Mahmoud M. Abdallah is the founder and Managing Partner of MMA Global Investments LLC, an Investment firm. He is also the founder and President of MMA Global Advisors, a Consulting firm. He has over 30 years of experience in the insurance and financial industry, including real estate investment, mergers and acquisitions, consulting, privatization and global initiatives. He is a Senior Advisor to The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Public Pension Capital Management (PPC).
Mr Abdallah was the architect of insurance reform in Egypt, where he served as Chairman and CEO of Misr Insurance Holding Company (MIHC) from 2006 – 2012. He oversaw one of the largest merger and restructurings in the Middle East.
Prior to that, Mahmoud worked for American Re Corporation for 20 years, one of the top providers of insurance and reinsurance in the world. He served as Executive Vice President as well as President of International Operations. He played a major role in the MBO of the company with KKR and the subsequent merger with Munich Re. He served on the board of the International Insurance Council in the U.S., where he was elected Chairman twice.
Mahmoud is currently a board member of Validus Holdings, Ltd., HSBC Egypt, the Metropolitan Opera in New York and a member of the National Council for Arts and Sciences at George Washington University. Mr. Abdallah has formally served a wide variety of public and private boards in Egypt and the United States, including Egypt Air, Egyptian Resorts Company, Kena Cement, American Re Corporation and associated companies.
Mr. Abdallah is the founder and donor of the MMA Foundation, a 501C3 charitable organization established in 2001 to fund charitable, educational, scientific, medical, artistic and community services. Mahmoud earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Business degree from Cairo University. In 1980, he earned Associate of Underwriting (AU) Designation from the Insurance Institute of America.