Mr. Abouzaid is currently the General Secretary of the GAIF. This is coming as a consequence of 30 years of experience in the Insurance and Reinsurance industry (Conventional, Takaful and Retakaful) with concentration on MENA and African markets.
Mr. Abouzaid holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Grenoble University (France) and a Master’s degree from the same university in Emerging Economies and Development Models in 1981. He also holds a Master’s degree in Finance & Insurance from IFID Tunis.
Mr. Abouzaid served in various positions as a Group Marketing Officer for GMRB (DFIC) from 2013 to 2018, also as a Chief Executive Officer for Takaful Re ” (Arig Group) from 2005 to 2013 and as a GM For Best Re Middle East & Gulf from 2000 to 2005.
Mr. Abouzaid is also an Ambassador for the International Insurance Society; he served also as a Vice Chairman of the Global Takaful Group.