Specialist Risk Management Service Launched in Middle East

AAIB clients will benefit from Millbrook specialist skills and regional experience in high risk situations.

Online PR News – 03-February-2010 – – Amman - January 20, 2010 -- AAIB, the specialist insurance brokers focused on emerging markets and the Middle East announces today that it has signed an exclusive agreement with The Millbrook Partnership to deliver specialist kidnap & ransom and crisis response services to clients in the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

AAIB clients will benefit from Millbrook specialist skills and regional experience in high risk situations.
The Millbrook Partnership is a risk management and communication advisory firm, created to support clients in the management of critical issues. Based in London, the firm operates internationally and specialises in high risk environments.

The Millbrook crisis response team employs professionals with outstanding track records in the military, crisis management, media and psychology.

AAIB was formed in 2004 to provide high quality insurance solutions in the most challenging areas in the world focusing on Iraq and Afghanistan. Starting from Jordan, AAIB has expanded across the region including fully registered offices in Erbil in 2008 and Baghdad 2009 under the locally registered name Al Fajer Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers.

William Wakeham AAIB founder and managing director said: “This is an important development for AAIB. By securing Millbrook’s services, we believe we are able to deliver the best-in-class advisory skills as our clients seek to mitigate risk and react to an event. We have been deeply impressed by Millbrook’s approach and professionalism in this arena and their inclusion on our policies gives us enhanced confidence when delivering insurance products to our clients.

Andrew Farquhar, who leads Millbrook’s risk management and crisis response team said: “We are very pleased to be working with AAIB, which has grown impressively in the region over the last five years. We were attracted by AAIB’s focus and local approach, particularly in Iraq, which is an increasingly important country as it stabilizes and develops. We look forward to supporting AAIB’s clients who are active in the region.”

About AAIB Insurance :
AAIB Insurance Brokers provides insurance cover for emerging markets, including the Middle East and Africa. They specialise in high risk and non-standard insurance in locations such as Iraq (including Iraqi Kurdistan), Afghanistan, Syria, Sudan and Nigeria.

AAIB Insurance Brokers use a different approach to insurance provision for emerging markets. Offering Aviation, Cargo, Casualty and Medical, Construction and Engineering, Kidnap and Ransom, Oil and Gas, Political Risk, Power Energy, Professional and General Liability, Property and War and terrorism through its high experienced team located in the region.

Media Contact :
AAIB Insurance Brokers
Amman, Jordan
Tel: +962 6 550 3222
Fax: +962 6 550 3223

The Millbrook Partnership
Tel: +44 (0) 207 520 9455
Email: info@millbrookpartnership.com