News Advanta appointment: Obi Alhelou - Branch Manager, Abu Dhabi

Advanta appointment: Obi Alhelou - Branch Manager, Abu Dhabi

Oct 26, 2022
The Advanta Board of Directors are delighted to announce the appointment of Obi Alhelou as Branch Manager of the Abu Dhabi office.

Obi is an accomplished professional with nearly three decades of experience in the loss adjusting field working for international markets. Throughout his career he has dealt with large and complex Commercial & Industrial property losses, CAR (Builder’s Risk) and EAR (Erection Risks) claims.

Obi began his adjusting career at an early age and has a successful professional path, having worked for leading claims management firms on assignments in America, Africa, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. Before joining Advanta, Obi held the position of Head Office Large & Complex Claims Specialist for EBI and Energy at a leading insurance company for their Canadian operation. Obi has a Mechanical Engineering background, is CII qualified and is bilingual in English and Arabic.

At Advanta, Obi will provide his strategic vision and professional expertise to continue supporting our valued clients in Abu Dhabi and strengthen the capabilities of the extended network in the Middle East under John Donald’s leadership as Middle East Regional Head.

We look forward to Obi’s valuable contribution to our further development in the region.

Obi may be reached at

For more details on our teams in the Middle East, please visit our website.

For immediate assistance, please contact us:

Obi Alhelou
+971 (0) 56 549 4791

John Donald
+44 (0) 7496 816 567

George Viar
+44 (0) 7753 789 790