Khaled Saoud Al Hasan

Board member and Group CEO

Khaled Saoud Al Hasan

Board member and Group CEO

Mr. Al Hasan holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Economics from Kuwait (1976).  His professional Insurance and Administrative experience exceeds over 40 years in different Executive positions.  He joined GIC in 1978.  He is currently the Board member and CEO of GIG, the Chairman of Kuwait Insurance Federation "KIF" (Kuwait). He is on the Board of Directors in many of Gulf Insurance Group subsidiaries, General Arab Insurance Federation "GAIF” (Egypt) and the Arab Reinsurance Company (Lebanon).

Farid Joseph Saber

Group Assistant CEO (Operations)

Farid Joseph Saber

Group Assistant CEO (Operations)

Mr. Farid Joseph Saber is the Assistant Group Chief Executive Officer (Operations) since November 2016. Mr. Saber has a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Lebanese University in Beirut and a Diploma in Insurance (Dip CII).

Mr. Saber is an experienced Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the insurance industry in MENA region. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors at GIG Algeria, L'Algerienne vie (AGLIC), Gulf Sigorta, GIG Kuwait Takaful, GIG Saudi and GIG Gulf, all subsidiaries of GIG.

Osama Kamel Mostafa Aly Kishk

Group Chief Financial Officer

Osama Kamel Mostafa Aly Kishk

Group Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Osama Kishk has joined the group in June 2017 as Group Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the group's finance, financial planning & Analysis, Treasury and investment, and merger and acquisition functions and for the integrity and flow of the financial information to the management, the board, shareholders and financial institutions. He also works with the Group CEO in all financial matters at the group level and its subsidiaries. Mr. Kishk holds an MBA from Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in addition to several professional qualifications from USA such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Risk Professional (CRP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Associate Business Manager (CABM). Mr. Kishk has over 26 years of experience in the Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Investment and Auditing related fields.

Khaled M. Al Sanousi

Group Executive Manager | Group Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Admin. Affairs.

Khaled M. Al Sanousi

Group Executive Manager | Group Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Admin. Affairs.

Mr. Sanousi holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria. He started his career as a Diplomat, eventually moving to the commercial world in 2004. In 2008, He joined Gulf Insurance as the Head of Marketing & PR. He played a vital role in transforming the department to what is now known as Group Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Admin. Affairs. in which he pioneered the GIG brand and unified it across all Group companies in the MENA region. Also by overseeing Group Investor Relations, Mr. Sanousi practices transparency and efficiency in the Group’s relationship with its investors and other stakeholders. He is actively involved in creating opportunities in which the Group can benefit in the communities it operates in through well-defined CSR strategies. He is also a member of ESG committee to establish and implement Corporate Sustainability framework at the Group to leverage its strategic priorities. Mr. Sanousi also heads and manage the Group Admin. functions and instrumental in establishing sustainable procurement practices.

Mohamed Ahmed Sayed Ibrahim

Senior Group Manager | Group Internal Audit (GIG)

Mohamed Ahmed Sayed Ibrahim

Senior Group Manager | Group Internal Audit (GIG)

Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim is responsible for leading the audit functions for GIG as he has a proven record of establishing and re-engineering the audit functions in the group, He plays multiple strategic assurance and advisory roles for the Group. He is a well-rounded leader with over 17 years of proven professional experience in establishing corporate governance, internal control, risk management, regulatory compliance, Anti financial crime and ESG frameworks & approaches. In addition to extensive experience in establishing and leading digital transformation strategies for assurance functions and incorporating the latest technological trends and digital solutions in the audit functions operations through integrating the assurance functions outputs and enabling integrated assurance methodology in line with the group's strategy.

Mr. Mohamed holds a bachelor’s degree of commerce in accounting from Cairo university, and is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors -USA, and an associate of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner-USA, he's also awarded the International Certificate in Compliance with distinction of International Compliance Association (ICA- UK). Prior to joining GIG, Mr. Mohamed held various auditing roles with well-known international firms, such as KPMG and RSM.

Ahmed Ragab, ACIA

Group Senior Manager | Group Actuarial (GIG)

Ahmed Ragab, ACIA

Group Senior Manager | Group Actuarial (GIG)

Mr. Ahmed Ragab is a graduate with Honors in Actuarial Science from Cairo University – Egypt and is an Associate Actuary (ACIA) from the Canadian Institute of Actuaries – Canada. Additionally, he is a licensed Actuary by the Kuwaiti Insurance Regulator. In 2014, he was awarded the designation of International Certified Valuation Specialist (ICVS) from the IACVA Institute – Middle East. During 2018, he worked at Fairfax – Canada as an Actuarial Analyst for evaluating subsidiaries’ reserves, analyzing the operational performance, supporting the actuarial pricing team, and streamlining various actuarial processes. In 2021, he achieved the “Corporate Risk Manager of the Year” by the Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MEIIA). As a Group Senior Manager, he is responsible for managing the group’s technical portfolio along with developing the actuarial practices across the group companies. Mr. Ragab is also a Risk Committee member in some of the group companies including GIG Algeria. With his team, he plays a vital strategic role in the development of the group’s actuarial valuations, IFRS 17, reinsurance and the establishment of a new Data science division with operational excellence across the region.

