Microinsurance as a vehicle for economic development

3rd Microinsurance Conference Egypt
3-5 February 2024, Luxor

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    About the conference

    The Insurance Federation of Egypt is organizing the 3rd Microinsurance Conference for the third year respectively. The conference will take place in February 3-5 , 2024 in Luxor, Egypt.

    Microinsurance is an important an important step towards achieving sustainable economic development, encouraging investment in small and micro-enterprises, and increasing purchasing power. Therefore, supporting and developing microinsurance in emerging countries achieves direct and indirect goals that lead to inclusive growth, sustainable development, revitalizing the economy, creating more job opportunities, enhancing financial inclusion, and reducing poverty.

    Microinsurance is widely recognized as an important vehicle for economic development. Besides, it is an effective tool to the vulnerable segments to have the ability to face the risks that they may confront, as it is protecting their sources of income. Thus, microinsurance can be seen as a way to improve social stability and support broad-based economic development.

    Experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. The conference is aiming this year at shedding light on the important role of microinsurance in developing emerging countries and how it can be a tool to promote sustainable development in these countries. Besides, discussing the impact of innovations in financial inclusion on microinsurance. 

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    The agenda includes the following topics

    1. Microinsurance and its role in emerging economies’  growth and promoting sustainable development.

    2. Innovations in financial inclusion and their impact on microinsurance.

    3. Inclusive insurance vs. microinsurance.

    4. How we build a microinsurance product that is meaningful for women

    5. Growth and development of microinsurance market: Tunisia as a best practice model.

    Please click on the session title to see details and speakers. Time is EET.

    Day 1 - February 3

    Day 2 - February 4

    Alaa El-Zoheiry
    Chairman, Insurance Federation, Egypt

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    Basil Rahmi
    CEO, Egyptian Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA), Egypt

    H.E. Counselor Mustafa Alham
    Governor of Luxor, Egypt

    H.E. Dr. Mohamed Farid Saleh
    Chairman, Financial Regulatory Authority, Egypt

    H.E. Dr. Mohamed Maiit
    Minister of Finance, Egypt


    Michael J. McCord
    Principal and Managing Director, Milliman MicroInsurance Centre, United States of America

    Nadia Boughaba
    Head of Products, Operations and Technology, Axa Emerging Customers, Axa, France

    Dr. Ashraf Salah
    Vice Dean for Consultations, Training and Community Services, Institute of National Planning, Egypt

    Jinu Johnson
    CEO and Managing Director , Tanmeyah, Egypt



    Mohamed Mahran
    CEO, Misr Insurance Holding Company ( MIHC ), Egypt


    Lorenzo Chan
    Chair of the Board, Microinsurance Network, Philippines

    Dr. Ahmed Adel Mansour
    Head of Digital Transformation and Development of Banking Services, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Egypt

    Ahmed Eissa
    CEO, EG Insurtech, Egypt

    Menna Hegazy
    General Manager, Fawry Insurance Brokerage, Egypt



    Lemmy Manje
    Founder and CEO, FinProbity Solutions, Zambia


    Day 3 - February 5


    Hadial Abdel Kader

    Vice Chair, Microinsurance committee, IFE and Head of Emerging Customers and Public Affairs, AXA, Egypt

    Bert Opdebeeck
    Founder, Microinsurance Master, Belgium

    Elias Omondi
    Principal, Innovation for Resilience, FSD Africa, Kenya

    Anne Kamau
    Co-Founder and Director, AB Entheos Limited, Kenya

    Samir Mahmoud
    Marketing General Manager, Suez Canal Co, Egypt



    Dirk Reinhard
    Vice Chair, Munich Re Foundation, Germany 


    Yasmin Helal
    Chief Executive Officer, ADI Consumer Finance Company, Egypt

    Hala Naseeb
    Senior Lecturer, Bahrain Institute for Banking and Financial, Bahrain

    Passant Fouad

    External Communication Director, Juhayna, Egypt



    Lamise Negm
    Advisor, Governor of the Central Bank for Social Responsibility, Egypt



    Hafez Al Gharbi
    Chairman, General Insurance Authority, Tunisia 

    Asawer Hazli
    Manager, Tunisian Agricultural Mutual Insurance Fund, Tunisia

    Walid Rabhi
    Director of Compliance, Risk and Actuarial Department, Maghrebia Assurance Co, Tunisia

    Besma Ismael
    Manager, Mutuelle Assurance de l'Enseignement (MAE), Tunisia



    Alaa El-Zoheiry
    Chairman, Insurance Federation, Egypt 

    At the 1st Microinsurance Conference 2022 the Financial Regulatory Authority in Egypt (FRA) and the Tunisian Insurance General Committee signed a cooperation protocol to increase efforts to develop microinsurance.


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    About the event

    The Egyptian Microinsurance Conferences are being hosted by the Insurance Federation of Egypt. The Munich Re Foundation is among the supporting organisations of this event.