Conferences / Sponsorships
11th October 2017, Manama, Bahrain
Trust Re concludes successful FAIR Bahrain 2017 conference

Trust Re, was a proud joint organizer and platinum sponsor of the successful FAIR Bahrain 2017 conference, held at the Gulf Convention Centre in Manama, Bahrain.

Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, the conference was opened by Mr. Rasheed Al-Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, who conveyed HRH’s greetings to the organisers and participants, wishing them great success.

The conference hosted over 800 insurance and reinsurance professionals from more than 60 countries to discuss the latest innovations and advancements in the industry, under the theme: "Insurance transformation in FAIR-land".

11th June 2017, Manama
SorS 2017

During the 28th meeting of Insurance and Reinsurance companies, SorS 2017, held in Sarajevo, Bosnia between 7th and 9th June, Trust Re was gold sponsor.

Trust Re team’s representation included Cyprus Branch General Manager, Sinisa Lovrincevic who delivered a presentation titled “Emotional Intelligence in the Business Environment”. The main topic of this year’s edition of the conference was “Implications of the Application of Solvency II and its impact on the Insurance Industry” with the subtopics of:

  • Implications of Solvency II Implementation and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry and,
  • Experiences of Solvency II Implementation in Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia.

SorS conference is well known for being one of the largest gatherings of insurers in the former Yugoslavia region, with around 200 participants taking part annually, to discuss and learn about trends in the industry.  

7th June 2017, Manama
Trust Re is main partner of FiAR 2017
At the 20th edition of FiAR, held between 21st and 25th May 2017 in Poiana Brasov, Romania, Trust Re was proud to be a main partner.

FiAR has gained an excellent reputation over the years as the foremost CEE and CIS springtime event dedicated to the insurance, reinsurance and private pensions markets. With more than 400 participants from more than 20 countries, attendees benefit from numerous bilateral meetings and knowledge-sharing from an esteemed panel of speakers.

Trust Re team’s representation included Cyprus Branch General Manager, Sinisa Lovrincevic and Hasan Tabaja, Underwriter - Facultative Property. Sinisa delivered a presentation titled “Emotional Intelligence in Reinsurance Business Environment”.
28th May 2017, Manama
Trust Re team participates in 44th AIO
Trust Re team members, including the underwriting and marketing team responsible for Africa and the Company’s Morocco Representative Office General Manager, took part in the 44th AIO Conference and General Assembly. Held in Kampala, Uganda between 21 and 24 May, the theme of this year’s conference was “Furthering the Financial Inclusion Agenda of African Nations through Insurance”.

Topics included:

• Driving insurance penetration: Developing affordable, need-based products and building an appropriate delivery systems including bancassurance.
• Sustainable agriculture through agriculture insurance.
• Developing effective consumer education models.
• Accelerating financial inclusion through regulation – a case for harmonization of Insurance Regulation?

The African Insurance Organisation was established in 1972 in Mauritius to develop a healthy insurance and reinsurance industry in Africa and to promote inter-African co-operation in insurance.


3rd May 2017, Manama
Trust Re attends 1st Asia InsurTech summit in Singapore

At the 1st Asia InsurTech Summit with the theme "Riding the InsurTech Wave" held recently in Singapore, Constantinos Hadjigeorgiou, Group Corporate Services Officer, moderated the panel “Overcoming Innovation Hurdles via InsurTech”.

Taking place on the 2nd day of the summit, 27th April, the panel comprised Dr Till Böhmer, Chief Executive Officer Southeast Asia P&C and Regional Chief Operating Officer, Munich Re Singapore,  Zia Zaman, Chief Innovation Officer, MetLife Asia and Peter Haslebacher, Chief Operating Officer, APAC, Shift Technology.

The birth of Innovation Labs across various industries signals the beginning of the golden age of the digital era. Aided by the existing regulatory environment, Insurers too have also joined the race to innovate to keep up with the demands of today’s customers. The aim of the 1st Asia InsurTech Summit was to share success stories, bringing Start-ups, Insurers and Investors together to create a better future for the industry.

3rd May 2017, Manama
Trust Re participates in Onshore Energy Conference Dubai
At the 2nd edition of the OEC held in Dubai on 26th April 2017, Kamal Tabaja Group Chief Operating Officer presented the topic "New Energy Corridors and Opportunities".

The presentation regarded major Energy developments which have been focusing on so called "Energy Corridors". These developments create significant change in many political, economic and commercial aspects but also provide opportunities for the insurance sector. Kamal's session explored this interesting subject and provided context for the insurance opportunities.

The OEC brings together insurance professionals from across the oil, petrochemical and power sectors and follows on from an acclaimed inaugural conference in 2016.
24th April 2017, Manama
Trust Re attends 21st ARC in Moscow
Trust Re was proud to be a partner at the 21st Annual Reinsurance Conference which took place recently at the Radisson Hotel in Moscow. Held on 5th and 6th April 2017, the theme of this year’s conference was “Russian Reinsurance Market – Paradigm Shift”.

Representatives from Trust Re included Cyprus Branch General Manager, Sinisa Lovrincevic who participated in a plenary discussion titled “Paths of Development for Insurance and Reinsurance Market”.

Mr. Lovrincevic presented some key findings from a study “The Outlook for Insurance and Reinsurance in Central and Eastern Europe” commissioned by Trust Re; the study also covered CIS countries and Russia. Commenting, Mr. Lovrincevic said "the region has difficult markets, challenged by several issues, most of them originating in the low level of tariffs. Moreover, economic prospects are not necessarily the most optimistic amid declining oil prices or depreciating exchange rates of the local currencies”. Crucially, he highlighted that "governments should invest in insurance, to boost market growth, to increase demand for insurance products. There is a need of significantly investing in education, so that citizens become aware of the role and benefits of insurance. "


7th March 2017, Manama
Trust Re takes part in launch of 5th MENA Insurance Pulse
Trust Re was proud to take part in the recent launch of the 5th MENA Insurance Pulse in Doha. Published by Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company, the Pulse provides an authoritative overview of the current state and future prospects of the region’s US$ 54 billion primary insurance markets. The survey is based on in-depth interviews with 40 senior executives of regional and international (re)insurance companies and intermediaries operating in the region. The study was supported by the Qatar Financial Centre, AIG, Chedid Re, Oman Insurance Company, Peak Re and Trust Re.

Constantinos Hadjigeorgiou, Group Corporate Services Officer at Trust Re took part in a moderated Q&A session with fellow market practitioners during the launch event.
5th March 2017, Manama
Trust Re sponsors inaugural Dubai World Insurance Congress
A delegation from Trust Re was pleased to attend the inaugural Dubai World Insurance Congress (DWIC) held recently, on 28th February and 1st March 2017, at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. The Company was proud to be one of the gold sponsors of the event which was organised and co-hosted by Global Reinsurance, the Dubai International Financial Centre and the DIFC Insurance Association.

On the first day of the conference, attended by approximately 500 senior insurance executives from across the globe, Trust Re’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Fadi AbuNahl took part in a panel debate. It focused on identifying the key disruptive trends in (re) insurance and developing a culture to achieve innovation goals.

