Robert Elliott

Chief Executive Officer and General Manager, Cambodia

Manulife

Robert Elliott is Chief Executive Officer and General Manger, Manulife Cambodia.

Previously, he was Senior Vice President & Chief Distribution Officer (CDO), Manulife Singapore. His portfolio of responsibilities includes overseeing agency and partnership distribution, consisting of bank and financial advisory channels, training, distribution services as well as quality assurance.

Prior to his appointment as Singapore's CDO in 2010, Robert was Vice President, Agency Operations of Manulife (International) Limited in Hong Kong. He was in charge of managing the company's agency force and overseeing all departments under Agency Operations. He was also responsible for formulating strategies to further drive the growth of Manulife's agency operations in Hong Kong.

Robert previously spent 13 years with Manulife in the United Kingdom, and was a member of the UK Executive Management before re-joining Manulife in Hong Kong in 2005 as Assistant Vice President, Distribution. He helped deliver record sales and recruitment results, led agency development initiatives and key projects, and built an effective management supervision system within the agency force.

Robert has spent his entire career in the financial services industry. His extensive experience spans a rare mix of financial, commercial and operational roles with various blue-chip companies. During his service with two major insurance groups in the UK, he made significant contributions to substantially boost productivity of their respective sales forces. In addition, he worked in the independent financial adviser market in the UK, providing corporate consultancy and financial planning services to business and high-net-worth clients.