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IIS Ambassadors, representing all parts of the world, across industry sectors, serve as regional representatives dedicated to the advancement of the IIS. IIS Ambassadors are actively engaged in promoting membership as well as the IIS many activities, including the Global Insurance Forum, Regional Forums, Research Program and IIS web based services.

Ambassador List


  • David Piesse, Chief Risk Officer, Guardtime, Hong Kong





  • Lovemore Gomera, Chief Executive Officer & Country Head, MMI International, Zambia


Asia-Pacific Region

  • Raphael Young, Advisor, KPMG Siddartha Advisors, Indonesia



  • James R.  Minto, Director, Dai-ichi Life Asia Pacific Regional Board



  • Yassir Albaharna, Chief Executive Officer,  Arab Insurance Group – ARIG
  • Fetooh Al Zayani, Independent Advisor & Consultant - Insurance & Reinsurance



  • Gary Comerford, Consultant, RGA Reinsurance Company
  • Dónal Corcoran, Executive Vice President, Consumer Insurance, AIG Canada
  • Meredith Evans, Marketing Manager, Global Financial Services, KPMG International


  • Bogdan J. Dumitrescu, Chief Executive Officer & Founding Principal, BJD Reinsurance Consulting, LLC, France


  • Professor Jean-Paul A. Louisot, PhD, Doctor in Management Sciences - Sorbonne , Fomerly Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Institut Catholique de Lille



  • Werner Bugl, Member International Advisory Board and Senior Advisor of Russian Reinsurance Company; Member Executive Committee, Ultimate Risk Solutions and Advisory Board Member; Member High-Level Advisory Board of OECD on the Financial Management of Catastrophes


Hong Kong

  • Peter Cashin, Partner, Kennedys



  • Professor George E. Thomas, PhD, Insurance Institute of India



  • Frans Y. Sahusilawane, Chief Executive Officer,  Indonesia Re - P.T. Reasuransi Indonesia Utama (Persero)



  • Nam-Sik Chang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Insurance Association of Korea
  • Soo-Chang Lee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Korea Life Insurance Association



  • Toi See Jong, President, Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM)



  • Recaredo  Arias J., General Director, Asociacion Mexicana de Instituciones de Seguros



  • Fatai Kayode Lawal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sterling Assurance Nigeria, Ltd.



  • Steve Tunstall, Secretary-General, PARIMA, Singapore



  • Khalid M. Mughesib, Insurance Adviser, CEO Office, Qatar Financial Centre


SAARC Region

  • Poyyale Venugopal, Secretary-General and Director, Insurance Institute of India, India



  • Tom Ludescher, CEO Asia and EMEA, Entsia
  • Sivam Subramaniam, Editor-in-Chief,  Asia Insurance Review
  • Tan Suee Chieh, Immediate Past Group Chief Executive, NTUC Enterprise Cooperative 


Sri Lanka

  • Dr Jagath Alwis, Director (Technical)/Chief Technical Officer, Ceylinco General Insurance Limited



  • Ray Chen, Chairman, Chinese Insurance Service Association (CISA)
  • Paul Hsu, Chairman, The Life Insurance Association of the Republic of China



  • Itt Apiraktivong, Independent Consulting Actuary
  • Chai Sophonpanich, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bangkok Insurance Public Company PLC


United Arab Emirates

  • Chakib Abouzaid, Group Chief Marketing Officer – Reinsurance, GroupMed Insurance Brokers Limited


United Kingdom

  • Michael Adams, Professor, Strategic Risk Management & Director, Centre for Strategic Risk, University of Bath
  • Greg Carter, Managing Director, Analytics – EMEA, A.M. Best


United States

  • Kevin Keegan, Independent Director
  • Anya Kutsina, Executive Director, Global Business Development, Ultimate Risk Solutions
  • Lauren Tennant Pollock, Vice President, Emerging Markets, XL Catlin
  • Stephen Packard, Director, Insurance Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting