AL KAREH, Youssef


Member since:April 2022
Address:Alqurayyah, Kingdom of Bahrain


ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, England
2002 – 2003
MSc Finance (Risk Management, Operations and Regulation)
Graduated with Distinction
Napier University, Scotland
2001 – 2002
B.A. (Hons), Financial Services
Graduated First Class Honors
Notre Dame University, Lebanon
B.A. Business Administration
Graduated “Summa Cum Laude” (GPA 3.93)

Positions Held

Saudi Arabian Insurance Company B.S.C. (c), (Bahrain, UAE, Oman and
Kuwait) March 2014 – September 2019,   Regional General Manager & Executive Vice President

Solidarity Group, (Bahrain) March 2009 – February 2014General Manager / Head of Asset management / Head of Risk Management

Ensurion W.L.L. (Bahrain) June 2005 – January 2008,  General Manager

Marsh Ltd (London, England) October 2003 –May 2005, Vice President
Structured Risk Practice Unit,

Arab Insurance Group (Bahrain) October 1997 – September 2002,
Reinsurance Underwriter

Present Positions

Warba Insurance Company (Kuwait) – November 2019 to date
Chief Technical Officer

Professional Associations

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) FCIArb
Fellow of the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of new Zealand
FAMINZ (Arb/Med)
Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators FMIArb
Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) FCII
Associate Membership – Association of Corporate Treasurers (UK)
Membership of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (UK)


24+ years of experience in the conventional and Takaful (re)insurance
markets: direct and reinsurance, captives, alternative risk transfer (ART),
broking, risk management, asset management and investments. Managed
multimillion-dollar portfolios and offices across multiple countries. Extensive
experience in reviewing, drafting, managing and maintaining a comprehensive
set of legal agreements covering close to US$250m in business specifically in
relation to Arbitration provisions. Successfully mediated a multi-million US$
marine construction claim leading to an amicable settlement involving
companies in Bahrain, London and Germany


Fluent in English, French and Arabic (mother tongue)



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