Acrisure Re Appoints Duncan Ainsby to Lead New Asia Facultative Operation

May 18, 2022
Acrisure Re Appoints Duncan Ainsby to Lead New Asia Facultative Operation

Acrisure Re Appoints Duncan Ainsby to Lead New Asia Facultative Operation

Acrisure Re, the (re)insurance division of top-10 global insurance broker and fintech platform Acrisure, is pleased to announce the launch of its Hong Kong operation and the appointment of Duncan Ainsby as Senior Vice President of Facultative Reinsurance and Head of Asia. Ainsby will be based in Acrisure Re’s new offices in Hong Kong and will report to Ghassan Mansour, Managing Director and Head of Facultative in London.


In his role, Duncan is responsible for leading and expanding Acrisure Re’s Hong Kong operation as well as building strategic partnerships within the facultative reinsurance sector across the Asia region.


Duncan has more than 35 years of experience in complex risk and multi-line insurance, facultative and treaty reinsurance. Prior to joining Acrisure Re, he held roles at Willis Towers Watson and Aon, where he held multiple director and regional roles, with his most recent position being Strategic Account Director Client Management in Australia. He began his career as a reinsurance broker at a Lloyds of London brokerage and later became a Director and senior broker at Gallagher Re.


Ghassan Mansour said: “From a facultative perspective, the Asian market is incredibly important and our decision to expand into this market was a natural next step for Acrisure Re. Duncan’s broad reinsurance expertise and extensive network will be vital as we look to capitalise on the various treaty and facultative opportunities in this region and I am excited to welcome him to the team.”


Duncan Ainsby said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to establish and grow Acrisure Re’s first office footprint outside of North America and Europe. The company’s experience and global network across all disciplines will allow us to provide innovative solutions to our client base. I look forward to working with Ghassan and the rest of the international facultative team.”


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