Jean Elia has more than 20 years of experience in Insurance and Bancassurance, out of which 10 as CEO of leading life insurance companies in three different countries. He started his career with a British insurer, before joining Societe Generale Group as COO for Sogecap Liban, the Group’s insurance subsidiary in Lebanon. He was appointed CEO of their Bancassurance subsidiary in Egypt in 2006, before becoming CEO of The Moroccan subsidiary in 2009. In 2013, Jean became CEO of SOGELIFE in Luxembourg, one of the leading life insurance companies in the Grand-Duchy, providing wealth planning solutions to private banking clients around Europe. Jean (AKA John) holds a BS in Information Technology and an International MBA from Paris Dauphine University. Specialised in strategy and leadership, he has advised several insurance companies and conducted structural changes and Bancassurance model implementations in the Middle East and Europe.