AXA Egypt Chief Risk Officer and Board Member
Sarah Mazhar is AXA Egypt Chief Risk Officer and Board Member with over ten years’ experience in the same company (previously Commercial International Life (CIL)). Mazhar held various roles within the Actuarial team before moving to build the first Insurance Risk Management team in the Egyptian Market. Her experience includes part-time teaching at the American University in Cairo as well as short-term assignments in Legal and General in London and AXA Madrid International Hub.
Academically, Mazhar holds a master’s degree in actuarial management from Bayes Business School (previously CASS) as well as being a Certified Corporate Director, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Actuary (CERA) and a qualified Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA), becoming the first Egyptian female to acquire this qualification.
Mazhar is a member of the Sustainability Committee at the Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA), she has also been nominated as Chairman of the Sustainability Committee at the Insurance Federation of Egypt. In her spare time, Mazhar spends time out hiking, practicing yoga, hiking, camping, cycling, painting and exploring new places.