Khaled Saoud Al Hasan

Board member and Group CEO

Mr. Al Hasan holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Economics from Kuwait (1976).  His professional Insurance and Administrative experience exceeds over 40 years in different Executive positions.  He joined GIC in 1978.  He is currently the Board member and CEO of GIG, the Chairman of Kuwait Insurance Federation "KIF" (Kuwait). He is on the Board of Directors in many of Gulf Insurance Group subsidiaries, General Arab Insurance Federation "GAIF” (Egypt) and the Arab Reinsurance Company (Lebanon).

Farid Joseph Saber

Group Assistant CEO (Operations)

Mr. Farid Joseph Saber is the Assistant Group Chief Executive Officer (Operations) since November 2016. Mr. Saber has a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Lebanese University in Beirut and a Diploma in Insurance (Dip CII).

Mr. Saber is an experienced Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the insurance industry in MENA region. He is also a Member of the Board of Directors at GIG Algeria, L'Algerienne vie (AGLIC), Gulf Sigorta, GIG Kuwait Takaful, GIG Saudi and GIG Gulf, all subsidiaries of GIG.

Osama Kamel Mostafa Aly Kishk

Group Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Osama Kishk has joined the group in June 2017 as Group Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to the group's finance, financial planning & Analysis, Treasury and investment, and merger and acquisition functions and for the integrity and flow of the financial information to the management, the board, shareholders and financial institutions. He also works with the Group CEO in all financial matters at the group level and its subsidiaries. Mr. Kishk holds an MBA from Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in addition to several professional qualifications from USA such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Risk Professional (CRP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Associate Business Manager (CABM). Mr. Kishk has over 26 years of experience in the Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Investment and Auditing related fields.

Khaled M. Al Sanousi

Group Executive Manager | Group Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Admin. Affairs.

Mr. Sanousi holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, Bulgaria. He started his career as a Diplomat, eventually moving to the commercial world in 2004. In 2008, He joined Gulf Insurance as the Head of Marketing & PR. He played a vital role in transforming the department to what is now known as Group Corporate Communications, Investor Relations & Admin. Affairs. in which he pioneered the GIG brand and unified it across all Group companies in the MENA region. Also by overseeing Group Investor Relations, Mr. Sanousi practices transparency and efficiency in the Group’s relationship with its investors and other stakeholders. He is actively involved in creating opportunities in which the Group can benefit in the communities it operates in through well-defined CSR strategies. He is also a member of ESG committee to establish and implement Corporate Sustainability framework at the Group to leverage its strategic priorities. Mr. Sanousi also heads and manage the Group Admin. functions and instrumental in establishing sustainable procurement practices.

Mohamed Ahmed Sayed Ibrahim

Senior Group Manager | Group Internal Audit (GIG)

Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim is responsible for leading the audit functions for GIG as he has a proven record of establishing and re-engineering the audit functions in the group, He plays multiple strategic assurance and advisory roles for the Group. He is a well-rounded leader with over 17 years of proven professional experience in establishing corporate governance, internal control, risk management, regulatory compliance, Anti financial crime and ESG frameworks & approaches. In addition to extensive experience in establishing and leading digital transformation strategies for assurance functions and incorporating the latest technological trends and digital solutions in the audit functions operations through integrating the assurance functions outputs and enabling integrated assurance methodology in line with the group's strategy.

Mr. Mohamed holds a bachelor’s degree of commerce in accounting from Cairo university, and is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors -USA, and an associate of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner-USA, he's also awarded the International Certificate in Compliance with distinction of International Compliance Association (ICA- UK). Prior to joining GIG, Mr. Mohamed held various auditing roles with well-known international firms, such as KPMG and RSM.

Ahmed Ragab, ACIA

Group Senior Manager | Group Actuarial (GIG)

Mr. Ahmed Ragab is a graduate with Honors in Actuarial Science from Cairo University – Egypt and is an Associate Actuary (ACIA) from the Canadian Institute of Actuaries – Canada. Additionally, he is a licensed Actuary by the Kuwaiti Insurance Regulator. In 2014, he was awarded the designation of International Certified Valuation Specialist (ICVS) from the IACVA Institute – Middle East. During 2018, he worked at Fairfax – Canada as an Actuarial Analyst for evaluating subsidiaries’ reserves, analyzing the operational performance, supporting the actuarial pricing team, and streamlining various actuarial processes. In 2021, he achieved the “Corporate Risk Manager of the Year” by the Middle East Insurance Industry Awards (MEIIA). As a Group Senior Manager, he is responsible for managing the group’s technical portfolio along with developing the actuarial practices across the group companies. Mr. Ragab is also a Risk Committee member in some of the group companies including GIG Algeria. With his team, he plays a vital strategic role in the development of the group’s actuarial valuations, IFRS 17, reinsurance and the establishment of a new Data science division with operational excellence across the region.