John Brisco

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Operations Officer / Manulife Asia

John Brisco joined Manulife as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Operations Officer, Manulife Asia, in June 2015. In his role, John heads up the company’s Information Services functions, technology and digital execution strategies and our regional operations services including talent management and information risk management in 12 markets across Asia.

He has extensive experience in insurance and financial consulting, and has a successful track record in delivering strategic technological and operational transformation in markets across Asia-Pacific, the Americas and Europe.

Prior to joining Manulife, John's previous role was Chief Information Officer (Emerging Markets) and Chief Operations Officer (Latin America), QBE Insurance. He was responsible for 23 markets and had served at the organisation for nearly four years. During his tenure, John oversaw a number of key projects including the launch of QBE’s innovative insurance platform Qnect, a major transformation in how the company serves agents, brokers and customers in the Asia market.

John holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts with 1st Class (Honors) in Finance from the University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom).