About Us



Gangkhar is a nonprofit organization focused on promoting the development of insurance industry in emerging markets.  

Gangkhar is formed by insurance and technological professionals with global experience, who share a passion about disruption and social development.



01. Become a leading contributor to the advancement of the insurance sector in emerging markets 

02. Support and promote initiatives that generate a positive impact on society

03. Create a dynamic, world-class network of key insurance players in the region



Our Community

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With key industry partners and more than 160 years of combined international insurance and technology experience, our community is uniquely positioned to finding talented teams and great ideas across the region


federico spagnoli

• Head of Business development for Europe and Latin America at Prudential Financial
• Former AIG Regional CEO– EMEA and Americas; VP,   Personal  Lines – Japan and  Korea
• 20 years in insurance, fintech including 12 years with AIG
• MBA (Washington University,St. Louis), JD, CPCU



• CEO at Klimber Digital Insurance
• Former  AIG VP, Head of  Global Marketing Intelligence Strategy
• 23 years in financial services and IT
• Previously: COO OgilvyOne Madrid, CTO -Circuloasegurador.com
• MSc. Business Analytics (New York University, Stern)



• Independent consultant, Candidate Oxford- Saïd Business School MBA
• EMEA Regional transformation
• 16 years of experience in management & IT consulting, focused on strategy and transformation. 2,5 years in AIG, prev. in Accenture, Indra.
• Lean Six Sigma Black Belt - Master in Quality Management (IES - San Pablo CEU)



• Chief Strategy and Distribution at Klimber Digital Insurance
• Former AIG Global Head of Agency Strategy & Analytics
• 17 years with AIG
• Previously SVP, Corporate Planning (Asia Pacific), credit risk, management consulting
• Master of International Affairs - Economic Policy (Columbia)



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• Global Auto Portfolio at AXA
• Former AIG Global Portfolio Manager, Personal Insurance • 16+ years experience Personal Lines and leading analytical practices, particularly within Auto.
• University of St Andrews, Bachelor’s degree, Mathematics



• Head de HR Latam for Microsoft
• Former HR Head, AIG Latam
• 20+ years cross-functional expertise in business, IT, sales and marketing, strat. planning and org dev. Previously, 13 years IBM
• UBA – Business Administration



• Partner at ELZEN Abogados
• 16+ years of legal experience in IT Law, Venture Capital
• M&A. Advisor, Director and Investor in several Startups, Funds, Accelerators and Incubators.
• Law Degree UBA, LLM in Law &
• Economics UTDT- Buenos Aires



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• Founder & Owner at Nelissen Consulting Group
•Former VP / General Manager, Conil Saatchi & Saatchi Miami
•Adjunct Prof., Univ. of Miami; Guest lecturer, Judge Business School, Cambridge
• 10+ years in brand strategy, change management
• MBA, Cambridge University



• Head of Financing and Insurance, LATAM – Inter-American Development Bank
• 16 years in banking and financial services
• Master of International Business Law (American), JD
• Microinsurance






DOlores Egusquiza

• Technical Director AXA
• Actuarial and Risk Manager, LATAM & Asia Pacific, EUROPE – Genworth Financial
• 20+ Years in financial services
• Previously: Mapfre, Ares
• MBA (Instituto Empresa, Spain); Postgraduate Degree in Economics (Bristol)

• Executive Vice President at AON
• Former CEO Latam Cooper Gay  S&C, Latam Head for Starr Companies, President CEO AIG Colombia,  VP A&H Regional AIG LAC • 18 in insurance  America
• BS in Communication & Advertising, (Brazil, Universidad Minas Gerais)

• Gangkhar Summit Coordinator
• 10+ Years in Traditional and Digital Marketing
• MBA Candidate (IAE Business School, Argentina)