Mr. R Chandrasekaran took over as the Secretary General of the General Insurance Council since 16th November, 2011. In this capacity, he is taking up priority industry issues impacting the industry with the Regulator and Government Authorities for resolution. After the passage of the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act in April 2015, G I Council is a Self-Regulatory Organization for the non-life insurance industry’s market conduct and practices. G I Council is continuing its focus on best and sound practices, Awareness and Education as well as Fraud Risk Mitigation measures for the members of the Council and industry.
Shri Chandrasekaran has several academic and professional qualifications which include, Advanced Accountancy, Cost Accounts, PGDM (from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies), Fellow of Insurance Institute of India (FIII), Associate Member of Institute of Risk Management (MIRM), London, Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII), London and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB), Mumbai, Certificate in Computer Software from Mumbai University.
Throughout his Insurance and Reinsurance career spanning nearly 4 decades, he is well-known for his innovation and path-breaking solutions. His career in India, UK and Middle East Insurance and Reinsurance markets has enabled him gain an unique identity amongst the Reinsurance professionals.