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Our Senior Management

Wasef Jabsheh

CEO & Vice Chairman

A key figure in the Middle East region and founder of IGI, Wasef Jabsheh has specialised in marine and energy insurance for more than 40 years in various prominent roles with Kuwait Insurance Co and with ADNIC from the mid 1970s to the late 1980s.

In 1989, Wasef established Middle East Insurance Brokers and two years later founded International Marine & General Insurance Co. He also served as a Board Director with HCC Insurance Holdings Inc until 1997. 

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194



Waleed Jabsheh


Waleed Jabsheh began his career at Manulife Reinsurance in Toronto, Canada and later joined LDG Reinsurance Corporation, a subsidiary of Houston Casualty Co, in 1998 where he served as Senior Underwriter managing a USD 30 million book of treaty and facultative business.

Waleed joined International General Insurance Co Ltd at the time of its foundation in 2002. As President of the company, he has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of IGI now writing approximately USD 280 million in Gross Written Premium worldwide across 11 classes of business within a network of five offices.

Forum House, 15–18 Lime Street
London EC3M 7AN

T:+442072200100 Ext. 8203


Pervez Rizvi

Group Chief Financial Officer

Pervez has over 26 years of experience in Insurance and Banking. He obtained Bachelor of Commerce in Accounts and Management followed by CA (India) and CPA (USA).

Pervez is a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Pervez began his Insurance career with Life Insurance Corporation of India in 1989 and later joined Oman National Insurance Company in Oman.

He worked with HSBC Bank in UAE and Malaysia and Zurich Financial Services in DIFC in the senior management role. His last assignment was with an Islamic Insurance Company in Abu Dhabi, UAE as CFO. 

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194

T:+96265622009 Ext. 403


Andreas Loucaides

Chief Executive Officer - IGI UK

Andreas began his career in the insurance industry in 1971, joining syndicate 702 at Lloyd's which was sold to Markel in 2000.

He later founded a startup insurance company, PRI Group Plc (an FSA licensed A- rated AIM listed with a cap of £120m) in 2002 as Chief Executive Officer. Following the profitable sale to Brit Holdings, Andreas joined Catlin UK in 2004 as the Chief Executive Officer.

In 2008, he joined Jubilee Group at Lloyd’s as the CEO, overseeing the sale to Ryan Specialty Group in 2011.

In 2012, Andreas joined Lloyd’s Syndicate 2526 Assisting the sale to AmTrust and supporting AmTrust in the purchase of Sagicor at Lloyd’s.

Forum House, 15–18 Lime Street
 London EC3M 7AN




Hatem Jabsheh

Group Chief Operating Officer

Hatem Jabsheh began his career in 2001 with Spear, Leads, and Kellog, a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs. He managed several pits as a CBOE and CME primary market maker.

Hatem then moved to Amman, Jordan to set up Indemaj Brokerage, an asset management and brokerage company. After successfully selling it in 2009 to a publicly traded investment bank, Hatem joined IGI to head their investment department. In 2017 he became IGI’s Group Chief Operating Officer. 

He is a graduate of Marquette University. 

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194

T:+96265622009 Ext. 401


Tim Deardon

Senior Vice President, Group Head of Claims

Tim brings over 30 years of claims management experience to IGI as head of its international claims operation and has the multi-class knowledge which complements the portfolio of business written by the IGI underwriting teams.

He has first-hand knowledge of the requirements of our clients and business partners and has built up a network of professional service providers that understand the high servicing standards required by our claims team and who support the strategy of IGI’s pro-active and transparent approach to claims management.

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194

T:+96265622009 Ext. 138


Henri Labat

Senior Executive Officer – IGI Dubai

Henri has over 10 years of experience in P&C Insurance and Reinsurance for Large Corporations. He worked within AXA Group in different countries (France, Spain, Middle East) occupying different Underwriting and Management roles.

Before joining IGI, Henri was in heading AXA Corporate Solutions office in Dubai dedicated to the MENA Region. Henri holds a Master of Science in Engineering by INSA Lyon and a Master in Management of International Business by Essec

Office No.: 606, Level 6, Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House
, DIFC P.O. Box 506646 Dubai United Arab Emirates

T:+97144416797 Ext. 101


Youssef Alaoui

Chief Executive Officer – IGI Casablanca

Youssef has over 13 years experience in the reinsurance industry. He joined IGI – CFC operations from Aon Benfield where he worked for two years as an Executive Director for the MENA region.