Additionally the Congress featured “Global Insurtech”, a segment providing access to firms shaping the future of insurance and exploring the impact of disruptive innovation. Furthermore, ‘Innovation Labs’ were a series of sessions showcasing innovative thinking in insurance such as Artificial Intelligence, social media trends, big data and analytics, machine learning and the implications of the Internet of Things.
Dedicated networking areas at the Meeting Hub and Lloyd’s Coffee House provided delegates with plenty of opportunity to network and do business.


1st November 2016, Manama
Trust Re winner of 2016 XPRIMM Award for outstanding contribution

During the recent Baden-Baden Reinsurance meeting held between 23rd and 27th October 2016, Trust Re was one of four proud recipients of the 2016 XPRIMM Award for outstanding contribution to the development and evolution of the insurance and reinsurance market.

The award was presented to Mr. Sinisa Lovrincevic, Cyprus Branch General Manager, Mr. Hasan Tabaja, Underwriter – Facultative Property and Mr. Georgios Paltidis, Deputy Underwriter – Treaty, all representing Trust Re.

Swiss Re, JLT Re and Certasig were also award winners during the XPRIMM Insurance Awards Ceremony, organized within the Baden-Baden XPRIMM Reception 2016. Award contenders are those professionals, companies and players who are active in the re/insurance segment and who distinguish themselves by outstanding contribution to the development and evolution of the insurance and reinsurance markets in which they operate.

 
 

 

13th October 2016, Manama
Trust Re launches Energy white paper at 28th EAIC 2016

Trust Re is proud to announce the launch of its white paper “The Changing Global Energy Landscape – Opportunities and Challenges for Energy Underwriters” at the 28th EAIC (East Asian Insurance Congress) in Macau.

To mark the occasion, the company held a special luncheon on 12th October to which a select group of international business partners and specialised media representatives were invited. The presentation of key themes from the paper, produced in conjunction with the renowned Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company AG in Switzerland, was delivered by Trust Re’s Mr. Kamal Tabaja, Group Chief Operating Officer and was preceded by a short summary of Trust Re conveyed by Mr. Yazid Bitar, Head of Corporate Communication.

This follows the Presentation of the paper to a separate audience at the recent FAIR (Federation of Afro Asian Insurers and Reinsurers) Reinsurance Forum held on 20th and 21st September in Limassol, Cyprus.

Commenting on the white paper launch in Macau, Mr. Tabaja, Group COO said “The key themes of the paper, including global Energy demand by source, sector and supply, an overview of global energy and power insurance markets and a changing risk landscape are of particular relevance in these times of economic uncertainty and challenging market conditions for reinsurers”.

Mr. Bitar, Head of Corporate Communication said “We were delighted to partner with Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company for the second year in a row; this follows the successful production last year of our first white paper, “Adopting Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in high-growth Insurance Markets: The Trust Re Experience”.

He continued, “Our team comprising of Mr. Kamal Tabaja Group COO, Mr. Nadjib Bouzeboudjen and Mr. Poorna Chandra, both Senior Underwriters – Energy and Mr. Melbourne Fonseca, Underwriter – Engineering and Alternative Energy, provided significant input to the Energy research paper. Knowledge sharing and thought leadership are two key aspects where we believe we can add value to our partners”.

 

25th September 2016, Manama
Trust Re participates in FAIR Reinsurance Forum
Organised by Trust Holding and Trust Insurance Cyprus, Trust Re participated in the recent FAIR (Federation of Afro Asian Insurers and Reinsurers) Reinsurance Forum held on 20th and 21st September in Limassol, Cyprus. The theme of the conference was “Reinsurance Emerging Markets & Risks: The Road Ahead”. More than 200 insurance and reinsurance executives from Cyprus, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe took part.

The forum was opened with a welcome address from a number of dignitaries: the Chairman of the Organising Committee, the FAIR President, the FAIR Secretary General as well as a Guest of Honour.

During the first plenary session entitled “Oil & Energy Reinsurance Markets: Trends & Outlook”, two of Trust Re’s executive management were speakers, namely Mr. Nabil Hajjar, Managing Director of FAIR Oil & Energy Insurance Syndicate and Senior Advisor to the Management and Mr. Kamal Tabaja, Group Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Tabaja presented Trust Re’s recently produced white paper “The Changing Global Energy Landscape: Opportunities and Challenges for Energy Underwriters”.

The second plenary session was titled “Reinsurance Strategies under Solvency II”. A workshop on “Communication Role in Mitigating Risks in Emerging Markets” was held. Participants also benefited from a number of bilateral meetings.
11th July 2016, Manama
Trust Re Official Partner and Speaker at the AIIF 2016

Last month, Trust Re participated in the seventh edition of the Azerbaijan International Insurance Forum (AIIF), as an official partner and speaker. The AIIF, held on 23rd and 24th June at the Boulevard Hotel in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan is widely accepted as one of the foremost events in the Caucasus region for insurance and reinsurance professionals. More than 200 participants from over 20 countries in the Caucasus Region, middle Asia, Europe, Turkey, Russia and CIS took part this year.

Trust Re was represented by Sinisa Lovrincevic, Cyprus Branch General Manager, Hasan Tabaja, Deputy Underwriter - Property and Eray Karatepe, Deputy Underwriter - Engineering. Sinisa Lovrincevic presented "How can the reinsurance market support the insurance market's development and diversification” in a session which preceded a panel discussion, in which he also participated; it covered various topics including Reinsurance for the Caucasus - ratings, availability, financial sustainability, Reinsurers' strategy in the region, Are the insurance companies in the region adequately covered? and Benefits & drawbacks of the soft international market.

 

12th June 2016, Manama
Trust Re Gold Sponsor of SorS 2016

Trust Re was proud to have been Gold Sponsor at the recent SorS Conference, held between 8th and 10th June 2016 at the Bristol Hotel, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The SorS conference is the largest gathering of insurers in the ex-Yugoslavia region, whereby each year around 200 participants gather to exchange experiences, meet in person and explore trends in the insurance profession. The theme of this year’s conference was “Innovation as a precondition for development of the insurance and reinsurance market” with subthemes: Innovations in development of existing and new services of insurance companies, Management and distribution of insurance services in the context of innovation application and Innovations in law or legal regulation in insurance.

Since establishment, SorS has hosted many world-famous companies, which reconfirms the prestige and importance that this meeting has in the insurance industry. Trust Re was represented by Sinisa Lovrincevic, Cyprus Branch General Manager, Georgios Paltidis, Deputy Underwriter, Treaty and Slobodan Drinjakovic, Deputy Underwriter - Property, Facultative.
On 9th June, Sinisa Lovrincevic presented "The Outlook for Insurance and Reinsurance in CEE’’ and on the last day Sinisa participated in the round table discussion regarding "Reinsurance Professional Liability" led by Mr. Zlatan Filipovic of Bosna Re.

30th May 2016, Manama
Strategic Partner of FiAR 2016
At the recent FiAR, the international Insurance-Reinsurance Forum, Trust Re was a strategic partner. Delegates at the conference, which was held in Brasov, Romania from 15th to 19th May 2016, included leaders and specialists from the European reinsurance area and related disciplines including consultancy and legal.
As in previous years, the event was completed by numerous networking opportunities and several bilateral meetings.

