G. P. Teo
Mr. G. P. Teo is the appointed Director, Claims with Great American Insurance Company, Singapore Branch. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic leadership in the claims management within the Singapore operations. He oversees the claims management for both the Marine and Property & Casualty classes of business. His responsibilities include driving best practices and delivering the best claims services to our clients.
G.P. has over 30 years of extensive claims experience working with global insurers. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for the full spectrum of both Marine and Property & Casualty Claims. Prior to this appointment, G.P. was the Head of Claims with Zurich Insurance Company Ltd; he was assigned to set up and manage the Claims function. He previously also held similar senior claims roles in various insurance companies such as Allianz Insurance Company of Singapore Pte Ltd, Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore Ltd and QBE Insurance (International) Limited.
In addition to his Claims role, G.P. also lectured at the Singapore College of Insurance and i-G Training, imparting his years of experience and knowledge to aspiring insurance practitioners. He had previously written a few textbooks and also contributed insurance related articles to the Singapore Insurance Law Association. He had served as a member within the General Insurance Association of Singapore’s Motor Committee and was once a Council Member in the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Singapore. He was a member of the Financial Industry Competency Standards Accreditation Advisory Panel and also an Advisor to the Singapore Insurance Institute / Australian Institute of Chartered Loss Adjusters in running the Claims Technicians Course.
G.P. holds a LL.B. (Hons) degree and the ACII qualification. He is also a Chartered Insurer, a title conferred by the CII, London.