Regional, Head of Cargo Beazley
Said has been in shipping and insurance since the 1980s having started his career as a navigating/deck officer before going on to adjusting/surveying for the shipping and insurance industries. He went on to be an in-house marine consultant and risk manager for AIG. He joined Lloyds of London Asia platform in 2006 and is now the Regional Head of Cargo with Beazley Pte Ltd responsible for building up a sustainable and profitable book of cargo underwriting in Singapore and the Asia Pacific. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Certificate of Competency (Deck Officer Class 3) issued by Marine Department (now MPA) Singapore and a Diploma in Marine Surveying (Distinction) by International Institute of Marine Surveyors in conjunction with Greenwich University and National Sea Training Centre UK.