Dr Christian Wards is Director of Group Healthcare leading the development of a more effective and value-based customer health journey across Asia-Pacific for AIA supporting customers to lead longer, healthier and better lives. Christian has 19 years of international experience in healthcare from across the health insurance, healthcare provision and health service sectors in a wide number of geographies including North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Prior to joining AIA, Christian was Managing Director of Bupa’s health insurance business in Hong Kong and an active member of the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers Taskforce on health reform. Earlier in his career, Christian practised hospital medicine in New Zealand and the UK. He holds a Bachelor of Human Biology, a Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery and a Master of Business Administration.