After working for three years at MSIG in Japan, Shunsuke Yamanaka applied for an overseas training programme and was assigned to Hong Kong. Now an assistant business development manager at MSIG, Yamanaka came with the hope of learning about the overseas insurance market and business collaboration between Hong Kong and his native Japan. He talks to Wong Yat-hei
What is your academic background?
I graduated from Waseda University in 2008 with majors in politics and economics.
How do you start your day?
I attend meetings, visit clients and receive coaching from colleagues.
What does your job entail?
I have rotated around a few departments to learn the daily operations of the company. I have been exposed to marketing, underwriting and claims. Training in these de