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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

Chairman:

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

 

Members:

 

Africa

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

 

Asia-Pacific Region

  • Raphael Young, Advisor, KPMG Siddartha Advisors, Indonesia

 

Australia

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

 

Bahrain

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

 

Canada

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

Europe

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

France

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

 

Germany

  • 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

 

India

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

 

Indonesia

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

 

Korea

  • 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

 

Malaysia

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

 

Mexico

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

 

Nigeria

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

 

Pan-Asia

  • Steve Tunstall, Secretary-General, PARIMA, Singapore

 

Qatar

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

 

SAARC Region

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

 

Singapore

  • 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

 

Taiwan

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

 

Thailand

  • 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