Manal MashkoorHead of the Centre for Insurance at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF)
Manal Mashkoor is the Head of the Insurance Learning Insurance at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF). Before joining BIBF, Manal started her career at Arig, as part of the reinsurer’s prestigious management development program.
She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bahrain in Business Information Systems and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resources (MSHR) from DePaul University. She is the first female in the region to have earned the elite Fellowship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII). Her dissertation focused role of professional development in attaining career progress in insurance.
Manal was awarded the student of the year in two categories in the BIBF graduation ceremony held in 2007. In 2015, the Ministry of Labour in Bahrain presented Manal with the “Best Trainer Award” at their 7th Annual Ceremony for Training.
She has conducted insurance training across the Middle East and collaborated with regulators and insurance companies in developing qualified human capital for the insurance industry. She seeks to further develop knowledge in the insurance-related areas of principle-based regulation, corporate governance, consumer education and the sustainability of Takaful insurance.