Thomas M. Devasia is a qualified general insurance professional with over 30 years of experience across India and the Middle East including 20 years in senior management spanning General Management, Research & Strategic Planning and Profit Centre/ Technical/ Underwriting Management. Prior to joining SEIB, Thomas was Chief Technical Officer with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (Europe) heading and starting up its Regional operations from Qatar Financial Centre Doha writing Middle East facultative business in onshore/ offshore property, energy, construction and liability. He started his career with General Insurance Corporation of India. He later held senior management roles with Stock Holding Corporation of India, Saudi Arabian Insurance Company and Arab Commercial Enterprises including as Technical Head of Western Region, KSA; AIG India as member of the core team setting up India operations and later as Head of Reinsurance and Profit Centre Head of Property, India; and with QIC Group including as CEO of Oman Qatar Insurance Company, Oman. Thomas holds postgraduate qualifications in Statistics, Decision Theory, Econometrics, Operations Research and Management from India.