Trust Re was represented by Sinisa Lovrincevic, Cyprus Branch General Manager and Georgios Paltidis, Deputy Underwriter (Treaty). Mr. Lovrincevic took part as a speaker in a round table discussion focusing on the topic of 'Nat Cat and Reinsurance'. The Company received a certificate of appreciation from the organiser XPRIMM, for exceptional support and outstanding contribution to the success of the event. 
23rd May 2016, Manama
Trust Re supports inaugural Dubai Onshore Energy Conference
Trust Re was proud to play an integral part in the recent, inaugural Onshore Energy Conference held in Dubai, being one of the companies who advised on the creation of the event. Other such companies included Liberty, XL Catlin, Lloyd’s, AIG and Marsh.

Taking place at the Shangri-La hotel on May 18th, the event welcomed insurers, reinsurers and brokers and addressed issues and challenges specific to onshore energy from the insurance, technical, claims and legal point of view.
Key note speakers who are well-known in the sector contributed to an educational and networking event. Trust Re’s Chief Operating Officer, Kamal Tabaja, chaired a panel which discussed “A Decade of Regional markets — Development & Sustainability”.
22nd May 2016, Manama
Trust Re participates in 43rd AIO Conference and General Assembly

A team from Trust Re, including the underwriting and marketing team responsible for Africa, the Company’s Morocco Representative Office General Manager, and members of its subsidiary company Afro Asian Assistance, participated in the recent 43rd AIO Conference and General Assembly.

Held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 8th to 11th May under the high patronage of His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, the conference had the theme of “African insurance amidst current and emerging challenges”.
The organizing committee included the Moroccan Federation of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies “FMSAR” and the Société Centrale de Réassurance “SCR”.

16th April 2016, Manama
Trust Re partners with XXth Annual Reinsurance Conference in Moscow

In the recent XXth Annual Reinsurance Conference held in Moscow between 6th and 7th April 2016, Trust Re was represented by Georgios Paltidis and Natalia Khaylova from the Treaty Underwriting team.

Trust Re was proud to be a partner in this conference which had the theme of “Reinsurance is a Vector of Positive”, and was run under the aegis of the All-Russian Insurance Association and was co-organised by Business Format Group.
The conference brought together over 260 participants including senior level delegates from the fields of insurance, reinsurance, brokers and loss adjusters from almost 20 countries in Western Europe, the Middle East, Central and Southeast Asia.  

Discussions over the course of the two days were wide ranging and included analysis of national and international reinsurance markets, prospects for the development of national capacity and regulatory matters.
The Trust Re team took part in the speaker panel, in the discussion called “Reinsurance of CAT and Terrorism risks. Pools and their potentials”.

16th March 2016, Manama
Trust Re underlines commitment to MENA insurance sector
Trust Re emphasised its commitment to the MENA insurance sector by being one of the sponsors and participating in the 10th Multaqa Qatar, held between 13th and 15th March 2016 at the St. Regis, Doha. The Company’s Planning & Business Development Officer, Mr. Mark Buisseret was part of the executive panel who discussed “The strategic outlook for MENA insurance markets and its global context".
Also in attendance was Trust Re’s subsidiary, Afro Asian Assistance which provides Travel Assistance and Personal Accident products.

Hosted by the Qatar Central Bank and the Qatar Financial Centre Authority, and organised by the international insurance media brand, GR, Multaqa Qatar is widely regarded as one of the MENA region’s leading risk and insurance forums, aimed at senior executives and decision makers.
28th February 2016, Manama
Trust Re attends 40th FANAF
A delegation from Trust Re participated in the recent 40th Annual General Assembly of the FANAF (Federation of African National Insurance Companies). The meeting took place in Abidjan, Ivory Coast between 15th and 18th February, with the theme “Insurance in Africa at the heart of Emerging Economies”.

This year, more than 800 delegates took part.
24th January 2016, Manama
Trust Re attends 9th India Rendezvous
A delegation from Trust Re, including from its Life & Health Reinsurance department, attended the recent 9th India Rendezvous held at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai between 20th and 22nd January.

Organised jointly by GIC Re and Asia Insurance Review, the India Rendezvous has come to be seen as one of the major events on the Asian insurance calendar, bringing together more than 650 delegates from Indian, regional and international markets. This year, the India Rendezvous focused on the theme, “The New Realities in Reinsurance” with the subtext “Creating a Reinsurance Hub in India.”
15th December 2015, Manama
14th November Business Meetings of Reinsurers (NBM)
Trust Re is pleased to announce its recent partnership of and participation in the 14th November Business Meetings of Reinsurers (NBM) that took place in Moscow on 24th & 25th November 2015. The company was represented by Mr. Nabil Hajjar (Senior Advisor to the Management, Managing Director – FAIR Oil & Energy Insurance Syndicate), Ms. Natalia Khaylova (Underwriter Treaty), Mr. Ahmed Almahmeed (Underwriter Energy) and Mr. Slobodan Drinjakovic (Deputy Underwriter Property).


Approximately 250 people took part in the event, representing almost 100 companies from 21 countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Bahrain, Belarus, Great Britain, Germany, Georgia, India, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Panama, Poland, Russia, Romania, Syria, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, Switzerland and South Korea.
Participants benefited from the chance to effectively conduct meetings and negotiations.
12th November 2015, Manama
13th Carthage Rendez-vous
In a recent statement, Trust Re was pleased to announce its strong presence at the 13th Carthage Rendez-vous, Tunisia which was held between 8th and 10th November 2015.
Organised by the Tunisian Federation of Insurance Companies (FTUSA) in cooperation with GAIF and Tunis Re, the Carthage Rendez-vous was held under the theme, “Insurance, Investment and Development.” The biennial event attracted more than 500 delegates from Tunisian and MENA markets.

During the conference, Trust Re hosted meetings at its exclusive meeting room and delivered a study on the African markets titled ”African Market Outlook.” The study was presented in French by Morocco Office General Manager, Mr. Samir El Mouaffek. Another presentation delivered in Arabic was given by Mr. Mourad Hammami, Head of Compliance, covering “Compliance & the Fight against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing.” Both presentations were well attended and well received by the audience.
4th November 2015, Manama
13th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference
Trust Re was pleased to have been one of the gold sponsors at the recent 13th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC), which had the theme “Managing Risks in an Uncertain World”.

During the course of the three day conference, 2nd to 4th November 2015, held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore, representatives from Trust Re’s Bahrain Head Office, Malaysia Branch Office and FAIR Oil and Energy Insurance Syndicate – managed by Trust Re - attended over 120 meetings.
In total, more than 1,000 delegates attended, taking part in bilateral meetings and making the most of networking opportunities.

On the second day of the conference, Trust Re launched its ERM paper “Adopting Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) in High-Growth Insurance Markets: The Trust Re experience” at a special breakfast meeting for select clients.  
Trust Re is keen to emphasise its position as a value-added service provider in the market.
18th October 2015, Manama
24th FAIR Conference
A sizable delegation from Trust Re, including representatives from its subsidiary Afro Asian Assistance, attended the recent 24th Conference of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers (FAIR). Held from 12th to 14th October 2015, the conference coincided with the 50th anniversary of FAIR held under the patronage of His Excellency the Prime Minister of Egypt.

