Mr Charles Hung
CEO & Executive Director


Mr Charles Hung is the CEO & Executive Director of Blue, the trade name of Aviva Life Insurance Company Limited. He has been in this role since April 2017, and is instrumental in the launch of Blue, which is the first digital life insurer in Hong Kong and a joint venture between Aviva plc., Hillhouse Capital and Tencent Holdings Limited. Charles is responsible for leading and managing Blue’s business strategies. Previously, he was the Chief Risk Officer of Aviva Asia.

Charles has close to 30 years' experience in business development, innovation, technology & operations, and risk management spanning across insurance, asset management and banking sectors in Asia, Europe and the United States. Before joining Aviva, Charles was with HSBC Holdings where he was the Chief Risk and Administration Officer, GSWD. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer, Asia for HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA.

Before venturing into the banking sector, Charles spent over a decade in the insurance industry in AIA China, PCA Japan, and Prudential Corporation Asia. He also held several senior executive roles at leading financial institutions including Peregrine Holdings, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.

Charles holds a master's degree in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Fellowship from Cornell University. He also completed the Executive Management Program at INSEAD in France.

Speech Title and Synopsis

Unlocking Blue Ocean Opportunities. Unveiling the Future Insurance Blueprint.

Across the region, insurance is considered a push product in large part due to market pain points. It is clear that the insurance industry is ripe for digital disruption. To stay ahead of the game, how do insurers unlock the blue ocean market potential? How do insurers leverage the "ABCD" of InsurTech to innovate for customers?

Blue, the joint venture of Aviva plc., Hillhouse Capital, and Tencent Holdings Limited, is the first digital life insurer in Hong Kong, with a founding vision to revolutionise the insurance industry by bringing simple, flexible solutions suited to customers' needs. The insurer navigates the shifting landscapes and customer preferences with leading-edge technology and data-driven innovation. Coupled with the full-fledged digital model, Blue is set to capture the unprecedented opportunities ahead.

Join the session to see how Blue creates a new blueprint for the future of insurance.

Contact Us

Annual Conference Secretariat, The Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) 16/F, Tower B, Southmark, 11 Yip Hing Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
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