Craig Lee has joined Assured Guaranty Corp as managing director, Asia Pacific. Lee joins from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp in Sydney where he was general manager, front office, where he was responsible for all the bank’s major financing operations, including corporate, structured and project finance.

In his new role, Lee is responsible for developing Assured Guaranty’s business in the Asia Pacific and Australian region. Lee reports to Marc Bajer, managing director, international, of Assured Guaranty (UK).

Lee has over 20 years experience, including previous roles in Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney, in structured finance for international banks in the Asia Pacific region.