The theme of this year’s conference was “Building on 50 Years of Regional Cooperation”. Several hundred delegates, including leading industry executives and key decision makers from the international insurance and reinsurance markets were in attendance.  

Trust Re was official bag sponsor and had a specially branded meeting room in which to meet clients and partners.
6th October 2015, Manama
20th African Reinsurance Forum
A contingent from Trust Re, including for the first time representatives from its Life & Health department, participated in the recent 20th African Reinsurance Forum held in Tangier, Morocco.

The forum, which took place from 4th to 6th October 2015 had the theme of “Contemporary problems facing African insurers and reinsurers”. Participants were provided with an excellent chance to exchange experiences and ideas as well as networking opportunities.

Over 300 delegates from the whole of Africa and beyond attended. Trust Re held a cocktail reception for a select group of clients and partners on 6th October.
9th July 2015, Manama
AIIF 2015 - VI Azerbaijan International Insurance Forum
Trust Re is pleased to announce its recent participation in the Azerbaijan International Insurance Forum, held in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan from 2nd to 3rd July 2015. The company was represented by Mr. Kamal Tabaja, Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Sinisa Lovrincevic, Branch General Manager Cyprus Branch Office and Mr. Hasan Tabaja, Deputy Underwriter.

Mr. Lovrincevic was one of the speakers on the subject “Reinsurance capacity and new underwriting techniques”. Further plenary and panel discussions, as well as bilateral meetings and workshops, took place during the course of the conference.

The event brought together more than 250 participants from over 25 countries. Senior level managers from insurance, reinsurance and brokerage companies in the Caucasus region, Middle Asia, Europe, Turkey, Russia and CIS were amongst the delegates.
25th June 2015, Manama
Trust Re attends International Insurance Forum in Munich

Trust Re participated in the recent International Insurance Forum (IIF) event in Munich. Held on 22nd and 23rd June 2015, this year’s forum was entitled “Property Insurance in a Stormy Era”. It focused on the impact of natural catastrophes in Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey with a day panel on agricultural insurance. Mr Sinisa Lovrincevic, General Manager of Trust Re’s Cyprus Branch Office delivered  a presentation on “Property NAT CAT challenges and opportunities in CEE” on the first day of the event.


Approximately 100 participants from the EU and CIS countries attended.

15th June 2015, Manama
Trust Re Gold Sponsor at SorS 2015

Trust Re today reported that it was proud to have been Gold Sponsor of the recent SorS, held between 10th and 12th June 2015 at the Bristol Hotel, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Organised by the Insurers Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina, together with TECTUS group and its publication, SVIJET Osiguranja, SorS is one of the foremost insurance events bringing together representatives from insurance and reinsurance companies active in the SEE.

Trust Re was represented by Mr. Fadi AbuNahl, CEO, Mr. Sinisa Lovrincevic, Branch General Manager Cyprus Branch and Mr. Georgios Paltidis, Deputy Underwriter. On 11th June, Mr. Lovrincevic presented “Trust Re, Reinsurer of Choice” and on the last day of the conference, Mr. AbuNahl, Mr. Lovrincevic and Mr. Paltidis participated in the discussion on “Insurance and Reinsurance of events and demonstrations”, led by Mr. Zlatan Filipovic of Bosna Re.

Debates at this year’s event focused on matters such as the region’s development as regards property insurance, the impact of catastrophic flooding, the role of insurance companies as institutional investors, as well as the current situation and trends in the segment of private pensions and life insurance.
28th May 2015, Manama
42nd AIO Conference and General Assembly

A delegation from Trust Re, including the underwriting and marketing team responsible for Africa, as well as the Company’s Morocco Representative Office General Manager, recently participated in the 42nd AIO Conference and General Assembly.

Held in Gammarth, Tunisia from 24th to 27th May 2015, the theme of the conference was “African Insurance in the face of Mass Events”.

The Conference and General Assembly was jointly hosted by the Fédération Tunisiennes des Sociétés d'Assurances (FTUSA) and Société Tunisienne de Réassurance (TUNIS RE).

Several hundred delegates attended and Trust Re had two specially-reserved meeting rooms in which to meet with business partners and clients.

24th May 2015, Manama
Trust Re one of the main partners at FiAR 2015

Trust Re was proud to have participated in the recent FiAR 2015 as one of the main partners. Held between 17th and 21st May 2015 in Brasov, Romania the international insurance & reinsurance forum is one of the foremost European events dedicated to the insurance and reinsurance markets.

Delegates included leaders and specialists from the European reinsurance area and related disciplines including consultancy and audit. 

On 19th May, Mr. Sinisa Lovrincevic, Branch General Manager Trust Re Cyprus was a speaker at  the Reinsurance and Nat Cat workshop.

During the course of the conference, Mr. Lovrincevic spoke about the company's active presence in the Romanian market by saying "Romania is important to us and we will remain in this market for many years". He continued by mentioning Trust Re's development strategy which focuses on long term business partnerships. 

 

 

22nd April 2015, Manama
PII International Insurance Conference
Trust Re is proud to have participated in and been one of the sponsors of the Pakistan Insurance Institute's (PII) International Insurance Conference held recently in Karachi.

The conference which had the theme of "Winds of Change", Challenges & Opportunities for the Insurance Industry in Emerging Markets was held between 19th and 21st April. Approximately 400 delegates from various sectors including banking, manufacturing and services attended. Moreover, the conference brought together internationally renowned local and foreign speakers from insurance & reinsurance companies as well as brokers and loss adjusters.

Trust Re's Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Kamal Tabaja, was part of a working session discussing Renewable Energy matters.
20th April 2015, Manama
Trust Re participates in XIX Annual Reinsurance Conference in Moscow
Trust Re emphasised its commitment to strengthening customer partnerships by being one of the sponsors of the recent XIX Annual Reinsurance Conference in Moscow. Held at the President Hotel on 16th and 17th April, the theme of this year's meeting was "Reinsurance in the New Economic Landscape: Opportunities and Risks".

Trust Re was represented by Mr. Sinisa Lovrincevic, General Manager Cyprus Branch and Natalia Khaylova, Underwriter – Treaty Department. Mr. Lovrincevic took part in a panel discussion on the first day of the conference which covered four main topics, namely reinsurance capacities based on pooling agreements, Middle Eastern States as possible reinsurance markets, prospects of creating a reinsurance pool in Eurasian economic and customs union and recent trends in International Reinsurance in the context of BRICS countries.
4th March 2015, Manama
9th Multaqa Qatar
Trust Re has underlined its commitment to the MENA insurance sector by participating in and being one of the sponsors of the 9th Multaqa Qatar due to be held between 8th and 10th March 2015 at the St. Regis, Doha.

Hosted by the Qatar Central Bank and the Qatar Financial Centre Authority, and organised by the international insurance media brand, GR, Multaqa Qatar is widely regarded as one of the MENA region’s leading risk and insurance forums, aimed at senior executives and decision makers.

