Bachelor's degree, Univ. of Michigan; Master's degree, School of Advanced Int'l Studies, Johns Hopkins Univ.; advanced Arabic language studies, Georgetown Univ. Over 35 years in risk management and insurance. Involved in large construction projects and operational risks. CEO and Managing Director, Marsh Middle East & North Africa; Chairman, Marsh & McLennan Companies Middle East. Country Corporate Officer, Marsh & McLennan Companies Middle East. Has taught Multinational Insurance Marketing and Servicing Strategies, Marsh prof. development programmes, US.