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WTW names new Director of Strategic Growth

8th December 2021 - Author: Katie Baker

Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has appointed Kishan Dasan as Director of Strategic Growth, Construction and Natural Resources Australasia.

Dasan will be based in Melbourne and joins WTW from AIG where he was Head of Construction Asia Pacific.

This is a new role created to meet a key need within the construction and natural resources sectors. Dasan will work across both of WTW’s teams to provide a seamless service to clients throughout the life of their projects.

Iain Drennan, Head of Construction Australasia, WTW said: “Kishan has been at the forefront of some of the region’s largest construction and energy projects, having spent over 13 years with AIG, including writing the largest construction and mining project seen to date in Australia.

With long experience in underwriting and being a qualified engineer, Kishan brings unparalleled expertise and insights that will uniquely benefit WTW clients across the lifecycle of their projects, taking their risk mitigation and management strategies to a new level.”

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“It is effectively a joint venture between our construction and natural resources teams. Kishan’s unique skillset and experience will deliver benefits for clients right across this growing part of our business and help us identify further strategic opportunities.

“This appointment is the embodiment of our ‘One WTW’ approach worldwide as we strive to deliver best-in-class integrated solutions.”

Matt Frost, Head of Natural Resources for Australasia said: “Kishan had a large energy and power portfolio within his remit at AIG. His knowledge of those clients and their pinch points, will enable us to better tailor our solutions to meet those particular needs.”

Kishan said: “I am very excited to join WTW and look forward to working with clients on seamless tailored solutions across the lifecycle of their projects.”

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