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Malaysian Life Reinsurance Group Berhad (MLRe)


Kay How Tan
Kay How Tan

Head of Malaysia and 
Chief Operating Officer
Southeast Asia Markets
RGA Malaysia

As the Head of Malaysia and Chief Operating Officer – Southeast Asia Markets, Kay How is responsible for providing shared services support and driving operational efficiency and effectiveness initiatives. He also oversees the responsibilities of Southeast Asia underwriting and claims, data administration, treaty management, and Malaysia office management. He serves as Principal Officer for the Labuan Branch, effective August 2018. Kay How also acts as the RGA management representative to the Shariah Advisory Council.

Kay How joined RGA in January 2016, and is based in the Labuan Branch’s Kuala Lumpur co-located office.

With a career in prominent multinationals spanning more than 20 years, Kay How has extensive local and regional leadership experience in the product development, marketing and actuarial areas. He has worked in life, health, group, general, and takaful business lines throughout the Southeast Asia region, including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, China and Thailand. 

Kay How received his bachelor’s degree in actuarial science from the National University of Malaysia. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) and a CFA Charterholder.