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Sarah Mazhar
Chief Risk Officer at AXA Egypt


Sarah Mazhar is AXA Egypt Chief Risk Officer and has over ten years’ experience in the same company (previously Commercial International Life). Mazhar held various roles within the Actuarial team before moving to build the first Insurance Risk Management team in the Egyptian Market. Her experience includes part-time teaching at the American University in Cairo as well as short-term assignments in Legal and General in London and AXA International and New Markets Office in Madrid.

 Academically, Mazhar holds a master’s degree in actuarial management from CASS Business School as well as being a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary and a qualified Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, becoming the first Egyptian female to acquire this qualification. 

 Mazhar is a member of the Sustainability Committee at the Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority, she has also recently been nominated as President of the Sustainability Committee at the Insurance Federation of Egypt. In her spare time, Mazhar spends time out hiking, practicing yoga, cycling, painting or in search for the tastiest hot chocolate.

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