Singlife With Aviva Bolsters Its Financial Advisory Services Team

Singlife With Aviva Bolsters Its Financial Advisory Services Team

by August 12, 2022

Singlife with Aviva’s Navigator Investment Services has bolstered its management team as part of its plans to develop its financial advisory services.

The new appointments to Navigator’s leadership team include Wei Lin Chin, who joins as Head of Strategy and Business Management. She brings two decades of banking, compliance and legal experience. She was previously Executive Director, Group Strategy and Planning at DBS, where she was involved in strategic projects such as Digital Exchange and Evolution X.

Farooq Lone was appointed as Head of Product and Business Development. He brings a wealth of experience in product management and sales from DBS, where he was Digital Product and Business Head for Indonesia.

Also, Ghim Chua was tapped to join as the Brand Marketing Lead. He has advised and worked with various financial and technology brands across Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, helping to elevate brand profiles across digital and offline channels.

The new appointments will support Navigator in expanding its capabilities with leading private banks and digital asset platforms in the region.

There has also been significant investments and enhancements in technology and product, culminating in a technology-led and client-centric wealth platform for financial advisers to sustainably serve their customers.

Singlife said that it aims to build a multi-asset, integrated platform across investments, insurance policies and retirement plans that can provide advisers with a holistic and comprehensive perspective of their clients’ financial situation.

This will allow advisers to deliver accurate insights and better financial advice to their clients at every stage of their lives.

Akhil Doegar

Akhil Doegar

Akhil Doegar, Chief Executive Officer, Navigator said,

“We have big ambitions to grow and empower financial advisers to better serve their customers. We will enable them with tools, insights and products tailored to their needs.


Recruiting the best talent is critical for our mission to become a wealth platform promising greater reliability, expanded product offerings and enhanced portfolio management capabilities for all our clients”.

Pearlyn Phau

Pearlyn Phau

Pearlyn Phau, Group Chief Executive Officer, Singlife with Aviva said,

“We want to continue to refresh and enhance Singlife’s offerings for a diverse clientele, including the high net-worth segment, licensed family offices and retail customers.


This will allow us to accelerate our growth, expand our product suite and build on our core insurance offering to provide a better way to financial freedom for our customers. Navigator will be key to enabling this.”