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Compass Team

With the team of highly skilled, motivated, and experienced professionals & financial architects, Compass specializes in envisioning, formulating and implementation of client’s insurance and financial planning.

  • Investing time and energy in understanding their business in depth
  • Taking a holistic, ‘full service’ view, providing tailor-made insurance
  • Expert advice on how to minimize and avoid risk
  • Dealing with claims flexibly, pragmatically and efficiently
  • Working transparently, with competitive premiums and agreements
  • Acting proactively and decisively in the client’s interest
  • Responding to all enquiries within 24 hours
  • Treating all our clients with an equal level of service and attention

MR. G.F. NIHALANI MANAGING DIRECTOR

One of the pioneers in the insurance and financial planning industry in Dubai, Dr. G. F. Nihalani is the expert of Marketing, Underwriting, Reinsurance, and Claim Settlement, with over 55 years of extensive professional experience.

Dr. Nihalani has vast experience of working in insurance companies like Life Insurance Corporation of India, United India Insurance Company, and Alliance Insurance. He has settled in Dubai,UAE, Since 1992.

Dr. G. F. Nihalani has been awarded ‘Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Insurance Management’ by The Commonwealth University in October 2016.

His qualifications include Bachelor of Arts - Special Economics from Mumbai University; Bachelor of General Law (I) from Bombay University; Diploma in Commerce from Maharashtra State, and Fellow - Federation of Insurance Institute and Master class Certificate from London Graduate School.His years of experience as a specialist and management expertise in the Insurance and Financial Planning Industry in the UAE, is the guiding light for Compass.

MR. RAKESH RACHWANI Founding Member & Managing Partner

Rakesh Rachwani brings his passionate pursuit of perfection to help his clients build the basic foundations necessary to create and protect their wealth. He has worked for over 24 years to bring client-driven financial planning and life insurance options to executives, professionals, and high-net worth individuals in the UAE and around the world.

Rakesh founded Compass Financial Solutions to help clients understand the financial planning process so that each individual’s unique needs are met with efficiency and excellence. What started in 1990 as a part-time sales consultant position with Life Insurance Corporation of India has now grown into Rakesh’s business legacy. After successfully completing his engineering diploma in 1992 from SASMIRA Mumbai, he decided to put his financial acumen to work in Dubai. Today, Rakesh and Compass Financial Solutions assist hundreds of clients with their financial, life insurance, and wealth planning needs to help them enjoy a comfortably safe future and secure wealth transfer for future generations to come.

Rakesh is currently at the forefront of the UAE’s financial services sector. With several published articles in major newspapers, he has become an acknowledged industry leader and expert. His achievements have been regularly recognised at the Million Dollar Round Table, where he has been a member for over fifteen years. Rakesh is listed on the organisation’s prestigious Honour Role list, a distinction reserved for the top 0.2% independent financial and insurance advisors worldwide. He is also a dedicated member of BNI (Rising Phoenix Chapter) (http://www.bni.ae/en-ae/index) and the CEO Club (http://ceoclubsuae.com/).

MR. NAVIN NIHALANI Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

Navin Nihalani is among the most trusted UAE’s leading Independent Financial advisors and a face of the Top 100 Next Generation Entrepreneurs in 2018.

With an amazing experience of 22 years in Finance and Insurance industry. He has contributed towards developing great opportunities in emerging and developing businesses. A MBA Graduate in Marketing and Finance from the International University of Missouri (USA), he believes “in passion to create a professional platform to ensure honest loyal good advisors, who are able to provide their clients with the best.”

Having the Qualification, Certification and Experience s, Navin manages a robust team of Financial Advisors, while coordinating and integrating business development, marketing, product management activities with prospective clients. Over the years, he has built a high-level network and continues to do so, efficiently delivering perfect solutions to customers’ complete satisfaction.

As the CEO and the Managing partner of Compass Financial Solutions, Navin leads a team of Qualified Professionals who are committed towards making ‘Compass’, a client-driven Financial Solutions Provider. He believes in professionalism and integrity while advising individuals and families on matters such as life insurance, health insurance, inheritance tax planning and wills, savings and investments, retirement plans, mortgages, personal financial planning.

He is sought after by individuals and corporates for their wealth management needs. Navin has been instrumental in advising and assisting businesses in developing sound financial models. His expertise with Keyman insurance provides both Businessmen and their employees with adequate security, building the trust and rapport between the two, in return, making Navin one of the strongest pillars of support for businesses and individuals alike.

Navin values his employees and just as he cares for them, he takes care of other businesses. Employee Benefits being one of his forte. One of his biggest achievements has been as an SME speaker where he spoke about Keyman insurance, Partnership insurance, Business protection and Capital reserve Employee benefits.

Over the years Navin has built a strong relationship with insurance service providers across the globe and negotiates with them to provide his clients with nothing less than the best. This has further helped him become a popular choice among individuals and businesses of high net worth.

With a vast clientele, Navin has gained expertise in handling people from various backgrounds, understanding their requirements and offering them with the best solutions to manage their finances. His years of experience and skills make him a fabulous problem solver and a deal maker, ensuring none of his clients go back empty handed.
His expertise and experience with abundant enthusiasm has reinforced the faith his clients bestow on him.

Navin has managed to accomplish more than what he aimed to do and hopes to be an ideal role model and inspiration for the upcoming generation in his industry. The accolades he has achieved does not stop him from aspiring for more.