Before relaunching UIB (Dubai) LLC, Ralph co-founded UIB (DIFC) Ltd. and is currently a Director on its Board. Ralph has been setting up holistic insurance programmes for various MENA companies for all of their Pure risk Transfer needs from Open Cover Construction Facilities, Workmen’s Compensation, Group Medex, ART, Professional Indemnity, Downstream Oil & Gas etc.
Ralph co-established the Sompo Japan (now Sompo Japan Nipponkoa – SJNK) Dubai office and managed it for 2 years. It is now SJNK’s main presence in the Middle East. SJNK has assets in excess of USD 70 billion globally and is widely considered to be the largest Japanese insurer.
Ralph continues to be an integral part of UIB (DIFC) Ltd.’s success, with the operation winning the MENA ‘Reinsurance Broking House of the Year Award’ 5 years in a row. Ralph is also a co-founder of UIB (India) that now has five offices located in key cities within the subcontinent and is one of the fastest growing Broking Houses in the country.
Ralph holds Post-Graduate Qualifications in Insurance & Financial Risk Management from the Cass School of Business (London) and a BA from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles).