We possess a strong and worthy leadership that will make any organization proud. And we have set a very high standard, not only for ourselves but also for our team.

The leadership team at Compass is made up of highly skilled and motivated financial architects. Their aim is to formulate and implement client-specific and individually tailored financial plans. We can confidently say that the day-to-day decisions at Compass are carefully designed by informed minds with one common goal, which is to provide greater satisfaction to the customers we serve and the company we represent.
This is our tradition and we promise to take this forward.
Mr. G.F. Nihalani
Managing Director

Mr. G.F. Nihalani has the recent distinction of having produced USD 5.0 million in gross premiums on Life & General Insurance business. He has the ability to control and manage staff effectively and getting the desired results, be it 30 or over 600.

Mr. Nihalani has over 49 years of extensive experience in the insurance industry in various department of Life & General Division such as Marketing, Underwriting, Reinsurance, Claim Settlement & others. His career spans over 26 years in the Life Insurance Corporation of India, 5 years with United India Insurance Company & 14 years with Alliance and over 4 years with Compass in Dubai, UAE.

His qualifications include Bachelor of Arts, Special Economics from Mumbai University, Bachelor of Gen. Law (I) from Bombay University and Diploma in Commerce from Maharashtra State, Fellow, Federation of Insurance Institute (1968).

He has also completed a Profitable Management workshop prescribed and conducted by Life Insurance Marketing & Research Association and attended supervisory management program conducted by Merc & Training & Development. In addition, he has completed various courses of management development programs conducted by the Management Development College and Offices training college of L.I.C India, Mumbai.

Mr. Rakesh Rachwani
Founder Member and Managing Partner

Mr. Rakesh Rachwani leads a professional team committed towards being a client driven financial solutions provider.

He is passionate towards the world of life Insurance and Investment and has been an active member of the financial services industry since the last 20 years, both in India and the UAE.

His attitude towards the world of finance can be summed up in the following words . . . “If you think it’s difficult to talk about money when you’re blissfully in love, try talking about it later, when you are disconsolate and angry and your love has died.”

This brings out the real essence of his feelings towards financial planning and has helped him deal with it in a professional and exemplary manner.

Mr. Rachwani has developed his passion for providing Insurance & Investment solutions while working as a part-time sales consultant for Life Insurance Corporate of India in 1990, whilst still at college. This part-time job led him to take up the profession as his career, after graduating in engineering in 1992. Over the years, he has driven his business to excellence, solely by his dedication and hard work. He came to Dubai in 1993 and was able to gain loyalty and trust of over 300 clients in less than 5 years.

His belief in Life Insurance is exemplified in these words . . .

“It is better to set your own terms after death for your loved ones than pushing them down the road to unsentimental strangers in a harsh courtroom”.

His achievements are exemplified by the fact that he has qualified for 9 consecutive years for MDRT with 3 COTs (Court of the Table) and 4 top of the qualifications.

His expertise lies in living for the present and safe guarding the future.

With him at the helm the company is definitely headed in the right direction, guided by his capable hands.

Mr. Navin Nihalani
Managing Partner and Executive Vice President – Sales

Mr. Navin Nihalani, a part owner of Compass, leads the sales function of the organization with a team of qualified professionals, who are committed towards making Compass a client driven financial solutions provider.A dynamic individual Navin, believer in Leading from the front and is personale about spreading financial awareness and the need for proper Financial Planning.

His client base spans across the globe, and covers India, UAE, Japan, Nigeria, Oman, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bahrain and Qatar, where he has efficiently handled Insurance portfolios with global products.

A commerce graduate with a Masters in Finance from the International University of Missouri (USA), Mr. Nihalani with over 19 years of Insurance and Investments experience has been awarded for being the single biggest protection writer in the UAE as an individual for 2009 by Zurich International Life. An MDRT life member with 3 Court of the Table and 3 Top of the Table qualifications under his belt, he is known in the market place for his prudent advice to his clients, who all have a long lasting relationship with him. His specialty lies in advising High Net Worth individuals and business owners.

He has secured a client base of over 350, and mainly guides individuals on matters including but not limited to life insurance, health insurance, inheritance & wills, savings & investments, retirement planning, mortgages, personal & corporate financial planning. His skills also include advising corporates on employee benefits schemes with emphasis on holistic planning and in-depth asset allocation based on an organization’s specific requirement.