Dr. Bassel Hindawi Senior Advisor and Board Member

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Personal profile

Dr Bassel Hindawi is a senior advisor providing management advisory services to the public and private sectors, and regulatory authorities. He is the former CEO of the DIFC Insurance Association and a former senior government official of Jordan. He previously served as chairman of the board of AlManara Insurance in Jordan and was also the director general and vice chairman of the Insurance Commission of Jordan for over a decade.

Dr Hindawi led the initiative to establish the Arab Forum of Insurance Regulatory Commissions (AFIRC). He chaired AFIRC’s first term and launched an initiative between AFIRC and the Hawkamah Institute to develop guidelines on the practical implementation of good corporate governance in the regional insurance markets.

He served as a member of the board of the International Insurance Society, represented the MENA region on the executive committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors and was a catalyst for closer cooperation between the IAIS and the Islamic Financial Services Board.