Lars Nielsen

Hong Kong Insurance Leader

Lars Christian Jordy Nielsen is the Insurance Leader of PwC Hong Kong.

Lars has 19 years of experience within the insurance sector, both in Denmark and Hong Kong, and has worked extensively around the Asia Pacific region. He joined PwC Denmark in 1995 and PwC Hong Kong as a partner in 2006.

Lars has a broad and deep experience in audit and advisory work for leading life and non-life insurance groups as well as intermediaries and industry bodies. He has an extensive knowledge of the developments insurers are facing in the Asia-Pacific region and has been the lead audit engagement partner responsible for some of the largest insurers operating in Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region.

Over his 19 years of experience, Lars has assisted clients on many projects, such as regulatory reporting, IFRS adoption, Initial Public Offerings, control/process reviews, advising on risk and capital matters, complaints handling, regulatory compliance, group restructurings and due diligence assignments. He brings vision and innovation to his clients through these experiences.

Lars has spoken at seminars and courses in Hong Kong on various accounting and regulatory topics relevant to the insurance industry.

Lars is a Hong Kong CPA, a Danish State Authorized Public Accountant and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Lars is the current Chairman of the HKICPA - Insurance Regulatory Liaison Group. His role helps him to keep up-to-date with the regulation developments in Hong Kong and overseas in addition to making relevant contributions from his professional experience.

Specialty

  • Audit
  • Assurance and Business Advisory