strengths in insurance law, executive management, underwriting, claims, operations, compliance and regulatory affairs, finance, strategy and market development.

Chaplin is a well-known insurance sector figure in Asia-Pacific and globally, having worked in Singapore for Lloyd’s from 2011 to 2018. Earlier this year he was appointed global head of reinsurance and specialty sales in Singapore for US-headquartered company DXC Technology.

A graduate of Auckland University, Chaplin began his career in New Zealand in 1993 as a practising barrister and solicitor before moving to London where he practised insurance law. He then entered the insurance industry as claims and account director of a large global broker. In 2004, he took up a senior leadership role as head of claims for Lloyd’s of London, before taking up the Lloyd’s Asia-Pacific role.

A former member of Singapore’s International Maritime Centre 2030 Advisory Committee, Chaplin also served as a board member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Financial Centre Advisory Panel. 

In his advisory role, Chaplin will provide strategic planning, business development and governance support for Delta Insurance Group with respect to its New Zealand and Asia-Pacific operations.

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