Fareed LutfiSecretary General, Emirates Insurance Association


Mr Lutfi is the Secretary-General of the Emirates Insurance Association and the Gulf Insurance Federation. He was a Board Member of Quilter International Middle East at DIFC until August 2022, a Board Member of National Health Insurance Company-Daman and General Manager and Executive Adviser of Marsh Emirates Consultancy in the UAE.

He has served as an Executive Board Member and on advisory committees of insurance and reinsurance entities in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Turkey, the UAE, and DIFC. He was Group Director, Insurance Services for Dubai Holdings. Previously, he was the Director and CEO of Alliance Insurance, General Manager of Dubai Islamic Insurance and Reinsurance Company, and Board Member of DIFC.

Mr Lutfi’s career began with Arab Insurance Group (ARIG) from 1981 to 1996. He set up and managed ARIG London’s contact office from 1982 to 1986. He won the Personality of the Year award at the inaugural Middle East Insurance Industry Awards in 2014, Lifetime Achievement Award -Excellence in Leadership at the Insure Tek Golden Shield Excellence Awards 2021 and several other accolades for his services in the industry.