Sr. Manager Finance
Senior Finance Manager with Risk Management Services LLC, Muscat, Oman.
Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from University of Madras, Associate of the Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of India, with 30+ years of experience in Finance & Accounts, Procurement, Supply Chain Management and Business Process Transformation.
Last assignment was with MB Petroleum Services LLC, Oman as Finance Manager for 10 years.
Core Competencies: ♦ Review of Financial Statements ♦ Treasury Management ♦ Budgeting & Cost Control ♦ Risk Management ♦ Auditing & Compliance ♦ Credit Control ♦ Procurement Planning & Control ♦ Supply Chain Management ♦ Project Management ♦ Business Transformation & Business Process Outsourcing.
E-mail: raviv@ rmsllc.com
Niel has a strong background in bancassurance and commercial banking in Oman and South Africa spanning 20 years. Before joining RMS he was the country manager for Oman Insurance Company and prior to that he was the head of products at Bank Muscat. He has developed and managed bancassurance and credit life portfolios with 4 commercial banks and a finance company in Oman over the past 4 years and he has a clear understanding of the retail insurance market behavior in Oman. Niel is utilizing his local and international skills and experience to lead the personal lines business of RMS to the next strategic level in terms of people, products and performance.E-Mail: email@example.com
Hugh, a British national, has worked in the insurance industry for 35 years, initially in the London insurance markets. His international career has included postings to, Nigeria, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong and regional roles spanning Asia Pacific. Hugh was based in Asia for 24 years and prior to joining RMS as General Manager in June 2013, he was the CEO of Zurich Global Corporate in Asia Pacific.
Hugh started his career in the London construction insurance market and over the years has been closely involved in numerous major projects across the globe. During his 24 years in Asia Hugh established insurance portfolios and risk management strategies for clients in a diverse range of industries including Multinational Conglomerates, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Real Estate, Construction & Engineering, Mining, Automotive and MarineE-mail : hughr@ rmsllc.com
Hussain Al Lawati
Hussein has worked in the insurance industry for 30 years in a number of roles with insurance companies and insurance brokers. He has attended numerous insurance courses both in Oman and overseas and completed his Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute at the UK College of Insurance.
Hussein started his career with Oman National Insurance Company in Oman where he held positions in underwriting and reinsurance before moving into business development and managing branches in Sohar and Buraimi.
Hussein moved to UAE in 2000 to take up a business development role but returned to Oman in 2010 to take up a senior role with RMS.E-mail: husain@ rmsllc.com
Binil joined RMS in 2009, having previously been working as Sales Manager with AVIVA Life Insurance and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance in India.
Binil is involved in servicing the Employee Benefits portfolios of our major corporate clients. His work encompasses establishing a full understanding of the client’s needs, the design and establishment of an appropriate insurance portfolio, obtaining best terms and conditions from insurers and of course, assisting with claims.E-mail: binilk@ rmsllc.com
Mohan has been working with RMS since 1984 and is the head of our Energy and Construction team. Prior to working with RMS, Mohan had worked in Mumbai, India for 4 years in the early stage of his professional career.
Mohan has undergone various Oil and Gas insurance courses conducted by HSBC, Willis and JLT in London and has completed a fast track Mini MBA in Entrepreneurship conducted by Beyster University, USA. Mohan is considered to be at the forefront in upstream oil and gas insurance both in Oman and in the region having been involved in setting up insurance programmes for clients in Oman and based overseas in the GCC, Far East, USA, Australia and India.
Mohan has been directly responsible for setting up the insurance programmes for both operators and contractors including Occidental, Daleel Petroleum, Petrogas, Petrotel, Petroleum Authority of Thailand, Harvest Oil, MB Petroleum Services, Dalma Energy, Century Drilling Australia, National Drilling and Arabian Drilling.E-mail: mohanpk@ rmsllc.com
N. G. Viswanathan
Viswanathan started his insurance career with a major insurer in India in 1987, gaining experience in underwriting and servicing major corporate accounts involved in the textile, sugar, chemical, glass, tea and various manufacturing and engineering industries. Viswanathan subsequently headed up the regional claims department gaining experience in handling complicated claims in the construction industry and eventually specializing in business interruption claims.
After 17 years in India, Viswanathan moved to Oman in 2004 to take over the management of a local insurance broker in Oman. Building on his experience, Viswanathan joined RMS, where he now handles a number of major clients and helps to drive our business development programme.E-mail: viswanathng@ rmsllc.com
Andrew Kozak King
Andy has worked in the insurance industry for 30 years as both loss adjuster and insurance broker in UK, Saudi Arabia and Oman.
As a qualified Chartered Insurance Practitioner and Chartered Loss Adjuster, Andy is able to provide in depth expert advice on claims and ensure fair and reasonable settlements.
Andy has handled claims in excess of US$8,000,000 in Saudi Arabia with high profile appointments at Saudi Consolidated Electricity Power Plant 9 and numerous palace locations of the Royal House. In Oman, Andy has worked with Diwan of the Royal Court, Petroleum Development Oman, the Ministry of Electricity and Water, Oman Telecommunications, Port Services Corporation and Barka Power.E-mail : andyk@ rmsllc.com
Mr.Tariq Al Balushi
Tariq joined RMS from college in 1998 and now manages our personal lines business. Beyond the management of the Division, Tariq’s role involves negotiating best terms for schemes which RMS offers to employee groups and introducing such schemes through workshop marketing. Tariq’s knowledge of the local market and the personalities within it, enable him to ensure best terms are available to all our personal lines clients.
Tariq has attended a number of training courses in general insurance but specializes in motor where he has developed schemes for many affinity groups.E-mail: tariqb@ rmsllc.com
Mr. Sohil Gandhi
Sohil has worked with RMS since 2010, initially looking after major corporate clients and subsequently specialising in energy and construction. Prior to joining RMS, Sohil was branch manager of another local broking company in Oman.
In the Energy & Construction department of RMS, Sohil is responsible for servicing and growing the energy portfolio of the company, focusing on up stream operating and service companies. Sohil also shares responsibility for handling the local operations for multinational clients referred to us by our overseas network partners.E-mail: sohilg@ rmsllc.com
Badriya Al Balushi
Sr. Administrative Executive
Badriya joined RMS in 2011 from an international broking company to provide support to our growing personal lines business. A young energetic professional with growing skills in insurance industry, Badriya has rapidly earned a reputation for providing the very best in customer service.
Badriya is responsible for all front office servicing and back office administration for our personal lines business, performing multidisciplinary tasks with great enthusiasm and providing ongoing training to her colleagues.E-mail: badriyab@ rmsllc.com
Having joined RMS in 1989, Murali has over 25 years of insurance experience. Initially Murali’s role was focused on providing a wide range of support to general management. Subsequently, he now provides service to a number of high profile clients focusing on those in the government sector.
Murali has considerable experience in specialist areas of marine hull, aviation, stock throughput insurance programmes.E-mail: muralikp@ rmsllc.com
Krishna Murthi has worked in the insurance industry for over 40 years as Internal Auditor and Finance Manager in India, Dubai and Oman. However, Krishna Murthi also holds senior qualifications in the insurance industry and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Oracle Certified Professional. With this broad technical background, he is able to provide support on complicated financial issues, particularly with regard to claims.
Krishna Murthi is active in the local insurance industry. He has been on the Board of the Oman Insurance Association from its inception in 2006 and is currently the Secretary of the Association.E-mail: kkrishna@ rmsllc.com
David G Street
David has been involved in the servicing and placement of many energy related accounts including Ndola Oil Storage, Zambia National Energy, BP Zambia, Agip Zambia, Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia, Philippine National Oil, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Fertiliser, AMPTC, Oman Gas Company, Oman Refineries and Petrochemical Company, Petroleum Authority of Thailand and MB Petroleum Group.
David has also been deeply involved in construction and erection risks providing consultancy services both to project developers and to lending banks on limited recourse and non recourse finance projects and handling insurance programmes for major contractors including Lewis Construction, Bilfinger Berger, Gammon, Bauer, Kier, Carillion, Tarmac, Interserve, Al Turqi Group and Philip Holtzmann.E-mail : davids@ rmsllc.com
P. K. Gopakumar
Gopan has been working for RMS for over 18 years and is currently managing the Employee Benefits business of RMS. Gopan’s role is to ensure continued quality of service throughout the Employee Benefits department, assisting clients in identifying appropriate insurance cover and discussing options available.
Gopan has been responsible for setting up and handling the employee benefits programme for Occidental of Oman, Security & Safety Services, MB Holding Group, Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production, Daleel Petroleum, Capital Market Authority, Muscat Securities Market, Muscat Clearing & Depository, State General Reserve Fund, Muscat Pharmacy Group, Dalma Energy, Medco Energy, Oman Methanol, Oman Cables Industry, CC Energy Development, Sohar University, RAY International Group, the British School, Cameron Services Middle East, Sadolin Paints, and many other well respected names in the business community.
The RMS Employee Benefits department currently insures over 50,000 members under their group medical expenses portfolio.E-mail: gopanp@ rmsllc.com
Nuwan began his career in insurance broking in Sri Lanka with a leading insurance broker in Sri Lanka, where he was responsible for a clientele involved in construction, tourism & hospitality, transportation, manufacturing, and import / exporter. After ten years, Nuwan decided to specialize in insurance for the construction industry and joined RMS as Manager – Construction in 2008.
Nuwan continues to focus on construction insurance working in the RMS Energy and Construction Division. His experience includes the servicing of major local and international contractors operating in Oman, reporting where necessary to international risk managers. He also has had hands on involvement on major power projects involving non-recourse and limited recourse project financing.
Nuwan holds a higher national diploma in accounting and is able to provide support to construction clients in evaluating delay in start up and advance loss of profits exposures.E-mail: nuwanr@ rmsllc.com
Imran Al Othmani
Imran has 16 years experience in the insurance industry focusing on claims administration. Prior to joining RMS in 2006, Imran worked with AXA Insurance BSC (Gulf) for 9 years as claims controller.
Working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, Imran manages and negotiates the claims portfolio of our largest clients, focusing especially on clients in the construction and major corporate sector. His client portfolio includes Oman Cables Industry, Muscat Pharmacy, Ministry of Defence and other major clients.
As an Omani national, Imran has established strong relationships with the major local insurance companies and loss adjusters. His understanding of local culture, business practices and industry personalities assists in resolving the most difficult claims.E-mail: imrano@ rmsllc.com
R. P. Harikumar
Hari has over 30 years experience with the insurance industry and has been working with RMS for the past 23 years. He has a deep understanding of the claims process and an unrivalled knowledge of the personalities involved in the administration of claims within the insurance companies and loss adjusters operating in Oman.
Working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, Hari manages and negotiates the claims portfolio of our largest clients, focusing especially on clients in the energy sector. His client portfolio includes MB Group, Occidental, Dalma Energy, Daleel Petroleum, Shaleem Petroleum, Carillion Alawi, Al Turki Group, Douglas OHI, Saud Bahwan Group and MHD Group as well as a number of Government Organisations.E-mail: harikumarrp@ rmsllc.com