Prior to this, he spent 11 years at SCR - Morocco where he held many underwriting and managerial positions in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. 

32-42, Bd Abdelmoumen – Residence Walili 25 – 4th Floor
P.O. Box 20000 Casablanca Morocco



Nick Garrity

Chief Executive Officer - IGI Labuan

Nick brings over 28 years of experience in the international insurance and reinsurance industry to IGI.  He started his career in the insurance broking sector, working with a wide variety of industrial and corporate clients in Europe and Asia, serving in client facing and then management roles with Willis, Marsh and Lockton Companies.  Nick has been based in Asia for the last 10 years where he has focused on the wholesale and facultative reinsurance markets in the region, in senior distribution and broker relationship management roles with Royal & Sun Alliance, then Swiss Re Corporate Solutions where he was Head of Sales, Asia Pacific.

29th Floor, Menara TA One, Jalan P Ramlee. Kuala Lumpur 50250 Malaysia

T:+603 2166 1786

M:+60 12 764 8567

Simon Levy

Senior Vice President - Reinsurance

Simon has worked within the reinsurance industry since 1985 with DG Durham and subsequently for EW Payne (London). In 1996, Simon left the UK and worked for Alliance Re (latterly Flagstone Re) as an Underwriter concentrating on a WWX USA/Canada Proportional and Non Proportional inwards treaty portfolio.

Simon joined IGI in 2010 and is responsible for underwriting and managing the inwards treaty reinsurance portfolio of IGI, whilst also being a main member of the management team responsible for all group outwards purchases.

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194

T:+96265622009 Ext. 214


Adam Safwat

Vice President, Underwriting & Business Development

Adam has over 19 years experience in the reinsurance industry. He began his career as an accounts clerk for CE Heath before moving to QBE in London where he specialised as a Treaty Reinsurance Underwriter for 13 years.

Adam managed an international book of business with his expertise concentrated in Japan, Asia Pacific and the MENA region. Throughout his career, he has also been heavily involved with in-house modelling development as well as the implementation of best practice procedures.

Adam joined IGI in June 2011. 

Forum House, 15–18 Lime Street
London EC3M 7AN

T:+442072200100 Ext. 8213


Rawan Alsulaiman

Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Rawan Alsulaiman joined IGI in December 2007 as head of its Legal Department and was promoted in 2014 to Chief Legal Officer. She also holds the position of Company Secretary of the Board of Directors.

Rawan started her career in 2005 with Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) where she established the Special Clients Department to handle key clients and oversaw their intellectual property rights, anti-counterfeiting, infringement and IP enforcement actions across the MENA region.

Rawan obtained her Master’s degree in International and Comparative Public Law from the University of Exeter.

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194

T:+96265622009 Ext. 213



Michael Farah

Senior Vice President – Operations

Michael has over 19 years extensive experience of providing financial and operational control audit services to clients in Jordan and the Middle East.

Michael joined IGI in 2011 to lead the group’s internal audit function after having worked with PWC and Ernst & Young, gaining a solid foundation in accounting and auditing particularly in Financial Services Industry. Due to his all-encompassing, experience and knowledge within IGI’s operations and financial accounts he was promoted to SVP Operations in January 2018.  

Michael holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, US Certified Public Accountant “CPA” license, and Certified Internal Auditor “CIA” license.

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194

T:+96265622009 Ext.270


Nasser Zagha

Chief Technology Officer

Nasser brings over 22 years of experience in the information technologies and banking industries.

Nasser had started his professional career in the silicon valley, where he worked for some of the world's conglomerates IT companies.

Prior to IGI Nasser was most recently an IT Executive at Bank of Jordan, earlier on Nasser was a VP of technologies at Bank of America.

Nasser holds multiple degrees and certificates in his field, such as; a Computer Engineering Degree from California State University, plus an executive certificate in Critical Management from Notre Dame University, and an MBA from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK.

74 Abdel Hamid Sharaf St.
P.O. Box 941428 , Amman , 11194

T:+96265622009 Ext.406