As in previous years, Trust Re will sponsor the Meeting Zone, a dedicated area at the heart of the conference venue where attendees can meet and do business. Throughout the conference, a delegation from Trust Re and its subsidiary Afro Asian Assistance will be pleased to meet clients and business partners at a specially branded meeting area.
27th January 2015, Manama
Trust Re attends Willis Asian Energy Conference
Trust Re is pleased to announce that it will take part in the Willis Asian Energy Conference due to be held at the Marriott hotel in Haikou, China.

The conference, which will be held between 27th and 29th January 2015, has the theme of "The Analytical Approach to Managing Energy Risk". Experts and specialists, including some from the Trust Re delegation, will discuss and offer insight into various topics pertaining to the theme.

China is an important market for Trust Re's existing and developing business, especially as regards energy. As such, the Company welcomes the opportunity to participate and to sponsor the conference's dinner on 28th January.
18th January 2015, Manama
8th India Rendezvous
A delegation from Trust Re will be attending the India Rendezvous, due to be held between 21st and 23rd January 2015 at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai, India.

Attendance at the rendezvous, now in its eighth year, is seen as a must for those serving the Indian market. This year's meeting has been expanded to include both life and non-life sessions. More than 650 delegates from the Indian, regional and international markets are expected to attend this year’s meeting which has the theme of "The Dynamics of Regional Reinsurance – A SAARC Perspective".
15th September 2014, Sharm El Shaikh City
Trust Re founder Ghazi Abunahl honoured at GAIF 30th General Conference
Sharm El Shaikh City - Ghazi Abunahl, founder of Trust Re, Bahrain's leading reinsurer, was recognised at the 30th General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF) Conference. The award highlights his invaluable contributions to the insurance & reinsurance industries in the Middle East.

Prior to founding Trust International Insurance & Reinsurance Company in Bahrain in 1989, Mr. Abunahl had already established the Qatar General Insurance & Reinsurance Company in 1979. Paid-up capital for both companies combined is approaching US$ 300 million.

Mr. Abunahl stated: "I am privileged to have been recognised on behalf of myself and the rest of the Trust family. It is truly an honour to have been able to bring together some of the most experienced and professional individuals from around the world. I am proud of the young men and women who we have helped develop into thriving insurance professionals. Thank you for your continued support and recognition."

The GAIF General Conference is a biannual event with hosting revolving between different Arab countries. This year the event took place from the 1st to the 4th of September 2014 in Sharm El Sheikh City, Egypt.

Trust Re Deputy CEO, Romel Tabaja, took part in a panel discussion about the current state of the insurance and reinsurance markets in the Middle East and North Africa.

Speaking about the outlook of the reinsurance sector in the region, Mr. Tabaja said: "The Middle East market is constantly expanding but has not been immune to the softening conditions and increased competition seen elsewhere in the world."

Trust Re was one of the main sponsors of the event. During the conference, delegates from Trust Re and its subsidiary, Afro Asian Assistance (AAA), met with clients and business partners in its specially branded meeting room and lounge.
1st September 2014, Manama
30th GAIF Conference
Trust Re emphasised its commitment to the MENA insurance sector, by announcing its participation in the 30th GAIF Conference and Golden Jubilee of the General Arab Insurance Federation beginning today in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

The conference, held once every two years, is widely regarded as one of the foremost events bringing together GAIF members from around the world to share professional experiences and expand networking opportunities. Throughout the conference, a delegation from Trust Re and its subsidiary Afro Asian Assistance will be pleased to meet clients and business partners in its specially branded meeting room (Siwa room) at the conference venue.

On Wednesday 3rd September, Trust Re's Deputy CEO Mr. Romel Tabaja will be one of four panelists in a debate titled "The outlook for the reinsurance market" and moderated by Mr. Yassir Albaharna, CEO of Arig.

The Company will sponsor a lunch for participants on Thursday 4th September at the conference venue.
26th June 2014, Manama
Gold Sponsorship of Ramadan Football Tournament
Trust Re is proud to be gold sponsor of the 6th Ramadan Football Tournament for Insurance Companies, due to be held at the Al Najma Sports Club in Juffair.

Takaful International is supervising the organisation of the matches; sixteen teams, divided into four groups are taking part in this year's championship which begins on Saturday 28th June.

Trust Re kicks off its first match on Sunday 29th June at 11:00 pm against Tshelat.
18th June 2014, Manama
Azerbaijan International Insurance Forum 2014
Trust Re today announced that it will be represented by two members from its Cyprus Branch Office at the Azerbaijan International Insurance Forum 2014 which begins tomorrow in Baku.

The forum, entitled "New perspectives in the Caucasus region", will last for two days. Mr Sinisa Lovrincevic, Branch General Manager, Cyprus Branch Office, is one of the speakers invited to cover the topic of Reinsurance strategies in and for the Caucasus region.
9th June 2014, Manama
Silver Sponsor at SorS 2014
Trust Re today reported that it will be participating in the 25th meeting of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies, SorS 2014, as Silver Sponsor. The conference is due to be held from 11th to 13th June at the Bristol Hotel in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The main topic of the conference is "Improving the business efficiency of insurance companies - challenges and opportunities".

Trust Re will be represented by Mr Sinisa Lovrincevic, Branch General Manager, Cyprus Branch. Approximately 130 delegates are due to attend. Two round table discussions will also be held; participants will discuss "Liberalisation of car liability insurance prices" and "Reinsurance".
1st June 2014, Manama
41st AIO Conference and General Assembly
A delegation from Trust Re, including the underwriting and marketing team responsible for Africa, is participating in the 41st African Insurance Organisation (AIO) Conference and General Assembly.

Beginning today until 4th June, the conference is taking place in Kigali, Rwanda and this year's theme is "Insurance in Africa - The Importance of Technology, Research and Development".

Approximately 500 participants are expected and Trust Re has a specially-reserved meeting room in which to meet with business partners and clients.
25th May 2014, Manama
Participation in FiAR as one of the main partners
Trust Re is proud to announce its participation in FiAR 2014 which is due to begin today at the Aro Palace Hotel in Brasov, Romania. The 4-day, international insurance and reinsurance forum, now in its 17th year, is set to welcome leaders and specialists from the European reinsurance arena and related disciplines including consultancy and audit.

As part of its commitment to its clients and business partners, Trust Re is pleased to participate in this year's edition as one of the main partners.

On 27th May, Mr Sinisa Lovrincevic, Branch General Manager Trust Re, Cyprus will take part in the Reinsurance Market Conference where he will present two topics related to Reinsurance Forecasts for 2014-2015 in CEE. Later that afternoon, Mr Lovrincevic and Mr Hasan Tabaja, Deputy Underwriter, will be active participants in a workshop focusing on NAT CAT risks.
26th February 2014, Manama
8th Multaqa Qatar
A sizable contingent from Trust Re will be present at the upcoming 8th Multaqa Qatar, due to be held between 9th and 11th March 2014 at the St Regis, Doha.

Over 500 insurance executives from across the MENA region are expected to attend this year's event, which is hosted by Qatar Central Bank (QCB), the Qatar Financial Authority (QFA) and co-organised by Global Insurance Intelligence (GR).

