Patrick Choffel

Senior Advisor

Patrick served as the Chief Executive Officer of Oman Insurance Company (OIC), the largest Insurance Company in the UAE and the fourth largest in the Middle East, from September 2011 to May 2015 where he led the company’s strategy revamp and retained its market leadership.

Prior to joining OIC, Patrick served as AIG Regional President MEASA for ALICO based in Dubai, and had a long career with AIG in different key executive management positions across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Australia where he developed new markets, turned around ailing business and managed risks.



Paris, France

Currently located

Muscat, Oman


English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Arabic (rudimentary in progress)

Areas of expertise



Enjoy what I do and try to do it well (age quod agis).

History, sports, languages.

Young, smart, fast moving team operating in new, attractive fields that have synergies amongst each other. The geographical focus is also exciting as the targeted populations have a fast progression pattern that embraces directly front-line technologies.

Prior experience

Oman Insurance Company

Chief Executive Officer


Regional President MEASA for ALICO

Al Rajhi Co.

Independent Director

Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited


IGI Life Insurance Limited



University of Wyoming
Master of Science

French Colonial Airborne

Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris


Areas of focus at Apis


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