Colin Dawson, with 30 years in marine insurance, started at Lloyd’s and specialised in yacht insurance since 1997. He founded The George Group in 2009 and partnered with Expat Services, leading to the establishment of Expat Marine in 2011. Howden acquired Expat Marine Ltd’s portfolio in 2021, maintaining the partnership.
Colin, a member of RHKC since 1999 and RORC is an avid sailor in offshore races and regattas. For 18 years, he contributed to the San Fernando Race organising committee until 2017, engaging in safety and risk discussions in the yachting world.
Colin takes a keen interest in the yacht industry, being the Founder and later a Chairman of the Asia Pacific Superyacht Association. Colin believes in making an impact and is a Director of the San Fernando Race Foundation, supporting disadvantaged children in the Philippines. He also chairs The Elephant Foundation, which focuses on conservation and education in Hong Kong and Africa.