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Hui Lin Chiew

Hui Lin was the Asia-Pacific regional contact and was A2ii’s technical lead on regulatory impact and market conduct. Her work with insurance supervisors included a project with Sub-Saharan African insurance supervisors on supervisory KPIs, and piloting in-country capacity building in Asia. Prior to A2ii, Hui Lin was the inclusive insurance lead in Bank Negara Malaysia, where she led the work on the inclusive insurance regulatory framework and product assessments. Hui Lin graduated from the University of Warwick with a BSc Accounting and Finance.

Being an insurance regulator and policymaker is a vastly interesting but lonely job. One of the only ways to learn is from the experience of other countries. But someone needs to bridge that gap - and this is why I do what I do.

Blog Posts from Hui Lin Chiew

05.07.2021 | Hui Lin Chiew | Consumer Protection, Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Insurance, Microinsurance, Prudential

Lessons so far: Beema Samiti-A2ii-UNCDF insurance supervisory capacity building support on inclusive and digital insurance

What is it that makes digital, inclusive insurance possible – what kind of demand, supply or regulatory environment? What can the regulator reasonably do to provide such an environment, and how should a regulator go about planning and implementing this? And underlying all of that - what kind of support can capacity building providers such as A2ii provide to help insurance regulators along this journey?
06.04.2020 | Hui Lin Chiew | Covid-19, Malaysia, Prudential

Covid-19: On approaches to solvency requirements so far

In light of the ongoing Covid-19 situation, regulators worldwide have been forced to respond quickly in terms of prudential and consumer protection measures, as well as operational relief. To date, prudential measures have been observed to be stronger in the banking sector. The scale of impact on the solvency positions of the insurance sector is still unfolding, and so most insurance supervisors  are currently  closely monitoring insurance assets and liabilities, investment portfolios and liquidity, all the while maintaining constant engagement with insurers.