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  • Mohammed Saad

    Senior Vice President, Head of Underwriting MENA

    • T+971 4 2702012

    • M+971 50 6541044


    Mohammed is an FCII & Chartered Insurer specializing in underwriting treaty reinsurance business in MENA. Prior to joining EmiratesRE he was Senior Underwriter & Regional Manager – Mena of Al Fajer Re. Prior to that, he was with Egypt Re and then moved to Tawuniya (formerly NCCI) in Saudi Arabia.

  • Nicholas O'Neil

    SVP - Head of Underwriting Asia, Europe and Indian Subcontinent

    • T+971 4 2702011

    • M+971 50 6528337


    Nicholas has over 25 years of Insurance and Reinsurance experience with specialisations in Engineering, Power , Mining and Energy. He has worked in the major Insurance markets of London, Singapore and Dubai, in various senior positions at Swiss Re, Lloyds, Assicurazioni Generali, Royal Sun Alliance and AXA.

  • Rakesh Puthran

    Assistant Vice President, Underwriter

    • T+971 4 2702013

    • M+971 50 6527654


    Prior to joining EmiratesRE Rakesh was Underwriter for the Indian Sub-Continent with Al Fajer Re. Rakesh has more than 7 years of experience in Insurance and Reinsurance business. He has previously worked as Assistant Manager, Reinsurance at Pioneer Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers, India. He was handling the Far East Asia & European portfolio for more than 4 years as a technical underwriter.

  • Sanjay Bhogabanda

    Vice President, Claims Manager

    • T+971 4 2702070

    • M+971 50 6528856


    Prior to joining EmiratesRE he was the Claims Manager of Al Fajer Re. Sanjay has over 11 years of experience in property & casualty reinsurance claims management. He started his career in reinsurance financial accounting in the Asian market. Previously, he worked for Swiss Re, India handling South East Asian market reinsurance claims.


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