Appointment

WTW names head of financial solutions for Australia and New Zealand

Executive Move

Lee+garvey

Willis Towers Watson has appointed Lee Garvey as its head of financial solutions for Australia and New Zealand.

Garvey joins the firm from Marsh where he's spent the last eight years as vice president and head of lenders solutions for Asia. This is a return to WTW for Garvey, who previously spent time with the firm in 2012.

In his new role, Garvey will be responsible for the development of all products including credit and non-payment insurance, political risk insurance, commercial surety, terrorism and political violence, and lender's insurance advisory. He will report to the regional head of financial solutions for the Asia Pacific region, Fabien Conderanne. "We see tremendous opportunities for banks and corporates in Australia and New Zealand to benefit from our Financial Solutions products, particularly credit and political risk insurance.

"Lee brings an invaluable experience having worked in the market for many years with large financial institutions and corporates. His expertise will undoubtedly make a difference to clients in the Australasia market."

Garvey is currently based in Singapore and is in the process of relocating to Australia. He will be based in Sydney.

Appointment

January 2021

Head of Financial Solutions for Australia and New Zealand

Willis Towers Watson