Company: Anglo-Arab Insurance Brokers (AAIB)
Position: Managing director
Biography: William Wakeham is the founder and principle shareholder of AAIB, the only foreign insurance entity registered and with offices in Baghdad. It is known locally in Iraq as Al-Fajer Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers.
Headquartered in Amman, Jordan, AAIB was formed in 2004 to provide insurance solutions for high risk countries, with a particular focus on Iraq and Afghanistan. The company has operated offices in Irbil since 2008, Baghdad since late 2009 and opened an office in Basra in May 2010.
Wakeham has worked in Iraq since 2004. He also established Alfa Evac, a company specialised in providing evacuation and medical services in high risk locations including Iraq and Afghanistan.
Wakeham is certified by the UK’s Financial Services Authority and specialises in accident and health insurance.
Contact: (+962) 6 550 3222
Company website: www.aaib-insurance.com/