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AM Best's
Insurance Market Briefing - Dubai

AM Best hosted its annual MENA regional insurance event on Friday, 17 November 2023.

Senior rating analysts and executives from the (re)insurance market discussed recent developments and anticipated their impact on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market for the short-to-medium term.

Topics included:

  • Global reinsurance outlook and drivers of future rating movements
  • MENA reinsurance market sector review
  • Observations on Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) trends in MENA markets
  • Drivers of insurance market growth within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

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Insurance Market Briefing Agenda

08:45 - 09:15Registration 
09:15 - 09:20Welcome and Introductory CommentsNick Charteris-Black
Managing Director, Market Development - EMEA
09:20 - 09:50

Global Reinsurance Market Update

    Greg Carter
    Managing Director, Analytics - EMEA & AP
    09:50 - 10:20

    MENA Insurers’ Rating Benchmarking

      Ben Diaz-Clegg
      Senior Financial Analyst

      10:20 - 10:50

      Coffee Break

        10:50 - 11:25

        Poly-Perma Crisis: Managing the Risk Landscape

        Mahesh Mistry
        Senior Director, Head of Analytics, EMEA

        11:25 - 12:00M&A in the GCC insurance Market – A Changing Landscape?

          Vasilis Katsipis
          General Manager, MENA, South and Central Asia

          12:00 - 12:30



            Networking Lunch


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            Meet Our Speakers:

            When & Where:

            Friday, 17 November 2023
            09:00–12:00 (GST) Followed by Lunch

            Fairmont Dubai
            Gulf Auditorium Ballroom
            Sheikh Zayed Road,
            Dubai, PO Box 97555, U.A.E

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            For More Information:

            Nick Charteris-Black

            Nick Charteris-Black

            Managing Director, Market Development, EMEA

            Mahesh Mistry

            Mahesh Mistry

            Senior Director, Head of Analytics

            Vasilis Katsipis

            General Manager, AM Best MENA, South and & Central Asia

            Ben Diaz-Clegg

            Senior Financial Analyst, Analytics
            Greg Carter

            Greg Carter

            Managing Director, Analytics EMEA & Asia Pacific