Kanes Naidu Athinaidu
Kanes has 25 years of proven expertise in Insurance, Reinsurance, Security and Investigation. Well-structured exposure in Insurance and Reinsurance Broking & Underwriting, Security & Threat Assessment (recognized and listed by Lloyds of London as a Counter Terrorist and Political Violence Specialist), Maritime and Oil & Gas Security (licensed as a Petronas vendor) and in Insurance and Reinsurance companies
He joined The Archipelago Group as the Chief Technical Officer for Global Business & Underwriting (GBU) and Global Technical Services (GTS). After several years he was promoted to be the Group Chief Underwriter. In addition to this role, he takes on this new promotion as the Principal Officer (PO) of Acurra PCC Limited effective from 9th August 2021.to grow and expand Protected Cell Captives regionally under The Acurra Group
Chairman / Director
Richard Goh has been involved in insurance business for more than 4 decades in various segments of the operations. He was in Insurance Accounting then proceeded to learn insurance initially in the Facultative line for 6 years. Moving forward, he was an underwriter for Property, Marine, and various Miscellaneous Accident lines for another 6 years.
He also has experience in Retail Direct Broker for 4 years before moving back to Retail Insurer as Head of Marketing and Sales as well as Products Development. Prior to the Current Position, he was the Chief Executive Officer of a Labuan Composite Insurance Group having operation in Indonesia, Philippines, and Myanmar. Having a Diploma in Accounting is an added advantage attach to his vast working experience.
C.A (M), CPAA, CIRM, CMII
Ahmed Farouk Aripen is a Chartered Accountant from the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Certified Practicing Accountant from CPA Australia. He holds a B.A in Accountancy from the University of South Australia, Certificate in International Risk Management (CIRM) from the Institute of Risk Management of UK and Certificate of the Malaysian Insurance Institute (CMII).
He started his career in 1994 with the international audit firm Coopers & Lybrand and then with Ernst & Young followed by a career in the construction and engineering industry as a management accountant. After serving Labuan Reinsurance (L) Limited as the AVP for Finance & Accounts, he joined The Archipelago Group in 2018 taking the role of the Principal Officer and Director of the PCC (protected cell captives) operations and the Group Chief Financial Officer. He has been promoted as the Principal Officer (PO) of Archipelago Insurance Limited effective 9th August 2021.
Operations, Finance & Admin