Corporate Profile

  • Saudi Reinsurance Company "Saudi Re" is a Saudi joint stock company, founded in Riyadh in 2008 as the first reinsurance company established in Saudi Arabia.
  • Publicly Joint Stock Company Listed on the Saudi Exchange Market.
  • Cooperative full-fledged reinsurer.
  • The first reinsurance company licensed by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA)
  • Offer facultative and treaty solutions both on a proportional and non-proportional basis.
  • Strong underwriting expertise in Engineering, Property, Marine, Casualty, Motor, Retro, and Life & Medical.
  • Paid up Capital SR 891 Million (USD 237.6 Million).
  • A3 (Stable) rating by Moody's.
  • Saudi Re operates under the supervision of SAMA license number TMN/17/20087.


  • To build a reinsurance company for the middle East/North Africa region that is both innovative and superior technically and that will become a regional leader.
  • To leverage its strong regional platform and influence to expand on a global scale in markets where profitable opportunities are identified.
  • To develop a financially strong company for the benefit of its shareholders and clients, achieving a superior rating.
  • To create a professional and constantly learning organization that will provide a real regional alternative to the global players.

Value Proposition

Strong Financial Position

  • Capital of SAR 891 Million, four times the minimum capital required by the Regulations.
  • Rated A3 with a "Stable" outlook by Moody's which is attributed to its strong asset quality, good capital adequacy, strong financial flexibility in addition to the strong brand and market position.

Local Knowledge with Global Reach

  • The first reinsurance company based in Saudi Arabia with a deep understanding of the culture and risk profile.
  • Close proximity to regional businesses and long term commitment to the region.

Client-focused approach

  • Saudi Re aims to grow along with its clients devoting its capabilities and expertise to serve the growth ambitions of its valued clients and enable their progress.
  • Comprehensive Customer Relationship Management infrastructure that enables high responsiveness to our clients' requirements. Clients are our most important asset and we invest in keeping continuously awareness of their expectations and help them achieve their aspirations and overcome the challenges.
  • Our business model is based on involving our underwriters and risk experts in interfacing and collaborating with clients and business partners which provides direct access to decision makers.

Experienced and Talented Team

  • Highly qualified employees with experience gained from working with major international players.
  • Ability to underwrite diverse and complex risks.


A3 rating by Moody's (Stable Outlook)
AA+ rating by SIMAH's Credit Rating Agency, Tassnief (Stable Outlook)

  • Strong brand and market position in Saudi Arabia as the sole Saudi professional reinsurer as well as a growing presence in its target markets of Asia, Africa and Lloyd’s.
  • Strong asset quality exemplified by its conservative investment portfolio.
  • Good capital adequacy.
  • Strong financial flexibility

Our Markets

Saudi Re has a diversified portfolio of facultative and treaty proportional and non-proportional business serving clients in more than 30 countries. We aim to develop and grow alongside our clients through building strong and sustainable relationships. Our underwriters travel around various markets to meet and interact with clients to develop better insights into their requirements.

Saudi Arabia

Being the only homegrown reinsurer, Saudi Re is fully committed towards clients and the market as a whole. Saudi Re enjoys professional relationships with almost all active insurance companies in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Re is exempt from withholding tax which is an advantage when dealing with a domestic reinsurer. Also, the close proximity and specific knowledge in the local risk profile are key factors which make Saudi Re a reinsurer of choice.


Saudi Re has always demonstrated commitment to serving the region. As the highest capitalized reinsurer in the Gulf region (Paid-up capital of SAR 891 Million, USD 237.6 Million), Saudi Re is very well positioned to offer first class security in treaty and facultative in both proportional and non-proportional businesses.

Emerging Markets

Saudi Re writes business in selected markets in Asia and Africa and has developed a range of reinsurance solutions which cater for the conventional and the Takaful and Re-takaful industry. Saudi Re delivers its services directly or through its network of approved brokerage firms. in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey and other countries.

Facts and Figures

  • Ratings: Moody's A3 /Stable
  • Paid Up Capital: SAR 891 Million
  • Total Assets 2020: SAR 2.8 Billion
  • Gross Written Premium for 2020: SAR 935 Million

Board of Directors

Mr. Hesham Al-Shaikh

Chairman of The Board

Mr. Mishari Al-Hussain

Vice-Chairman of The Board

Mr. Mohammed AlOtaibi

Member of The Board

Mr. Ahmad Sabbagh

Member of The Board

Mr. Jean-Luc Gourgeon

Member of The Board

Dr. Peter Hugger

Member of The Board

Eng. Hussam AlSuwailem

Member of The Board

Mr. Marc Maupoux

Member of The Board

Mr. Fahad Al-Hesni

Managing Director - CEO



Fahad Al-Hesni

Managing Director-Chief Exective Officer


Nilmin Pieries

Chief Financial officer


Abdelfattah Chami

Chief Underwriting Officer


Ahmed Al - Jabr

Chief Operating Officer


Ahmed Al -Qarishi

Chief Risk Officer / Chief Actuary


Fadi Al-Qutub

Chief Investment Officer


Osama Shareeda

Facultative Underwriting Director - Engineering and Energy


Raja Arif Ulah Khan

Facultative Underwriting Director - Property, Marine & Casualty


Kim Hock Liu

Principal Officer - Labuan Branch


Muhammad Zahid

Facultative Senior Underwriter - Engineering and Energy


Faisal Rafique

Facultative Underwriting Manager - PMC - KSA


Noorjihan Mohammed

Treaty Manager - Asia Region


Riyadh Al-Hozami

Treaty Underwriting Manager - KSA,GCC & LEVANT


Abdelmadjid Oulmane

Underwriting Manager – Life & Medical / Inherent Defects


Amir Affes

Treaty Underwriting Manager – Africa


Seema Khan

Life & Medical Senior Underwriter


Isa Ali

Chief Technology Officer


Gohar Shahab

Finance & Technical Accounting Manager


Mona Al-Jahani

HR & Admin Manager

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