News Welcoming a new partner in Bahrain

Advanta expands its footprint in the Middle East

Jan 24, 2024
We are pleased to announce our new partnership in Bahrain with Gulf International Loss Adjuster W.L.L. (GILA), further reinforcing our commitment to serving the Middle East and enhancing our presence in the region.

GILA, headquartered in Al Seef, is led by Hasan Al Samaheeji, a Chartered Loss Adjuster with 40 years of experience in the loss adjusting field, which includes residency in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, along with assignments in the wider region, including North Africa.

Hasan Samaheeji

Hasan specialises in property damage and business interruption claims, covering a wide range of insurance claims, including marine, CAR (Construction All Risks), EAR (Erection All Risks), liability, fire, theft, fidelity losses, as well as valuations and Pre-Risk Surveys. Over the course of his career, Hasan has held key positions, including Branch Manager of the Western Province operation in Saudi Arabia and Director and Board Member of the Bahrain office for an international adjusting firm. He later served as Managing Director for another prestigious adjusting firm before joining GILA in 2022 as its Regional Executive General Adjuster.

This partnership is a significant step towards strengthening our relationships with valued partners and clients, offering more efficient and effective services, and leveraging the expertise of our extended team in the region.

We're excited about the opportunities this new partnership will bring and our ability to create even more value for our clients in Bahrain and across the Middle East.

Hasan and his team can be contacted at