Extending mutual microinsurance to 5 million uninsured households in five countries over five years.

Our Governance

The ICMIF Foundation

The ICMIF Foundation was incorporated in 2015 as a registered charity in England and Wales (No. 1179919) to oversee the governance of the 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy. The ICMIF Foundation Board has been responsible for the governance of the 5-5-5 since April 2017.

The ICMIF Foundation Board

  • Interim Chair: Shaun Tarbuck (UK)

  • CEO and Managing Director: Sabbir Patel (UK)

  • First Secretary: Tina Blain (UK)

The ICMIF Development Committee

The ICMIF Development Committee has overseen the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy since its inception in 2015 and has been responsible for its governance and implementation up to 2017 when the ICMIF Foundation took over.

The Academic Steering Committee on Financial Inclusion

The Academic Steering Committee on Financial Inclusion is composed of leading researchers from across the globe, and brings objectivity and expertise to the research that is being done into the landscape of mutual microinsurance in the five countries participating in the 5-5-5 Strategy.

Members of the Academic Steering Committee on Financial Inclusion:

  • Professor Thankom Arun, University of Essex (UK) (Chair)

  • Jim Jones, Katie School of Insurance (USA)

  • Dr Gilberto M. Llanto, The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (The Philippines)

  • Dr Shariq Nisar, Islamic Finance Expert (India)

  • Professor Joan Schmit, University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

  • Dr Linda Shaw, The Cooperative College (UK)

  • Dr George Thomas, Insurance Institute of India (India)