Nick Scarlett

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Nick Scarlett brings international leadership experience, insights, behaviours and connectivity that he has attained through executive roles at Fortune 500 companies: a career spanning three global organisations – Zurich International, American International Group (AIG) and AXA. As a Partner, Nick is an active member of the financial services, private equity and venture capital practices.

Nick has strong general management experience and deep financial services industry skills attained over 15 years in core Asia Pacific markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Taiwan (resident in each country) and since 2005 Australia and New Zealand.

Nick has previously held roles that include regional director for Zurich International, which he led to become a market leader in Asia for retail advice and sales wealth and protection solutions. He was also a regional vice president for various AIG companies: engaging with AIG Private Bank / Fund Management / Consumer Credit & Protection / Accident & Health; American International assurance; Nan Shan Life Insurance co., Limited and Philam Life Insurance Co. He was CEO of American International Assurance NZ , transforming the business to deliver sustainable profits and most recently he was an executive leadership team member / general manager advice & sales for AXA NZ (acquired by AMP in 2011), holding various customer distribution experience portfolios, including  direct (both retail and corporate), intermediated and alliance partnered.

Nick has a broad network of contacts throughout Asia Pacific. He has served on the Financial Services Council of New Zealand (formerly-the Investment Savings & Insurance Association); Advicefirst Board; the Quality Advice Network Advisory Board and the Committee for Collective Investment Schemes to the Hong Kong Securities & Futures Commission.

Nick holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in economics & geography from Middlesex University, London.