Acorn International Network started as an insurance agency to provide risk-consultancy in risk-management services as well as insurance advocacy, buying and consulting for corporations, non-profit entities and individuals.

We are now an insurance broker registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, giving us access to a host of insurance companies and Lloyd’s syndicates in Singapore.


Our Vision

To be the insurance advocate, buyer and consultant of choice for SMEs which are on growth and
expansion mode.

Our Mission

– To provide comprehensive risk solutions that address the unique needs of SMEs at growth and
expansion stage.
– To be independent in sourcing for insurance providers (including insurance companies and insurance
intermediaries) all over the world.
– To be independent in providing advice and opinion to clients.

Our Philosophy

To be the preferred insurance and risk solution buyer and procurement specialists instead of seller of

Clients who may benefit most from us:
– SMEs at growth and expansion stage.
– Uncommon risks such as aquaculture, livestock, bloodstock, aerospace.
– Private Clients: wealthy and affluent individuals who may have rare collections, fine arts, exotic cars, luxury yachts and who want risk-management advice.



David Ong was formerly head of a multinational and global insurance broker. He was CEO of Marsh and Mclennan in Singapore and he also held various senior posts including regional appointments in Marsh and Willis.

He is a Fellow of The Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and has also been conferred the Chartered Insurance Practitioner title.

He has a wide range of experience in designing, placing and servicing Global/Regional Insurance programmes for MNCs, Power and Utilities, Oil and Gas, Electronics, Manufacturing, Aquaculture, Aviation, Food and Beverage and Healthcare corporations.

He is passionate about transferring insurance and risk-management best practices to local large, medium or small enterprises in various stages of growth and regional expansion.

He was Singapore Chapter Chairman of the World President’s Organization (WPO), the graduate body of the Young President’s Organization (YPO), and also held various offices in the YPO. He is still an active member of the merged YPO-WPO Singapore Chapter.