The CII has boosted its international team with the appointment of Kenny Siu as regional director of Hong Kong and Asia-Pacific.
Mr Siu has more than 30 years' experience in both the general insurance and financial planning professions, and will be leading the CII-HK team to deliver broad engagement and growth of CII membership in both the domestic and international markets throughout the region, as well as strengthening established relationships in this part of the world.
Keith Richards, CII director of engagement, said: "We are really pleased to have Kenny joining us at such a strategically important time, when positive growth potential across the region is being aligned to the raising of professional standards.
"He brings with him a wealth of experience and insights into the general insurance and financial planning professions, and will be a true asset to the CII during our global expansion.
"With an ever-increasing need for highly qualified financial services experts across the whole of the Asia-Pacific region, Kenny will play a crucial role in ensuring that our members receive access to the training and qualifications that they need, while delivering the professional standards message of the CII to potential members and organisations."
Mr Siu, commented: "I am delighted to be joining an organisation for which I have personally held respected for over two decades, and equally look forward to supporting a profession that I am passionate about and have always been proud to serve in. The power of insurance and financial planning plays a profound role in society and I look forward to playing a part in the further evolution of the profession."