Some 190 financial practitioners were recognised at the Asia Pacific Financial Services Awards held on 22 October 2021, as the organisation celebrates its 30th anniversary.
The annual APFinSA Awards recognises top financial services professionals not only in their respective countries but also across the Asia Pacific region.
All recipients of the APFinSA awards are licensed financial practitioners who belong to member organisations in APFinSA – the largest financial services council in Asia Pacific, represented by the respective national associations.
The annual APFinSA Awards was launched last year with two main categories of awards and three tiers under each category. The higher the award, the more lives the award recipients have secured and protected in the course of their work.
Check out the list of 2nd APFinSA Awards 2021 awardees! Congratulations to all!
Kudos to financial practitioners and awardees
Guest of Honour Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Transport, said, “In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Singaporeans have adapted well to changes and equipped ourselves with skills for the new jobs created, including in our fast-growing financial sector.”
“While technology can improve work processes, all of us know that in this industry, nothing can replace the human touch. High tech still needs high touch.”Guest of Honour Chee Hong Tat, Senior Minister of State for Transport
APFinSA Chairman Matthew Kang said to the awardees: “You have helped many with their financial planning, given them the assurance and peace of mind that all shall be well for their loved ones, and that the future remains hopeful should something unfortunate happen to them.”
Mr Carlos Lee, President of the Insurance and Financial Practitioners Association of Singapore (IFPAS) and Co-Chair of the 18th Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress (APLIC) 2022, said: “Clinching an APFinSA award is a true testament of the awardees’ dedication and unparalleled contribution to the community and the lives of many.”
Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress (APLIC) 2022
After almost two years of disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore will host the 18th APLIC from May 24 to 27 in 2022.
Mr Edmund Wee, Co-Chair 18th APLIC 2022 and Co-Chair APFinSA Awards 2021/2022, said: “We look forward to welcoming all delegates to Singapore next year for the 18th APLIC with the theme, ‘Opportunities in A Changing World’.” He also thanked the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau of Singapore Tourism Board for its strong support.
Find out more about the 18th Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress (APLIC) 2022 to be held in Singapore.
Asia Pacific Financial Services Association (APFinSA) celebrates 30th anniversary
Did you know?
APFinSA was formed in 1991. At that time, 10 leading financial services associations from Asia Pacific came together to create this regional representation which would serve as a collective voice of the insurance and financial industry in the region.
Today, APFinSA represents over 100,000 financial services professionals across Asia Pacific. Members of the APFinSA community constantly learn from one another and exchange ideas with a common objective to always uphold the high standard and professionalism of the financial services industry.
APFinSA offers courses tailored for financial practitioners to continuously update and upgrade their skills to add value to their clients.
APFinSA addresses the critical needs and opportunities of the financial advice profession in the region, with a common goal of helping people achieve financial well-being.
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