Aon strengthens its natural resources offering across APAC by naming new leaders

Leaders will oversee the pillars of energy and mining as well as renewable energy in the region

SINGAPORE, 4 July 2022 - Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, today announced it has strengthened its natural resources offering in Asia-Pacific by naming new leaders for senior strategic roles.

Melissa Shepherdson will become head of Energy and Mining, APAC and Richard Nunny will commence as head of Renewable Energy, APAC.

“Globalisation and consolidation have revolutionised the Natural Resources industry, and Energy, Power and Renewables are key pillars in our Natural Resources industry specialty. At Aon, we are building these industry specialities to bring greater insight to support our clients with tailored solutions for their needs. Our focus on collaboration within the natural resources team will ensure we present our cross-functional capabilities to guide clients through their energy transition plans, bringing together each pillar to help them make better decisions. Today’s announcement reinforces our commitment to bring greater value to our clients in an increasingly volatile global market,” said Tracy-Lee Kus, head of Commercial Risk Solutions, APAC at Aon.

Shepherdson is currently head of Energy and Mining, Asia, and has been with Aon for more than 20 years. Shepherdson will continue to oversee this portfolio for Asia.

“I’m delighted with the opportunity to connect best practices and ideas across APAC to deliver collaborative solutions to clients. With the changing landscape of the oil, gas and mining industry driven by Environmental, Social and Governance strategies, as advisors we need to be at the forefront of developing offerings to support with energy transition amid emerging volatility,” said Shepherdson.

Nunny is joining Aon from BMS Group, where he was head of Power and Energy – Australia.

“As the renewable energy sector continues to gain momentum across the globe, the development of renewable energy solutions across the Asia Pacific region will play an important role in driving this energy transition to a cleaner future. Key to my role is assisting clients through the delivery of innovative and effective risk transfer solutions, helping clients rethink access to new forms of capital, as well as bringing them the best of Aon across our global renewable energy practice,” said Nunny.

More information about Aon in the APAC region is available here.

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