Group Chief Executive, Solidarity Group Holding

Ashraf Bseisu

Ashraf Bseisu is the Group Chief Executive of Solidarity Group Holding and also the Chairman of the Arab War Risk Insurance Syndicate (AWRIS). He is a past President of the General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF) and a past Chairman of the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA).

Mr. Bseisu has over 24 years of experience in the insurance and financial services sector, where he held several key Executive positions like the Director of Strategic Planning, Chief Executive and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, He also worked for major international & regional insurance/reinsurance companies and financial institutions during his career.

Mr. Bseisu is a member of the Board of several companies, financial institutions, and professional bodies. He is Chairman of First Insurance Company, Jordan; Chairman of Solidarity Takaful S.A., Luxembourg; Member of the Board of Directors of Solidarity Saudi Takaful Company; Member of the Board of Directors of MAA Takaful Berhad, Malaysia. He is also a Member of Bahrain’s Specific Council for Vocational Training (Banking Sector); Member of the Board of Directors of the Bahrain Institute for Banking and Finance (BIBF); Member of the
Board of Trustees of the Human Resources Development Fund of Bahrain. He is also an active member of the Young Arab Leaders organization (YAL).

Mr. Bseisu is a holder of a Master’s degree from the “London School of Economics”, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor’s degree from “Southern Methodist University” in the United States of America. He is also an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance institute of the UK, and an Associate member of the American institute of Management Accountants.