A foreign branch of GIG Insurance (Gulf) B.S.C. (c) and registered in the Qatar Financial Center under QFC License No.00024 and Authorized by Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority.

GIG Gulf, previously AXA Gulf, is an ‘A’ rated regional insurer, with a top-five position in each of its markets. GIG Gulf has been present in the GCC region for over 70 years with a strategic focus on both growth and investments and is a one-stop-shop offering a wide range of insurance products and services that cater to a broad variety of needs for corporates, SMEs and individual customers throughout UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Qatar. 

With a workforce of over 800 employees across 15 branches and retail shops region-wide and over 1 million customers, GIG Gulf is a caring partner that encourages customers to achieve their goals and live inspiring and fulfilling lives. Obsessed with customer feedback and continuously evolving to become the region’s digital insurer of reference, GIG Gulf is also focused on making a difference for customers, partners, and communities through strong CSR commitments.

Recognised as a leading insurance brand, GIG Gulf has been winning several awards for its quality of services and products, most recently winning the 2022 Health Insurer of the Year award by MENA IR.

Our Governance Structure

Governing Body Members: Despo Michaelides
Franck Heimburger
Nicola Bell
Senior Executive Function: Nidal El Sayed
Compliance function:  Ajay Kumar Chettuvetty
MRLO function Silva Jose (Acting MLRO)
Finance Function: Silva Jose
Risk function: Thameur Zghal
Internal Audit function: Ting Ting Chai
Actuarial function: LUX
Senior Management Function: Gamal Hassan

Corporate Responsibility

Our business is to protect people over the long term. Corporate responsibility is the demonstration that, through our actions, we deserve the trust of our stakeholders.

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Compliance

Our success and our reputation are not only dependent on the quality of our products and the service provided to our clients, but also on the way in which we do business.

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Careers

Want to be part of something bigger? Our diversity is what makes us GIG. We achieve our vision to innovate by bringing together talents from different backgrounds and experiences. Explore our careers page to learn more!

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