Centre for Insurance
Manal Mashkoor is the Head of the Centre for Insurance, and Joined the BIBF in 2008 after spending three years at the Arab Insurance Group (Arig), one of the region’s leading reinsurers, as a systems developer within its graduate management programme.
She graduated from the University of Bahrain with honours in Business Information Systems in 2006 and has since completed the DePaul University’s Master of Science Degree in Human Resources (MSHR); the Advanced Diploma of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII); LOMA USA’s Diplomate, Life and Health Insurance (DLHI); and is the first female in the region to have earned the elite Fellowship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII). Her dissertation focused on the critical HR subject matter of professional development and career progress
Manal has also completed all three BIBF Insurance Diplomas and was awarded the student of the year in two categories in a BIBF graduation ceremony held in 2007. In 2015, the Ministry of Labour presented Manal with the “Best Trainer Award” at their 7thAnnual Ceremony for Training.
She has conducted insurance training across the MENA region and seeks to further develop knowledge in the insurance-related areas of principle-based regulation, corporate governance, consumer education and the sustainability of Takaful insurance.