GAS current has around 100 members. Its aims are to
- represent the specific interests of actuaries working in the Gulf
- foster an sense of community among actuaries working in the area
- provide a support network for its members, many of whom may not work with other qualified actuaries
- organise networking and CPD opportunities
- help to raise the profile of the actuarial profession in the area.
The society is open to both members and non-members of the IFoA, as well as individuals who work in actuarial support roles in the region
GAS will provide members with the opportunity to meet other talented and dynamic minds in the profession and to fulfil their CPD requirements in the process.
Download the Gulf Actuarial Society Article of Association to find out more.
If you would like to find out more about GAS or would like to join the society please contact the Committee at The Gulf Actuarial Society.
Who's who in the Gulf Actuarial Society
Shivash Bhagaloo: Chair of the GAS Committee
Shivash is a Fellow of the IFoA and the Actuarial Society of South Africa. Specialising in healthcare, he has worked in the South African and Middle Eastern markets for the past eight years. He is involved in both the statutory and consulting environments of the changing UAE insurance landscape. Shivash is based in Dubai..
Shivash is primarily responsible for actuarial contacts and events in the UAE.
Priyank Gupta: Secretary of the GAS Committee
Priyank is a Fellow of Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. He works as a Consulting Actuary with Milliman, based out of Dubai and specialises in General Insurance. Priyank has significant experience on a wide range of property and casualty projects in Europe, Asia and United States. Prior to joining Milliman, Priyank was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte in London.
Mohsin Ali Khan: Committee member
Mohsin is a Fellow of the US Society of Actuaries and works as the Head of Pricing of Life Reinsurance business - MENA region for Munich Re in Dubai. He has been working in the region for more than 10 years in both life and non-life insurance and has experience in both pricing and reserving.
Ali Asghar Bhuriwala: Committee member
Ali is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. He started his professional career with EY in Pakistan and has been working in the profession for around 17 years. After spending 8 years in EY, he joined Tokio Marine Middle East Limited as head of the Actuarial and Risk Management function for their group companies in the MENA region. Ali co-founded Badri Management Consultancy in late 2014, and is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Company which has full fledge offices in UAE and Pakistan, and a strategic alliance in KSA. Ali has extensive experience of life and non-life insurance pricing and reserving. He also has done considerable work on End of Service benefit valuations. He has written articles for local and international publications regarding insurance and the actuarial profession. He also holds a Certificate in Takaful from the UK based Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance
Abdul Moid Ahmed Khan: Committee member
Abdul Moid is an Associate of the US Society of Actuaries (since 2011), working as a Senior Manager at SHMA Consulting based in Dubai and has expertise in both life and general insurance. He has more than nine years of insurance and actuarial consulting experience in supervising and managing large projects for multiple insurers & reinsurers in the Middle East and Asian region. He has a responsibility for managing a large consulting team and also currently serving as appointed actuary for several insurance companies.
- 18 October 2017
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