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Gary Wong

Gary Wong

Associate Director, Head of Insurance

Gary joined ConnectedGroup in 2021 to develop and lead the Insurance practice, bringing a focus on industry specialised roles to add to our existing coverage in corporate functions. In his role, he is involved in setting the strategic direction for the division and works closely with clients across the Insurance sector. Gary has completed a high number of mid to senior level assignments in this field in Hong Kong and Singapore. Leveraging his industry and talent management expertise, he works with clients to identify the best talent options locally, regionally and internationally.


Gary began his recruitment career in 2012 and joined ConnectedGroup from a boutique executive search firm, focusing on Compliance & Risk mandates within the Insurance and Asset Management industries. Prior to this, he was with another international recruiting firm, where he was based in Singapore and led the Sales & Marketing team for the South East Asia region.


Gary has a Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in Mass Communication. He began his career in the broadcast industry with CNN in Hong Kong. Gary is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.



•              Risk & Compliance

•              P&C Underwriting

•              Actuarial

•              Change & Strategy


Industry Sector:

•              Life Insurance

•              General & Health Insurance

•              Reinsurance



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