Yvo Metzelaar is an Advisor at Hunt Partners having joined the firm in early 2010.
Earlier, Yvo worked with ING Group for 20 years. During his tenure with ING he has worked in Europe, Asia and Latin America. In Mexico, Yvo was EVP of ING Commercial America (2004 – 2006), responsible for Personal and SME Lines. ING Commercial America is a leading life, non-life and health insurance company with a turnover of US$ 2 billion.
He was the Managing Director and CEO of ING Vysya Life Insurance and spent 7 years (1997 – 2004) in India establishing ING Insurance, obtaining a license to operate, forging a joint venture with Indian partners and running the JV. From 1994 - 1997 Yvo was the General Manager for ING Insurance in Aruba and earlier held several positions with ING in The Netherlands.
Most recently, Yvo founded ELYM Pte Ltd in Singapore (2006). ELYM is a business development and investment management company. He is also Group Director with Padmakshi Financial Services. The Group provides financial and business advisory and transaction services to institutional, corporate and private clients.
Yvo resides in Mumbai, India with his wife Esther.