bolttech is an international insurtech

With a mission to build the world’s leading, technology-enabled ecosystem for protection and insurance. bolttech serves customers in 30 markets across North America, Asia and Europe. With a full suite of digital and data-driven capabilities, bolttech powers connections between insurers, distributors, and customers to make it easier and more efficient to buy and sell insurance and protection products.

Why choose us

We serve millions of customers and work with hundreds of partners around the world, and we are growing our capabilities all the time. With an international footprint spanning 30 markets across three continents, bolttech is trusted by leading brands for our proven record of technical innovation and insurance expertise.

Our Singapore story

Previously known as AVA Insurance, an established Singapore-based insurance broking firm and insurance agency founded in 2007, AVA joined the bolttech Group in February 2022 and AVA Insurance Broker is now known as bolttech Insurance Brokers.

Combining 15 years of deep local insurance expertise with bolttech group’s leading-edge technology and global insurtech capabilities, our insurance exchange in Singapore offers insurance and agency partners technology-driven and innovative ways to connect individual and corporate customers with the protection they need.

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Our local leadership

Koh Yen Yen
General Manager, Singapore

Yen Yen heads up the bolttech in Singapore and is responsible for the market’s commercial success.

With over 30 years’ experience in general insurance, Yen Yen has also held senior management positions in various capacities. She joined bolttech from Sompo Insurance as Chief Marketing & Distribution Officer.

Yen Yen was a Member of the WSH Council (Insurance) Workgroup and the General Insurance Association Agents Registration Board and is actively involved with the local insurance community.

She is married with two sons and enjoys travelling and hanging out with family and friends over meals.

Michael Chew
Director, bolttech Insurance Brokers, Singapore

Michael is a Director at bolttech Insurance Brokers and was the founder of AVA Insurance Brokers before AVA joined the bolttech Group. He continues to oversee the continued growth and direction of the traditional broking business, providing advisory and consultative support to the team.

A veteran in the industry, Michael is also the Vice President of the Singapore Insurance Brokers’ Association (SIBA) and a Director in the governing board of the Singapore College of Insurance.

Outside of work, he is an active grassroots leader serving the community as a district councillor in the Central Singapore Community Development Council. He also serves on the Board of various charities championing migrant workers humanitarian rights as well as reforming ex-offenders. Being an accredited master mediator, he performs pro bono mediation duties both in the Family Justice Court as well as the Community Dispute Resolution Tribunal and Community Mediation Centre.

In his spare time, he enjoys travelling with his family and friends, relishes a friendly round of golf as well as cycle to keep fit.

Alice Lim
General Manager of Client Development and Operations, Singapore

Alice heads up client development and operations at bolttech Insurance Brokers, overseeing the day-to-day operations and management of the broking and claims division. Aside from her key operational role, she is actively involved in new business development, servicing and managing major client’s insurance portfolios.

She has close to 20 years’ direct broking experience in both local and international broking firms. In her spare time, Alice is an avid traveller who is always searching for her next destination.