On the second day, Fadi AbuNahl , CEO of Trust Re will be one of two panellists (along with George Kabban CEO of UIB - Dubai) debating the topic: Developing a multicultural workforce.

Trust Re is Gold Sponsor and Meeting Zone Sponsor of this year's event.
13th February 2014, Manama
38th FANAF participation
Trust Re is due to participate in the upcoming 38th Annual General Assembly of the FANAF (Federation of African National Insurance Companies). This general meeting shall take place in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso between 17th and 21st February 2014. The theme for this year's assembly is "New Horizons of African Insurance".
5th February 2014, Manama
10th MEIF
Over the course of two days, 10th and 11th February 2014, the 10th Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF) is due to be held at the Gulf Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain, under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain.

Trust Re is pleased to participate as Gold Strategic Partner and Gala Dinner Host. Over 550 attendees representing more than 200 leading, global companies are expected to attend this year's forum whose theme is "Strengthening the Regional Insurance Industry: Overcoming Intensifying Competition and Capturing Profitable Growth".

In the fourth session of the first day, Mr Sudhindra Kodagali, Senior Underwriter Property & Engineering at Trust Re will be one of four panellists debating the topic "How can Insurance and Reinsurance players better work together for the long term successful development of the regional insurance market?"
8th January 2014, Manama
7th India Rendezvous
A delegation from Trust Re will be attending the India Rendezvous, due to be held between 22nd and 24th January 2014 at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, India.

Now in its seventh year, the rendezvous is seen as an essential meeting at the beginning of the year, held in time for the renewal season for India.

The theme of the 7th edition of the rendezvous will be "Lessons from the Basics for a Sustainable Future", an ever relevant topic not only for the Indian reinsurance market but for the global one as well.
10th July 2013, Manama
Gold Sponsor of Ramadan Football Tournament
Again this year, Trust Re is proud to be gold sponsor of the Ramadan Football Tournament for Insurance Companies, now in its 5th year, due to be held at the Al Najma Sports Club in Juffair.

In this year's competition, Trust Re has been placed in the fourth group which is widely regarded as the strongest in the championship.

Trust Re kicks off its first match on Saturday, 13 July 2013 at 11:00 pm against the Takaful team.
14th May 2013, Manama
Trust Re proud to be one of the 40th AIO sponsors
More than 700 delegates are expected to attend the 40th African Insurance Organisation (AIO) Conference and General Assembly, due to be held between the 26th and 29th May 2013 in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

A delegation from Trust Re, including the underwriting and marketing team responsible for Africa, will take part. The team will be available to meet with clients and business partners at Trust Re's reserved meeting room in the Cairo Marriott hotel conference venue.

The 40th conference of the AIO has "The role of the African Insurance Industry to Support the Economic development of African Countries" as its theme.

Trust Re is proud to sponsor the gala dinner on the evening of 28th May.
3rd February 2013, Manama
FANAF 37th Annual General Assembly
Trust Re will be represented by two experienced staff at the upcoming 37th Annual General Assembly of the FANAF (Federation of African National Insurance Companies). A Regional Director and Regional Manager will attend the meeting in Yaoundé, capital city of Cameroon between the 25th and 28th February.

The main theme of this year's congress is "Insurance and social risks". Over 400 delegates are expected to attend.
16th January 2013, Manama
Middle East Insurance Forum 2013
Over the course of two days, 4th and 5th February 2013, more than 400 delegates will take part in the 9th annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF). A sizable contingent from Trust Re will attend.

The MEIF is due to be held at the Gulf Hotel, Kingdom of Bahrain, under the patronage of the Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain and with the support of the Bahrain Insurance Association.

Trust Re is proud to be participating as Gold Strategic Partner and Gala Dinner Host. The theme of this year's forum is "Balancing Growth with Profitability: New Strategies for the Middle East Insurance Industry". Market leaders will gather to discuss key trends and how to maximise the opportunities in the regional insurance industry.

On the second day of the forum, Trust Re's Deputy CEO, Mr. Romel Tabaja will be one of 4 panellists in the reinsurance roundtable debate focusing on "Achieving Better Alignment of the Interests of Insurers & Reinsurers in the Middle East". The session will be chaired by Mr. Yassir Al Baharna, CEO of Arab Insurance Group (Arig).
30th December 2012, Manama
Asian Energy Conference
Trust Re is proud to announce that it will partake in and be one of the sponsors of Willis's inaugural Asian Energy Conference due to be held at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Sanya, China.

The conference, which is planned for between 29th and 31st January 2013, will have "Bringing it all Together" as its theme. Over 150 delegates are expected to attend. A panel of experts and specialists will discuss various topics pertaining to how Asian energy companies should manage risk in today's uncertain economic environment.

Whilst Willis has held energy conferences before in Europe and the Americas, it is the first time that they hold such a conference in China.

China is an important market for Trust Re's existing and developing business, especially as regards energy. As such, the Company welcomes the opportunity to participate and to sponsor the conference's gala dinner on 30th January.
10th December 2012, Manama
6th India Rendezvous 2013
Trust Re is pleased to announce that a delegation from its Head Office will be attending the India Rendezvous, due to be held between 21st and 23rd January 2013 in Mumbai, India.

Now in its sixth year, the rendezvous is seen as an essential meeting at the beginning of the year, held in time for the renewal season for India.

The theme of the 6th edition of the rendezvous will be "Back to Basics", an ever relevant topic not only for the Indian reinsurance market but for the global one as well.
19th October 2012, Manama
26th East Asian Insurance Congress
A delegation from Trust Re's Head Office in Bahrain and its Labuan (Malaysia) Branch Office will be attending the upcoming 26th East Asian Insurance Congress in Kuala Lumpur.

Due to take place between 29th October and 2nd November 2012, the theme for this year's conference will be "Transforming the East Asian Insurers, Time for Action Now". The conference is held every two years and is hosted in rotation by the 12 member cities of the EAIC.

2012 also marks 50 years since the establishment of the EAIC in 1962.
4th September 2012, Manama
Participation in 18th Africa Reinsurance Forum
Trust Re is pleased to announce that a delegation of 3 staff from Treaty Underwriting department will be attending the upcoming 18th African Reinsurance Forum and 40th Anniversary celebrations of the AIO.

Due to take place in Balaclava, Mauritius from the 30th September to 3rd October 2012, the forum's theme is "Insurance and Reinsurance in Africa - The Next Decade".
17th July 2012, Manama
Gold Sponsor of 4th Ramadan Football Tournament
Trust Re is proud to be gold sponsor of the 4th Ramadan Football Tournament for Insurance Companies, due to be held this coming Ramadan at the Al Najma Sports Club in Juffair.

Initially the idea for the tournament stemmed from the recognised lack of any activity to bring together members of the insurance profession. Commenting on the success of past tournaments, Mr. Fadi Abunahl, CEO of Trust Re remarked "We in Trust place great importance in activities like these, which bring insurance companies closer to each other. It allows us to live in an atmosphere full of friendship in this holy month. And as far as publicity goes, it plays a huge role in showing the vital insurance market available in Bahrain".

