• Omar Gouda

    Regional Director (Cairo Office) & Managing Director of Africa Retakaful Company

  • Andy Tennick

    Managing Director, African Reinsurance Corporation South Africa (ARCSA) subsidiary

Omar Gouda

Mr. Gouda is the Managing Director, Africa Retakaful Company, he holds BSC of Commerce, ACII, Insurance Consultant.

He Joined Insurance in1982, and worked with different firms, started with Egyptian Insurance Services Authority (EISA), NICE, Al Ahlia, ESIH, and lastly with Africa Re since October 2003. He has over 23 years of experience in top Managerial levels, having in-depth experience in direct insurance and Reinsurance.

He is also a Member of many technical committees and Boards in many companies and institutions; Worked in collaboration with Africa re management in the establishment of Africa Retakaful, which has successfully been launched and commenced business in 2010 after a comprehensive efforts being made. Also he worked actively in the development of Takaful on the last years with different Associations and companies, and presented many Takaful papers in Takaful seminars, workshops and conferences.

His professional career as Managing director - African Retakaful Company, Africa Retakaful from September 2010 till present.

He is the Regional Director of Africa Re Cairo- North East Africa and Middle East Region; from October 2003 till Present; he was also the General Manager – Egyptian Saudi Insurance Home co.- first shariaa compliant company in Egypt, February 2003 - October 2003.

He also joined Al Ahlia for Cooperative Insurance – Saudi Arabia from January 2000 till February 2003; and he was Technical Affairs GM in National Insurance Company of Egypt from June 1991 till January 2000.

Andy Tennick

After graduating from university in 1986, Mr Tennick joined Swiss Re in Johannesburg as a graduate trainee. During a 14-year career he worked in various capacities culminating in management of the underwriting and subsequently the client management functions. 

He then joined the Imperial Holdings Group in Johannesburg and set up Imperial Reinsurance before moving to the Group’s insurance business, Regent Insurance, as an executive director with various responsibilities including underwriting, reinsurance and risk management. He was joint CEO of the Regent Insurance Group at the time he left the Group.

Mr Tennick holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Cape Town and is an Associate (ACII) and Fellow (FCII) of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK).
He became Managing Director of African Reinsurance Corporation South Africa in April 2018.