May Hleileh

May joined Zurich Middle East in December 2013. She has circa 20 years of Global energy underwriting experience, starting off her underwriting career at a Lloyds syndicate in London before transitioning to the companies’ market in 2006. She relocated to Singapore with this company in 2009 where she spent several years developing regional strategies and underwriting.

May is now responsible for the Energy division in Zurich Middle East underwriting upstream, upstream construction, downstream, power and renewables.

She is a Chartered Associate of both the Insurance Institute and Institute of the Risk Management. She has a Masters of Science degree in Insurance and Risk Management from City Business School and a Bachelors of Science Joint Honors Degree in Mathematical Science with Economics and Finance.

May also double hats as the Global Head of Upstream for Zurich