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Mr. Houmam Tabbaa

ACII, MBA, BSc (Pharm), DLHI

Houmam is an associate trainer at RISC Institute and an insurance executive with over 21 years’ experience in the industry. His specializations include Employee Benefits (Health and Life), General Insurance, Risk Management and Insurance Operations. (Bi lingual EN/AR)

Leveraging on his previous experience as qualified pharmacist, he started his insurance career back in 2001 in Saudi Arabia at an in-house third-party administrator (TPA) moving in roles between claims and pre-approval departments. He then moved to take on a managerial role at the parent insurance company leading the company’s reimbursement claims section.

In 2005 he moved to Dubai and worked for 8 years at one of the largest multinational brokerage firms in the world where he specialized in Employee Benefits insurance lines (Health and Life). He moved between several roles at the firm including claims, business development and operations.

In 2014 he joined one of the largest conglomerates in the UAE as Head of Insurance responsible of Employee Benefits lines for more than 43,000 employees across 16 countries. In 2016 he took additional responsibility of handling the general insurance lines of one of the largest Retailers in the region.

Over his 21 years of experience spanning between TPAs, Insurers, Brokers and finally Corporates, he developed a deep understanding of the whole insurance cycle and the dynamics of insurance business and risk management in addition to developing solid leadership and managerial skills.

Houmam is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) and holds an MBA Degree and Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy.