Rob Leonardi is responsible for all health reinsurance and health care business development in the Asia Region for Munich Re. He represents Munich Health on the Boards of health insurance companies in India and China. He has over 21 years international experience in healthcare management, including 13 years in Asia. Much of his experience has been in developing start up health businesses.
Prior to joining Munich Re in 2008, Rob was responsible as CEO Asia for managing healthcare businesses in India, Philippines, Malaysia and Hong Kong for UnitedHealth International, including insurance, third party administration and employee benefit consulting.
Prior to being appointed to this role in 2001, Rob held Chief Executive and other senior management roles in United Health - owned businesses in Hong Kong, Portugal and South Africa. Prior to joining United Health Group in 1995, Rob held positions as Chief Financial and Chief Underwriting officer for a health insurance administrator in South Africa, and as a consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in South Africa and Namibia.
Rob was raised in Italy, Denmark and South Africa and studied in South Africa. He currently resides in Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds degrees in Accounting and Business Finance and speaks English, Afrikaans and Italian.
He joined Apollo Munich Health Board in February, 2010 as an alternate Director to Dr. Wolfgang Strassl. Subsequent to resignation of Dr. Strassl from the Board of Apollo Munich, he was appointed as a Director w.e.f. 15th November 2013.