We are an independent insurance consulting firm established with the purpose of providing financial security, insurance protection and investment opportunities through our highly qualified and experienced team.
Salah Al-Halyan the founder and Managing Director of GIC is a Certified Insurance Consultant by the Ministry of Economy - UAE, licensed Agent / Broker for Life & Disability, Health and General insurance in the states of California and Florida - USA and a certified Investment Consultant Series 6. He is a board member of the UAE Insurance Authority, an insurance expert in Dubai and Ministry of Justice Courts, an Arbitrator in Dubai International Arbitration Center and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration (CIArb) - UK.
Salah is a permanent writer in leading UAE newspaper, runs personal finance seminars and workshops, produces and presents his radio show "Your Financial Consultant" in Sharjah FM Radio 94.4 and presents his radio show "Your Money" at CNBC Arabia.
Catherine R. P. Al-Halyan is the co-founder and Managing Partner of GIC. She is licensed in the state of California Agent / Broker in Life & Disability insurance. She worked in financial services and in various international banks and corporations in Europe, USA and the UAE.
Boyd D. Edmondson is the Managing Consultant and head of the Investment and Pension Division of the company. He worked for many years in South Africa, Arabian Gulf and Offshore markets in Banking, Health insurance, Employee Benefits, Financial Planning, Portfolio Management and Life & General insurance as a Certified Insurance & Investment Consultant.
Boyd is certified by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), in UK and holds the International Certificate for Financial Advisors.
Christopher Pargiter worked for many years in the construction industry in Southern Africa, and moved into the field of sales and consulting in the mid 1990's. Since moving to Dubai and joining GIC in 2005, he has specialized in Life and Health Insurance, Savings and Investments for groups and individuals.
Chris has provided many clients with valuable financial security planning advise over the past few years.