By Favour Nnabugwu
Mrs. Lamia Ben Mahmoud, General Manager of Tunis Re, was reappointed to the AIO Executive Board as a new board member for a three-year term.
Mrs Lamia Ben Mahmoud has a very wide experience in the insurance field. She has been the Managing Director of her country’s reinsurance pioneer, Tunis Re, since 2009. Prior to moving to Tunis Re, she was the
General Manager of the insurance regulation division of the comité Général des Assurances ( Tunisia’s insurance regulatory body) between 2005 and 2009.
She had earlier held the position of Director of insurance regulation in the same structure. Her professional life was closely envolved around the insurance department of the Tunisian Ministry of Finance for over Seventeen (17) years as she served as Manager, insurance supervisior, Head of
Legislation department and Central inspector.
Mrs Lamia Ben Mahmoud is an unshakable pillar in the Tunisia insurance market; She was President of the intermediaries accreditation commission of insurance in the Ministry of Finance. She has also served
as Government Commissioner in the Consultative Commission on Insurance.
Mrs. Ben Mahmoud has served as Director in the board of directors of several Tunisian Insurance and Reinsurance Companies and some foreigh compagnies such as « l’ARAB RE and AVENI RE.
She has a professional repute that spans across the entire African continent. She goes down into the annals of history as the third woman to serve as President of the African Insurance Organisation in 2015-2016.
She has equally served as memeber of the Executive Committee of the Fédération Tunisienne des Sociétés d’Assurances (FTUSA), member of
the Executive Committee of the African Insurance Oraganisation (AIO),
member of Executive Comittee of the Arab War Risks Insurance
The 47th Conference and General Assembly of the African Insurance Organization (AIO) was held from 4 to 8 September 2021 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Based in Cameroon, the AIO currently counts 354 members in 48 African countries.