International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation

Development Committee

The committee is currently chaired by Dr. Aris Alip, Founder and Managing Director of CARD MRI (Philippines), and comprising of the following members:

  • Dr. Aris Alip, CARD MRI, Philippines (Chair)

  • Bert Opdebeeck, BRS, Belgium (Vice-Chair)

  • Kumar Shailabh, Uplift Mutuals, India (Vice-Chair)

  • Annette Houtekamer, DHAN Foundation, India (Vice-Chair)

  • Mortuza Ali, Prime Islami Life, Bangladesh

  • Rob Wesseling, The Co-operators, Canada 

  • Rodrigo Aguilar, Sociedad de Seguros de Vida del Magisterio Nacional (SSVMN), Costa Rica 

  • Yogesh Lohiya, IFFCO-TOKIO General Insurance, India

  • Arman Oza, VimoSEWA, India

  • Chihiro Ikusawa, Zenrosai, Japan

  • Tom Gitogo, CIC Insurance Group, Kenya 

  • Hassan Bashir, Takaful Insurance of Africa, Kenya

  • Michel Spraakman, ACHMEA Foundation, Netherlands

  • Jun Jay Perez, RIMANSI, Philippines

  • Fazal Ghaffoor, Amana Takaful, Sri Lanka

  • Dr. P.A. Kiriwandeniya, Sanasa Insurance Company, Sri Lanka

  • Michael Dominowski, Thrivent Financial, USA

  • Andrea Keenan, A.M. Best, USA

Hiroko Kowada (AOA/Zenkyoren, Japan) and Ed Potter (ICMIF/Americas, USA), acting as representatives of ICMIF regional associations, are observers of the ICMIF Development activities.​