Trust Re kicks off its first match on Saturday, 21 July at 11:50 pm against the MedGulf team.
5th June 2012, Manama
Trust Re participation in 39th AIO conference
Trust Re is pleased to report its successful participation in the 39th AIO Conference and General Assembly held between the 27th and 30th May 2012 in Khartoum, Sudan.

The 39th conference of the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) had "Challenges and Opportunities of Micro Takaful and Micro Insurance in Africa" as its theme.

As platinum sponsor of the event, Trust Re hosted a seated dinner for over 400 conference participants that featured a variety of Sudanese cultural entertainment. During the conference, a significant number of participants visited the large Trust Re booth situated in the conference venue.
5th June 2012, Manama
Successful 29th GAIF conference
Trust Re, an innovative leader in reinsurance, and headquartered in Bahrain, reaffirmed its commitment to the MENA insurance sector with its participation in the recent 29th General Arab Insurance Federation Conference (GAIF 2012) in Marrakech, Morocco.

The conference, held once every two years in an Arab country, took place between 21st and 23rd May 2012 and Trust Re returned as a platinum sponsor.

Before the conference, Fadi Abunahl, CEO of Trust Re said:

"The conference is a highly valuable platform for senior insurance and reinsurance executives, enabling the industry to strengthen and deepen relationships and investigate new areas of growth and business development. As a member of the General Arab Insurance Federation, Trust Re remains committed to the development of the local insurance market throughout the Arab world, given the vital importance of a healthy insurance and reinsurance sector for sustainable economic growth."

As well as supporting the event through its sponsorship role, around 30 senior executives from Trust Group hosted a high profile Gala Dinner with live entertainment for over 1400 leading insurance and reinsurance executives who attended the event.

During the course of the conference, the specially branded Trust garden and indoor meeting rooms witnessed high volumes of visitors. Furthermore, an ambulance sponsored by Trust Re and its subsidiary Afro Asian Assistance (AAA), was available at all times outside the conference venue.
30th April 2012, Manama
29th GAIF conference
Trust Re is delighted to announce its participation in the 29th GAIF Conference as one of the platinum sponsors.

This year's General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF) conference is scheduled to be held between the 21st and 23rd of May, 2012 at the Palmeraie Golf Palace in Marrakech, Kingdom of Morocco.

"Insurance and the Arab World Reform" is the theme for this year's meeting, which will be held under the patronage of King Mohammed VI.

Over 1300 participants are expected to attend the three day programme of meetings and workshops. Trust Re will be hosting a dinner for participants on Tuesday 22nd May. Several of Trust Re's executive management and underwriting experts will be in attendance at the 29th GAIF Conference.
30th April 2012, Manama
39th AIO Conference and General Assembly
A delegation from Trust Re will attend the 39th AIO Conference and General Assembly, due to be held between the 27th and 30th May, 2012 in the Friendship Hall, Khartoum, Sudan.

The 39th conference of the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) has "Challenges and Opportunities of Micro Takaful and Micro Insurance in Africa" as its theme.

Trust Re is proud to be the platinum sponsor of this event and will host a gala dinner on the evening of 28th May at the Corinthia Hotel, Khartoum.
7th February 2012, Manama
FANAF 36th Annual General Assembly
Trust Re is pleased to confirm that a small contingent will be attending the 36th Annual General Assembly of the FANAF (Federation of African National Insurance Companies). This year's meeting is due to be held between the 20th and 23rd February in the Rwandan capital, Kigali and its main theme is "Insurance and financing development in FANAF member countries". Over 400 delegates are expected to attend this year's congress.
18th January 2012, Manama
Trust Re to be Gold Strategic Partner
Trust Re is honoured to sponsor the 8th Annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF 2012) in the capacity of Gold Strategic Partner and Gala Dinner Host. This year's event will be held on 7th and 8th February at the Gulf International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gulf Hotel Bahrain.

Hosted under the patronage of HE The Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain and with the support of the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA), the focal point of this year's congress will be "to transform the regional insurance market and build scale, boost competitiveness and seize growth opportunities" in the regional insurance market.

More than 450 international and regional insurance industry leaders (including a delegation from Trust Re) are expected to attend the discussions.
2nd January 2012, Manama
Trust Re delegation to attend 5th India Rendez Vous
Trust Re is pleased to announce that it will be sending a delegation to attend the 5th India Rendezvous, due to be held this coming 18-20 January in Mumbai, India.

The theme of this year's conference, now in its 5th year, is "Insurers & Reinsurers Partnering to Rise to the Needs of the Market".
5th September 2011, Manama
22nd Conference of the F.A.I.R.
This coming October, from the 2nd to the 6th, Trust Re will participate in the 22nd Conference of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers and Reinsurers (FAIR). Trust Re is proud to sponsor the dinner for the evening of Tuesday 4th October. Due to be held in Cairo, Egypt, the theme of this year's conference is "The Role of Afro-Asian Insurance as a Catalyst for Development and National Economic Prosperity".

Over 400 delegates are expected to attend including senior executives and key decision makers from international insurance and reinsurance markets. The FAIR conference provides the ideal opportunity for engaging with expert speakers and debating some of the most pertinent issues and challenges currently facing our industry.
11th August 2011, Manama
Trust Re Gold Sponsor for Ramadan Football Tournament
Trust Re is proud to be gold sponsor of the 3rd annual Insurance Companies Ramadan football tournament.

The event also comes under bronze sponsorship from Bahrain Insurance Association whilst Takaful International is supervising the organization of the matches for the third year in a row.

Sixteen teams, divided into four groups are taking part in this year's championship. The tournament began on August 1st and the final will be held on August 16th. All games are played indoors at the Al Itihad Club facility in Adhari, Bahrain.
9th February 2011, Manama
Trust Re sponsors MEIF 2011
Trust Re is proud to have sponsored the 7th annual Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF) in the capacity of Gold Strategic Partner and Gala dinner host.

Held on 7th and 8th February 2011 at the Ritz Carlton, Kingdom of Bahrain under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and supported by the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA), more than 450 delegates representing decision-makers from Arab and international insurance and reinsurance companies, regulatory agencies, brokers, banking and finance organizations met to discuss critical issues. Product development, underwriting trends, reinsurance capabilities, investment strategies, corporate governance, regulatory and risk management priorities and strategies for growth were the principal topics of presentation and discussion.

The 7th annual MEIF came at a critical time when the regional insurance market entered a new phase of development with the major industry players seeking to untap potential in the regional insurance industry.

Strengthening customer partnerships is a key part of Trust Re's business strategy. The Company puts a strong emphasis on adding value to its customers by providing top financial security, capacity, excellent customer service and prompt claims payment.
30th November -0001,
24th FAIR Conference
A sizable delegation from Trust Re, including representatives from its subsidiary Afro Asian Assistance, attended the recent 24th Conference of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers (FAIR). Held from 12th to 14th October 2015, the conference coincided with the 50th anniversary of FAIR held under the patronage of His Excellency the Prime Minister of Egypt.

The theme of this year’s conference was “Building on 50 Years of Regional Cooperation”. Several hundred delegates, including leading industry executives and key decision makers from the international insurance and reinsurance markets were in attendance.  

