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WTIC 2019 Speakers

Conference Chairman

FOUNDING & MANAGING PARTNER  

ASSOCIAZIONE PER LO SVILUPPO DI STRUMENTI ALTERNATIVI E DI INNOVAZIONE FINANZIARIA (ASSAIF)

 ITALY

H.E. EBRAHIM OBAID
AL-ZAABI

DIRECTOR GENERAL

UAE INSURANCE AUTHORITY (IA)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ABDULLA MOHAMMED
AL AWAR 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

DUBAI ISLAMIC ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (DIEDC)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR, ISLAMIC BANKING & TAKAFUL DEPARTMENT

BANK NEGARA MALAYSIA

MALAYSIA

SAGER NADERSHAH

MANAGING DIRECTOR 

ALJAZIRA TAKAFUL

SAUDI ARABIA

OSAMA ABDEEN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

ABU DHABI NATIONAL TAKAFUL COMPANY P.S.C

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

DAVE MATCHAM

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

THE INTERNATIONAL UNDERWRITING ASSOCIATION OF LONDON (IUA)

UNITED KINGDOM

DR. MUHAMMAD AL-BASHIR
MUHAMMAD AL AMINE

SHARI’AH ADVISOR

ISLAMIC CORPORATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR (ICD) – ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK

SAUDI ARABIA

FAREED LUTFI

SECRETARY GENERAL

EMIRATES INSURANCE ASSOCIATION & GULF INSURANCE FEDERATION

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

VASILIS KATSIPIS

GENERAL MANAGER MARKET DEVELOPMENT MENA SOUTH & CENTRAL ASIA

A.M. BEST

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

JIHAD FAITROUNI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

ISLAMIC INSURANCE & REINSURANCE (AMAN) DUBAI

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

MICHELE GROSSO

CO-FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

DEMOCRANCE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

BALASUBRAMANIAN PULICAT

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

SAUDI ARABIAN INSURANCE COMPANY (DAMANA)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

AYMAN EL HOUT

COUNTRY CEO

MARSH EMIRATES INSURANCE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

 REENA VIVEK

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

ZURICH INTERNATIONAL

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ZIA ZAMAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
LUMENLAB
CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER
 METLIFE ASIA

SINGAPORE

SEDICK ISAACS

HEAD: BUSINESS SUPPORT SERVICE

BRYTE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED, A FAIRFAX COMPANY

SOUTH AFRICA

MOHAMMED TARMIDZI AHMAD NORDIN

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

BIMB HOLDINGS BERHAD

MALAYSIA

MOHAMED AWAD OMER

ASSISTANT MD (TAKAFUL)

SHIEKAN INSURANCE & REINSURANCE COMPANY

SUDAN

NOR AZMAN ZAINAL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

PRUDENTIAL BSN TAKAFUL

MALAYSIA

REHAN SYED-MUHAMMAD

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

LLOYDS OF LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

PETER HODGINS

PARTNER

CLYDE & CO

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

MOHAMMED ALI LONDE

ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT – ANALYST

MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE MIDDLE EAST LIMITED

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

SALMAAN JAFFERY

CHIEF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTRE AUTHORITY

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

DR. BASSEL HINDAWI 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

DIFC INSURANCE ASSOCIATION (DIFC IA)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

MARK COOPER 

GENERAL REPRESENTATIVE MIDDLE EAST & DIRECTOR

LLOYD’S LIMITED

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

SILVAN A. SAID

CHARTERED INSURANCE PRACTITIONER, MANAGING DIRECTOR

RISC INSTITUTE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

GEOFFREY FARRUGIA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

AKTUARIS

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

A.R. SRINIVASAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

DAR AL TAKAFUL

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

OMER ELFAROWG AHMED 

ASST. MANAGING DIRECTOR UNDERWRITING

SHIEKAN INSURANCE AND REINSURANCE CO. LTD.

SUDAN

TOMEK BUGAJSKI

VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER EMEA

EBAOTECH

SWITZERLAND

NEIL COVINGTON

DIRECTOR OF SOLUTIONS MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGY

FIS GLOBAL

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

speaker at WTIC 2019

SHEIKH ZUBAIR MIAH

SHARI’AH ADVISOR & COMPLIANCE

COBALT UNDERWRITING

UNITED KINGDOM

KIRIL MILEV

MANAGING DIRECTOR MIDDLE EAST

NETCETERA

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

BILAL ABDULAZIZ LAVING

VICE PRESIDENT, RETAKAFUL

APEX INSURANCE

KENYA

JONATHAN RAWLING

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

YALLACOMPARE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

SAFDER JAFFER

MANAGING DIRECTOR & CONSULTING ACTUARY

MILLIMAN

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

TAHER FAKHRI

DIRECTOR

PROTIVITI ME

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ASAD IRSHAD

PRINCIPAL & CONSULTING ACTUARY

MILLIMAN

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

MOHAMED M. SHAMSI

HEAD – CONVENTIONAL INSURANCE & REINSURANCE FIRMS, INSURANCE SUPERVISION DIRECTORATE

CENTRAL BANK OF BAHRAIN

KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

HAMAD DARWISH

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

AL ETIHAD CREDIT BUREAU (AECB)

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

PARVAIZ SIDDIQ

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

SALAMA ISLAMIC ARAB INSURANCE CO

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

SEBASTIAN TAN

REGIONAL BUSINESS MANAGER

MERIMEN

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

MUHAMMAD SALMAN ANJUM

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

FEELOGICAL SOLUTIONS LLC & BLOCKPRENEURS

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

MS. FATOU ASSAH

PROGRAM MANAGER, FINANCE, COMPETITIVENESS & INNOVATION

WORLD BANK

U.S.A

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