Where the MENA insurance markets meet

Co-hosted by Global Reinsurance and the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFC), the third annual Dubai World Insurance Congress (DWIC) re-imagines the traditional conference to deliver unrivalled networking, business and thought leadership opportunities, all under one roof.

DWIC19  welcomed delegates from +44 countries with 13 visiting for the first time including: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, China, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Panama, Sudan, Tunisia and Zambia.

DWIC DRIVES DEBATE

DWIC is a great place to learn, share new ideas and debate the market.

In addition to international keynotes sharing their global perspectives, DWIC19 introduced topic-led Satellite Sessions focusing on Health, Takaful, Emerging Markets, Innovation and Insurtech and a review of the current state of the MENA Reinsurance Market.

To see presentations and Q&As simply click on the relevant speakers below.

Network at DWIC

Since its launch in 2017, DWIC has focused on providing senior insurance executives with a platform to meet and do business.

DWIC’s Networking Hall and online meeting scheduler make it easy to arrange business meetings and +1400 took place over the two-day event.

For the first time, DWIC19 welcomed more Primary Insurers than any other group with more than 75 companies represented. +95% of delegates registered attended with +54% board-level seniority.

DWIC19 News from Global Reinsurance

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Speakers & Contributors

James Vickers

James Vickers

Chairman, Willis Re International
Farid Chedid

Farid Chedid

Chairman & CEO, Chedid Capital Holding Group of Companies
Ali Fareed Lutfi

Ali Fareed Lutfi

Head of Payer Regulation, Dubai Health Authority
Levent Nart

Levent Nart

Founder, President and CEO of Nart Insurance Broking Service Inc
Zayd Faris

Zayd Faris

Chief Operating Officer, Fenchurch Faris

Bashar Al-Natoor

Bashar Al-Natoor

Global Head Islamic Finance, Fitch Ratings
Peter Englund

Peter Englund

Head of Commercial Insurance Middle East, Zurich
Salmaan Jaffery | Session Moderator

Salmaan Jaffery | Session Moderator

Chief Business Development Officer, Dubai International Financial Centre Authority
Laurent Lemaire

Laurent Lemaire

Chairman & CEO, elseco
Sinan Geylani

Sinan Geylani

Architect & Board Member, Virtual i

Asad Irshad

Asad Irshad

Principal & Consulting Actuary Dubai, Milliman
Fuad Kuliyev

Fuad Kuliyev

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, AzRe Reinsurance OJSC
Eric Lafage

Eric Lafage

Market Manager, Scor Global P&C
David Watson

David Watson

Chief Executive, International Re, AXA XL
Roger Bickmore | CONFERENCE CHAIR

Roger Bickmore | CONFERENCE CHAIR

Director at Corporate Strategy Advisors Limited

Laurent Pochat-Cottilloux

Laurent Pochat-Cottilloux

Global Head of Health Reinsurance Partnerships, AXA
Dave Matcham

Dave Matcham

Chief Executive of the International Underwriting Association of London (IUA)
Michele Grosso

Michele Grosso

Co-Founder and CEO of Democrance
Dr. Saif AlJaibeji

Dr. Saif AlJaibeji

Head, Global Partnerships @ Optum, UnitedHealth Group
Emmanuel Brulé

Emmanuel Brulé

Deputy CEO Saham Finances, Member of Sanlam Emerging Market Executive Committee

Jindong Xu

Jindong Xu

Expert Consultant, Insurance Association of China
Mohammad Al Hawari

Mohammad Al Hawari

Executive Board Member and Managing Director, Takaful Emarat
Simon Isgar

Simon Isgar

Head of Insurance and Reinsurance, BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Vasilis Katsipis

Vasilis Katsipis

General Manager, Market Development A.M. Best

Testimonials

  • DWIC is becoming a must attend event for anyone wanting to be involved in the Middle East insurance sector.
    David Piesse, Chairman and Golbal Ambassador, IIS and CRO, Guardtime
  • This is the most well organised and professional gathering of all those that are organised for our industry in our region. Thank you.
    Karim Jabri, Chief Operating Officer, UIB
  • The DWIC19 was an extraordinary conference. A very informative and well thought out event and perfect size for networking. Looking forward to the next congress.
    Khaled Andelsadek, Deputy Chairman, Misr Holding Company - Egypt
  • A most worthwhile international gathering of insurance, reinsurance and risk management professionals. Excellent meeting hub and table booking arrangements for one on one meetings. Good productive atmosphere and a must for executives doing insurance related business in the MENA Region.
    Mark Randall, SVP, Lockton MENA
  • Best of luck in organising further professional congresses in Dubai which are tackling the insurance industry successes, ailments and future from multidimensional 360 degree standpoints alongside a professional news diffusion and hosts with fundamental content mirroring the tremendous preparation behind the scenes.
    Mazen Abouchakra, Regional Director, Gen Re

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