Trust Re was official bag sponsor and had a specially branded meeting room in which to meet clients and partners.
Business Partners Seminars
27th August 2017, Manama
Treaty Workshop Challenge: Optimising Reinsurance Protection, Bangkok

Held between 21st and 23rd August in Bangkok, Thailand, approximately 25 senior executives from insurance companies in Vietnam, Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia and Thailand took part in Trust Re's seminar "Treaty Workshop Challenge: Optimising Reinsurance Protection".

Speakers were members of Trust Re's Treaty Underwriting team, and the Company's subsidiary Afro Asian Assistance which specialises in travel assistance and personal accident products.

Participants benefited from a variety of learning methods including case studies and simulation exercises which were headed by all the speakers.

30th April 2017, Manama
Risk Management & Underwriting Practices - Moscow, Russia
Thirty four senior executives from insurance and reinsurance companies in Russia participated in Trust Re’s “Risk Management & Underwriting Practices” seminar held on 25th and 26th April at the Lotte Hotel in Moscow, Russia.
Trust Re’s representatives were led by Group Chief Executive Officer, Fadi AbuNahl. Speakers comprised the Company’s Head of Risk Engineering, Cyprus Branch General Manager and a Senior Underwriter from the Energy department. Topics were varied and included “Emotional Intelligence in the Business Environment”, “The Future of the Energy Market”, as well as a presentation from FAIR Oil and Energy Insurance Syndicate and a presentation outlining key findings from market research conducted by Trust Re about “The Outlook for Insurance and Reinsurance in Central and Eastern Europe”.
Engaging closely with business partners through knowledge sharing is a mainstay of Trust Re’s business strategy.
7th September 2016, Manama
Sri Lanka Treaty Workshop Challenge: Optimising Reinsurance Protection
Held between 29th August and 1st September 2016 in Sri Lanka, approximately 25 senior executives from insurance companies in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan took part in Trust Re’s seminar titled “Treaty Workshop Challenge: Optimising Reinsurance Protection”.
Speakers were members of Trust Re's Treaty Underwriting team, led by Mr. Khaled Nouiri, Head of Regional Operations at Trust Re.
Participants benefited from a variety of learning methods including case studies and simulation exercises which were headed by all the speakers.
3rd May 2016, Manama
Managing Trends of Property & Engineering Insurance - Vienna
Trust Re successfully hosted the first Business Partners' Seminar of 2016 in Vienna, Austria as part of its continuous commitment to clients and business partners in CEE, SEE, Russia and the CIS.

Running from 24th April to 27th April 2016, more than 30 participants from CEE, SEE and CIS took part in the seminar titled
"Managing Trends of Property & Engineering Insurance.”
The simulations were conducted in English by Trust Re’s Cyprus Branch General Manager, Head of Risk Engineering and members of the Property and Engineering Underwriting teams.

Participants benefited from a variety of learning methods including case studies and simulation exercises which were headed by all the speakers.
4th October 2015, Manama
Mise en Place d’un programme de reassurance - Morocco
In a recent statement, Trust Re reported that it successfully hosted a Business Partners' Seminar in Casablanca, Morocco as part of its ongoing commitment to clients and business partners in Africa.

Running from 29th September to 2nd October 2015, around 20 participants from North and West Africa took part in the seminar titled "Mise en Place d’un programme de reassurance" – Establishing a Reinsurance Programme. The workshop was conducted in French language by an experienced team from Trust Re Head Office and Morocco Representative Office. Speakers included General Manager Morocco Office, Mr. Samir Mouaffek, Regional Manager & Underwriter Treaty, Mrs. Adelaide Diatta and Head of Life and Health Reinsurance, Mr. Jean Louis Piquet. Participants benefited from a variety of learning methods including case studies and simulation exercises as well as having the chance to network.

Strengthening customer partnerships is a key part of Trust Re's business strategy. The Company puts a strong emphasis on adding value to its customers by providing top financial security, capacity, excellent customer service and prompt claims payment.
24th August 2015, Manama
Infrastructure Insurance - Trends and Practices - Vietnam

Trust Re is pleased to have hosted a recent Business Partners' Seminar in Nha Trang, Vietnam as part of its ongoing commitment to clients and business partners.

Running from 17th to 20th August, approximately 30 participants took part in the seminar which focused on "Infrastructure Insurance - Trends and Practices". The workshop was run by an experienced team from Trust Re Head Office and Labuan Branch Office. Speakers included the Company's Labuan Branch CEO, Mr. Thommy Thomas and Head of Risk Engineering, Mr. Abhijit Das. Participants benefited from a variety of learning methods including case studies and simulation exercises as well as availing of excellent networking opportunities.

Strengthening customer partnerships is a key part of Trust Re's business strategy. The Company puts a strong emphasis on adding value to its customers by providing top financial security, capacity, excellent customer service and prompt claims payment.

17th March 2015, Manama
Business Partners’ Seminar, Bahrain
Beginning today, Trust Re welcomes participants to its Business Partners’ Seminar in Bahrain. Taking place at Trust Tower, Bahrain Head Office, the seminar will be ongoing until Thursday 19th March and focuses on “Enterprise Risk Management in Practice & Reinsurance Protection”.

Approximately 30 decision makers and executives from the insurance & reinsurance fields in the GCC and Levant will participate. Speakers have been selected from Trust Re’s highly-qualified Treaty underwriting team, Life & Health reinsurance, Actuarial & Risk Management and Claims departments.

Strengthening customer partnerships is one of the cornerstones of Trust Re's business strategy. The workshop also provides the attendees with excellent networking opportunities.
15th June 2014, Manama
Business Partners’ Seminar Malaysia
Trust Re is pleased to be hosting its Business Partners' Seminar in Langkawi, Malaysia as part of its ongoing commitment to clients and business partners.

Beginning today, 23 participants from various countries in Asia will attend the four day seminar which focuses on "Principles of Liability Underwriting, ERM in practice and Risk Management". The workshop will be run by an experienced team from Trust Re which includes the Company's Labuan Branch CEO. Attendees will also be able to avail of excellent networking opportunities.

Strengthening customer partnerships is a key part of Trust Re's business strategy. The Company puts a strong emphasis on adding value to its customers by providing top financial security, capacity, excellent customer service and prompt claims payment.
5th May 2014, Manama
Trust Re holds Business Partners’ Seminar - Seychelles
As part of its ongoing commitment to clients and business partners, Trust Re is pleased to be hosting its Business Partners' Seminar in the Seychelles.

Commencing today, 25 participants from various countries on the African continent will attend the three day seminar which will focus on "Principles of Treaty Underwriting and Risk Management". The workshop will be run by an experienced team from Trust Re which includes a Regional Director and Senior Underwriter - Treaty and the Head of Actuarial and Risk Management. The workshop also provides the attendees with excellent networking opportunities.
1st April 2013, Manama
Business Partners’ Seminar Facultative Workshop - Cyprus
As part of its commitment to its clients and business partners, Trust Re is pleased to be hosting its annual business partners' seminar in Limassol, Cyprus.

Commencing today, approximately 30 participants from a variety of countries in the Levant, CEE, SEE regions and Russia will attend the three day Facultative Workshop which will be run by a number of Trust Re's experienced senior underwriters and underwriters.

The workshop also provides the attendees with excellent networking opportunities.