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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Zamir Chaudhry
Executive Director – Risk at Tawuniya Insurance


Zamir Chaudhry is a highly experienced Risk & Compliance professional, boasting an impressive track record of over 25 years in the financial services sector. His expertise lies in crafting and implementing business-centric risk strategies, fostering robust control frameworks, and unleashing growth potential. Zamir's financial acumen has yielded remarkable achievements, including his contributions to Brexit mitigation strategies and his collaborative efforts with boards to develop, implement, and integrate risk-centric strategies, often leading to groundbreaking industry initiatives.

His proficiency spans various facets of the financial industry encompassing Banking, Consumer Credit, Insurance, and Investment Management sectors, particularly during times of profound change, where he excels at optimizing control environments to unlock maximum growth opportunities.

Zamir's most recent stint involved a pivotal role within one of Saudi Arabia's largest insurance organizations, navigating the complexities of strategic transformation amid a dynamic and uncertain operating landscape. His responsibilities encompassed strategic decision-making, the design and execution of a tailored Enterprise Risk Management framework, and the orchestration of risk management and assurance activities aimed at instigating a cultural shift and maximizing the value derived from risk and control endeavors.

Before his tenure in Saudi Arabia, Zamir collaborated with industry giants such as Aviva, Lloyds Banking Group, and Zurich Insurance, consistently delivering dynamic results and earning accolades for his innovative problem-solving approach. His exceptional ability to influence and innovate has prompted organizations to recognize the strategic significance of risk, whether as a cost-reduction avenue or a wellspring of strategic opportunities.

In addition to his corporate roles, Zamir has served as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board Risk Committee for multiple organizations. This vast experience equips him with the insight needed to design and execute robust business management strategies while ensuring vigilant oversight by the Board. With his profound analytical and goal-oriented approach, Zamir stands as a trusted luminary in the realm of Risk, continuously leading the charge in risk optimization, efficiency, and effectiveness.