General Representative Middle East, Lloyd’s

Mark Cooper

Mark joined Lloyd’s in 2015 as General Representative Middle East based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

In this role, Mark is responsible for developing and implementing Lloyd’s business and market development strategy across the MENA markets as well as managing the operations of the Dubai platform.

Mark joined Lloyd’s from the DIFC Authority where he was Director of Insurance, Reinsurance and Captives.

Mark holds 20 years’ experience in international insurance industry starting his career in 1995 with RSA Insurance Group in the UK. He has lived and worked in the Middle East  for 14 years building extensive experience of the GCC and wider Levant insurance markets in executive roles including Head of Commercial Markets for the Middle East & Levant at Zurich Insurance and Chief Executive Officer for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain at RSA Insurance Group.

Mark holds an MBA from the University of Leicester and a BA (Hons.) in History from the University of Manchester. He is also a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of the United Kingdom, holding both the ACII and FPC qualifications.