MR. YASSIR ALBAHARNA

MR. YASSIR ALBAHARNA

Yassir Albaharna graduated in 1984 with a Bachelor degree in Engineering (Mechanical) from McGill University in Montreal and then in 1986 obtained dual Masters in Engineering (Manufacturing) and an M.B.A (High Honors) from Boston University. He subsequently joined the Arab Insurance Group (Arig) in 1987 and was elected as “Fellow” and “Chartered Insurer” of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) in 1993.
Yassir worked within the reinsurance division of Arig during his entire working career and assumed various underwriting and managerial positions. Throughout, he has traveled extensively and represented Arig in numerous regional and international forums.
In addition to being the CEO of Arig, Yassir is:
• Chairman - Arig Capital Limited (London)
• Chairman - Gulf Warranties (Bahrain)
• Managing Director - Takaful Re (DIFC)
• Director - Arima Insurance Software (Bahrain)
• Director - GlobeMed (Bahrain)
• Chairman - Arig Insurance Management (DIFC)
• Chairman- Gulf Warranties Insurance Services (Riyadh)
• President - Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers (Cairo)
• President - Association of Insurers and Reinsurers of Developing Countries (Philippines)
• Chairman - FAIR Oil & Energy Insurance Syndicate (Bahrain)
• Chairman - FAIR Non-Life Reinsurance Pool (Istanbul)
• Director - International Insurance Society (New York)
• Director - Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance (Bahrain)