Sean Deehan joins WTW's consulting division in Hong Kong

08 February 2021 2 min. read

Willis Towers Watson has named Sean Deehan as the new market leader of its Insurance Consulting and Technology business in Hong Kong. 

Sean Deehan brings more than two decades of experience in the insurance industry to the global professional services firm. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson, a company with 45,000 employees in 100+ countries, he was the chief executive officer of Standard Life in Asia, and before that he served as the firm’s chief strategy and business development officer.

Earlier in his career, Deehan served as the chief actuary and chief risk officer of Heng An Standard Life, having previously gained years of experience at Standard Life in the United Kingdom.

Sean Deehan, Leader of Insurance Consulting and Technology in Hong Kong, Willis Towers Watson

In his new role, Deehan leads Willis Towers Watson’s Insurance Consulting and Technology business. This practice advises clients across the insurance landscape on strategy and growth, risk and capital management, operational effectiveness, and digital transformation and technology. Deehan also leads the unit’s suite of technology and software solutions.

Commenting on his new challenge, Deehan said: “I’m really looking forward to this new challenge with Willis Towers Watson! It’s an exciting but at the same time very challenging time for insurers in Hong Kong and our team will strive to support our clients through this period of transformational change.”

Lingde Hong, the leader of the Insurance Consulting and Technology business for Greater China, said: “Hong Kong is a key market in our Greater China portfolio, especially in the life insurance business. With his experience, we are confident that Sean will reaffirm our commitment to help our clients innovate and thrive to achieve sustainable growth in an industry that is going through radical changes.”

Last year, Willis Towers Watson appointed Former EY director Jeremy Lim as its Insurance Consulting and Technology leader for Malaysia.