Aftab Hasan is a professional entrepreneur with resounding stake in Energy, Offshore, Marine, Oil & Gas, IT and Insurance & Reinsurance Sector. He is an elected representative committee member and Secretary General on the board of Insurance Business Group (IBG) under the auspices of Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry while serving on the board of various business groups, social and networking organization. He is conferred with many accolades & award in recognition of his outstanding contribution in enhancing insurance industry standards, his unwavering commitment to bring about regulatory change, and for his exemplary organizational skills with practical wisdom for leading by example and serving as a model of underwriting discipline, stability and continuity to place big risks and find reinsurance support, professionalism and transparency in dealing with clients. He is a well-recognized name in the Middle East insurance sector. His participation and presence was felt by the insurance industry at times when new regulatory framework for practicing insurance profession in UAE was being drafted, mandatory health insurance scheme in Dubai was proposed, a unified motor insurance policy was planned and more importantly the run-up to the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) for first time in the UAE was discussed. He has been frequently speaking at industry forums, conferences and summits; and often quoted in the media, providing opinion and analysis on global & emerging markets which includes but are limited to Global Economic Summit, Middle East Africa Insurance Summit, Middle East Healthcare Insurance Conference, ShipTek International Conference on Marine, Offshore and Oil & Gas Industry, Dubai Rendezvous, Cyber Security in Banking Conference, Trade Finance Conference etc. He was recently conferred on 24th October 2018 as “Insurance Personality of the Year” at 4th Edition of UAE – India Economic Forum organized by Bloomberg Middle East & Economic Times.