Our Associations

Our associations with industry networks enable us to keep abreast of global insurance trends, news and practices which ensure that our level of service, systems and knowledge are of a global standard.

Worldwide Broker Network (WBN)

Since November 2001, Honan Insurance Group has been a member of the Worldwide Broker Network.  With partner firms represented in over 100 countries throughout Europe, North, South and Central America, Africa and the Asia Pacific region, the WBN is the largest fully integrated network of independent property & casualtybrokers  and employee benefits consultants in the world.

Partnering with the WBN gives us the ability to handle localised insurance and employee benefits programmes for globally managed insurance programmes, ensuring that our clients receive comprehensive service from a single source.

In an increasingly global business environment, our association with the WBN also allows us to provide an internationally integrated service for Australian-based companies with overseas interest, as well as international companies doing business in Australia.

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International Benefits Network (IBN)

Since May 2010 Honan Insurance Group has been a member of the International Benefits Network  (IBN). The IBN is a network of independent employee benefits consultants in over 70 countries, providing members and their clients with global employee benefits expertise and promoting global standards in employee benefit consulting.

By extension of the International Benefits Network, you have a consultant who:

  • Provides expert local advice
  • Understands you, your organisation and its policies
  • Has speedy access to specialist advice on current conditions internationally
  • Can analyse your problem efficiently and develop recommendations
  • Can implement an agreed solution utilising other members of the IBN to undertake the work, or put you in touch with other respected professionals such as accountants or lawyers in the appropriate countries

Regional Network Alliance (RNA)

Regional Network Alliance (RNA)

The RNA is a synergistic network founded on 20 October 2004 to initiate a dynamic spring board for regional business networking in Singapore and the insurance brokers in the region.

Our partnership with the RNA allows us to:

  • Exchange timely business ideas and expertise
  • Develop relevant products
  • Manage operational insights in different countries
  • Assist clients  in managing the country and market risks
  • Provide  strategic advantage to clients making inroads into the Chinese market
  • Enlargement of our geographical footprint to benefit our clients

Our new brand and updates to the Honan Senior Executive Team

Last week, we launched our refreshed brand. Our new logo brings to life the importance we place on relationships, on delivering bespoke solutions, on constantly challenging and being courageous both for our clients, and ourselves. Whilst we look different–your service or relationship with us won’t change. Honan has also made some changes at the senior executive level. Andrew Fluitsma has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Australia and New Zealand and Brad Tymmons as Chief Executive Officer of Asia. Damien Honan's role has moved to Group Chief Executive Officer. Both Andrew and Brad have been instrumental in our growth journey and we are excited about the potential they bring to the business. Click to read more in the Insurance News article.

Honan hosts the inaugural WBN Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in Singapore

SINGAPORE Honan were honoured to have hosted the launch of the WBN Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in Singapore on Sunday 10 February 2019. This year marks the inaugural launch of the annual conference, aimed to bring global partners of the network together to strategise on synergies of service. This year’s theme was Navigating the Network, where the delegates explored trends, turning points and topics across the insurance and broker markets within the region. On behalf of WBN, we’d like to thank our sponsors.
  • AIG
  • Zurich
  • Lloyd’s of London (Asia)
  • Beazley Group
  • Aviva
  • AXA
  • CHUBB
  • Liberty International Underwriters
We look forward to the next conference! Photo from left to right: Tony McHarg from AIG, Francie Starnes from WBN and Damien Honan.

We welcome Eliza White as Director of Operations - Asia

We welcome Eliza White as Director of Operations - Asia to the Honan team. Eliza will be based in regional head office in Singapore. Eliza joins us from Starr International, bringing with her a strong broker background and experience in risk insurance, underwriting (specializing in the energy and risk sectors), management, analytics, and global insurance. Eliza's appointment marks another important step in our strategic aspirations in Asia-Pacific and will help drive our continued growth and momentum.