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Barbara Pao

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Chinese (Cantonese),Chinese (Mandarin)

Deep knowledge. Years of practical experience. And a strong commercial network in the marine insurance industry. Barbara uses her more than 20 years of experience to help clients get the coverage they need.

Industry Expertise

Barbara is an Underwriter on our marine hull insurance team. As a veteran in the marine insurance industry, she has accumulated valuable knowledge and skills from practical experience and continued education.

Before joining AXA XL, she was the general manager and hull underwriter of the Hong Kong branch of a French marine insurance company based in Le Havre. There, she was in charge of commercial development for Greater China and the management of the local team.

Barbara is the director and an executive committee member of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, Hong Kong. She is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

Recent Activities and Publications

  • Awards– Top candidate in Insurance Law & Regulation (INS041) in Oct 1999 Examination
  • Affiliations– Member of the Marine Insurance Club (MIC), Hong Kong 

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