- Speakers-

Day 1 | November 15th

Dr. Bassel Hindawi

Former CEO

DIFC Insurance Association

Mr. Fareed Lutfi

Secretary General

Emirates Insurance Association

Mr. David Barker

Director- Supervision

Financial Services Regulatory Authority

Mr. Stefano Nalin

Executive Vice President Business Development

Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC)

Mr. Lars Gehrmann

Group Chief Digital Officer

Qatar Insurance Group (QIC)

Dr. Nasser Aljehani

Executive Director of Enablement and Supervision& Medical Director

Council of Health Insurance, KSA

Mr. Frederik Bisbjerg

Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation & Innovation

National Health Insurance Company - Daman

Mr. Aftab Hasan

Secretary General, Insurance Business Group (IBG)

Chairman, Risk Exchange (DIFC)& CEO, Arya Insurance Brokerage& Chairman, A2R Solutions

Mr. Martin Sebastian

Chief Information Officer

Watania Takaful

Mr. Varghese Skariah

Regional Head of Data

RSA Middle East

Mr. Bruce Sahd

Digital Strategist

Arope Solutions

Dr. Hugues KAMPE

Head of Technology Office

GIG Gulf

Mr. Narinder Jit Singh Bedi

Vice President– Automation and BI


Mr. Zubair Siddiqi

Head Of Customer Experience In-force Mgt. & Digital Acquisitions Middle East

Zurich International Life

Mr. Ahmed Fares

Chief Innovation Officer


Mr. Tamer Hamza Hammad

Director- Digital Transformation

AlRajhi Takaful

Dr. Louiza Chitour

Senior Program & Partnerships Manager-Health

Plug and Play Middle East

Mr. Manan Sharma

Head of Insurance Pre-Sales

FIS Global

Day 2 | November 16th

Dr. Goetz Friedrich Kuras

Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Paul McLeod

Chief Operation Officer

Emirates Insurance Company

Mr. Mohamed Seghir


HAYAH Insurance Company

Mr. Anas Mistareehi

Chief Operation Officer

Al Wathba National Insurance Company (AWNIC)

Dr. Dennis Sebastian

Vice President & Head of Health


Ms. Caroline Bertrand

Chief Marketing, Digital& Customer Experience Officer

GIG Gulf

Mr. Abdullah Faisal Biary

Chief Information Security Officer

United Cooperative Assurance

Mr. Othmane Bennis

Head of Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)

Qatar Insurance Group (QIC)

Mr. Timo Dreger

Head of Digital Strategy& Execution at QIC DVP

Qatar Insurance Group (QIC)

Mr. Walid Daniel Dib

Chief Executive Officer

Hala Insurance

Mr. Alaa El-Huni

Chief Business Officer


Ms. Abbie Oliver

Digital Delivery Manager

Zurich International Life

Mr. Rabih I. Khoury

Chief Exit Officer


Mr. Shady Eltohfa



Mr. Harald Eltvedt

Member, Venture Building

SC Ventures