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Insurance Industry Expertise

Our leaders are all experts in their fields. That might be in broking, systems, underwriting, finance, claims or logistics, but they must be experts.

We are also naturally collaborative, interested and culturally astute. And thoroughly invested in the global insurance industry.

Philip Bilney


Philip Bilney builds insurance sector enterprises in Asia and around the world, bringing perspective, connections and a detailed understanding of the practical realities of ventures and projects.

In 2016, Philip established the +8 Group of companies in Hong Kong to develop pragmatic and effective insurance and technology companies in a growing portfolio of niche brands.

Philip is a non-executive director in numerous insurance sector businesses, both in Asia and elsewhere. Amongst others, he is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Hong Kong-based Rare Earth Insurance Partners, a marine and specialty lines intermediary providing a cloud-enabled inward and outbound reinsurance broking service connecting Greater China with international markets.

Phillip Emmanuel

Head of Logistics

Phillip Emmanuel is a seasoned leader in the insurance sector bringing valuable expertise to +8 Partners gathered while working in the transport and logistics industries. In his role as Head of Logistics, Phillip supports the development of the group’s logistics insurance enterprises across Asia and North America.

Leveraging upon over 25 years of experience from working across two-thirds of the world, he works with complex distribution channels, insurance brokers and insurance companies to deliver underwriting risk transfer, claims resolution and risk management solutions to assureds.

Before joining +8 Partners, Phillip held several senior roles across transport and logistics at the TT Club, most recently as its Regional Director Asia Pacific.

Some Of Those Experts

Candace Chan

Managing Partner
+8 Partners

Dennis Tang

+8 Partners

Michelle Chow

Chief Operating Officer
+8 Partners

Glen Heung

Chief Compliance Officer
+8 Partners

Wang Wei

Chief Executive
Rare Earth Insurance Partners

Monica Lee

Chief Executive Officer
World Insurance Service

Richard Kamppari Baker

Chief Executive Officer
Cornice Claims Associates

Dermot Reilly

Co-Founder & Director
ADVA Underwriting

Harj Sandhu

Co-Founder & Director
ADVA Underwriting

Anmol Sawlani

Chief Executive Officer
Azure Risk

Yousef Al Imam

Nsure, Inc.