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Episode 13

Veronica Grigg

“The key is that you keep up to date and relevant. The other thing(s) are that you’re enquiring and more importantly, that you’re reinventing yourself!”

Veronica Grigg the President of Crawford Asia has the knowledge and experience that has transcended multiple industries and Countries. In this podcast, she shares with us how she managed to propel her career to the levels she did including where and how she devoted her energies as well as the impacts on her personal life as a single parent of a young child.

Veronica’s career diversity has encompassed working on rural properties, artificial insemination on farms, consulting to financial services businesses, being an employee of a major Insurer and dealing with Claims at an executive level. Her lived experiences has meant that she is able to understand and empathise because as Veronica puts it, “Nothing comes in an organised kit for you just to assemble”.

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About Veronica Grigg:

Veronica is passionate about building sustainable businesses and winning culture. Veronica has a strong track record in delivering results in global and regional roles. She has held executive leadership and CEO roles in insurance and professional service firms transforming and improving business results across diverse geographies and market segments. Currently based in Singapore, Veronica has also held international postings in New York, Sydney and London.

Veronica has over 25 years of insurance market experience and is currently the President Asia at Crawford, representing 10 countries and over 500 employees. Prior to joining Crawford, Veronica was CEO, Asia Pacific at Argo Global. She was responsible for executing the company’s business strategy across the region and developing key strategic relationships. Prior to this, Veronica was with QBE insurance, including Global Head of Distribution for the Group. During her 14 years at the company, she had numerous senior roles and worked across a number of different territories.


2020 – present, President, Asia, Crawford & Company

2018 – 2020, CEO, Asia Pacific and Middle East, Argo Group

2003 – 2018, Head of Distribution – Major Trading Partner Engagement, Asia Pacific, QBE


2001 – 2003, Executive Director, Watson Wyatt Worldwide (Towers Watson)

1997 – 2001, Director, KPMG Australia

1993 – 1997, Regional Consulting Manager (UK and Australia and New Zealand), Development

Dimensions International

1992 – 1993, Manager, Union De Banques Arabes Et Francaises – U.B.A.F

1989 – 1992, Officer, AXA (formerly National Mutual Australia, and NMFM UK)