Mohammed Asif ARIF
Country Representative - Pakistan
A Chartered Insurer with MBA finance from IBA Karachi and ACII from Chartered Insurance Institute London, having served in the insurance industry for over 25 years prior to joining the apex regulator SECP as Commissioner.
In depth understanding of operations, marketing, accounting and legal framework of insurance companies. Although I was assigned the Insurance sector but was involved in law and decision making of all the four sectors regulated by SECP viz. Company Law, Securities Market, Non-Banking Financial Institutions and Insurance, as all approvals /policy decisions are made at the Commission as a collegiate body.
With extensive knowledge of insurance laws and successfully legislated the key insurance rules and regulations; Proven track of spearheading the insurance function at the regulator and implementation of the industry compliance standards; Thorough knowledge of Insurance Core Principles of IAIS; Expert in project management and implementation; Excellent understanding of issues faced by the industry as I chaired Insurance Reforms Committee whose report gave a complete road map for the insurance sector.
Hands on experience of working with local industry players, reinsurers and brokers around the world, banks, government departments and multilateral agencies such as World Bank, Asian Development Bank, GIZ, DFID, ILO and many others. During my tenure organized 2nd Meeting of SAARC Insurance Regulators Forum where I was elected Chairman of the Forum and International Insurance Conference which was attended by 500 delegates including more than 60 foreign delegates from 19 countries.