About Us

The Foundation for Insurance and Finance Education (FIFE) was established in 1998 to cater to the ever-growing education and training needs within the insurance and finance industry of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Headquartered in Cyprus and functional from Bahrain.

FIFE is a member of the Institute for Global Insurance Education (IGIE), an institute that was established by the largest insurance institutes in the world, namely the Institutes, USA, the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), UK, and the Insurance Institute of Canada (IIC), Canada. The mission of IGIE is to develop the competencies of global insurance workers through education and certify those individuals who have met established standards of knowledge and performance. Its purpose is to establish minimum competency standards, encourage continuing professional development and develop an international benchmark for professional qualification.

FIFE’s key objectives are focused towards promoting excellence in insurance and finance education via innovative training solutions, internationally recognized professional qualifications and industry workshops. Furthermore, FIFE intends to promote for the public benefit the study and research in the disciplines of insurance and finance education and in all branches of such disciplines.

Based on its dedication towards development of the regional insurance and finance industry, FIFE has also established funds to grant scholarship for insurance and finance qualifications as well as support special studies in such areas.


FIFE’s vision is to be the premier Center for Excellence within the regional insurance and finance industry.


FIFE’s mission is to provide quality learning experiences for individuals and entities through innovative training solutions, professional qualifications and industry workshops in the insurance and finance domain.


FIFE highly values towards enhancing professionalism in all its activities.

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