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Institute of IRM

Director's Message

Facing the fast growing insurance market for high quality insurance services, the industry in Hong Kong at the current stage of its development comes across main challenges such as large manpower demand, advanced managerial and professional training, and in-depth industry analysis. To meet the above-mentioned needs of the industry for talents and industry dynamics to fully maximize its development potential Hong Kong's higher education and executive programmes need to step forward, the University has decided to establish the Institute of Insurance and Risk Management in 2020. 


The setting up of the Institute of Insurance and Risk Management would help fill these gaps by conducting research on key aspects of the insurance markets and providing additional professional consulting services in various specialized fields of risk management and insurance. Academic and professional lecture series and activities will be organized to increase the professionalism of insurance practitioners in liaison with industry regulators and local and international insurance organizations such as the Insurance Authority, Hong Kong Federation of Insurance and CBIRC in Mainland China. The Institute plans to promote inter-university, inter-faculty and cross research centre research collaborations. Leading universities and research institutes include Temple University, HEC Montreal, National Taiwan University, National Singapore University, INSEAD and University of Hawaii.


The different pages of this website will give you more details on our Institute, including the "News and Events" . We welcome highly motivated students who are determined to pursue insurance research to visit and/or make your postgraduate studies at our institute!


I look forward to working with you for contributing to the insurance industry's development.





Prof. LENG Mingming


Acting Head of the Institute of Insurance and Risk Management

Dean of Faculty of Business

Lingnan University