Africa & Middle East
Well-known and respected throughout the region, Rajiv Mathur brings vast first-hand knowledge of many African and Middle Eastern insurance markets to his work on our board.
Rajiv’s insurance career began with GICI in India but soon led him to be selected by the foreign services wing of New India and posted on secondment to Prestige Assurance Company in Lagos, Nigeria. In 1998 Rajiv joined Trident Insurance Company of Nairobi, Kenya as CEO and Executive Director, and in 2006 he moved to Mauritius and worked as General Manager of IOGA Insurance, a composite insurance company, until 2010.
Rajiv is now Managing Director of Bharat Re Insurance Brokers, a firm founded by the Shriram Group of India, and operates from Mumbai, India.
With a degree in Science and Law, Rajiv actually practiced law at district courts for two years before joining the insurance industry.
He is a Fellow/Life Member of The Insurance Institute of India and an Associate of The Chartered Insurance Institute of London.
Rajiv is married to Radha, an Indian classical music teacher, and has two grown children.