Mr Charles joined GIC Re as direct recruit officer in the year 1986. Over the last 32 years he has acquired extensive experience in insurance / reinsurance field.Prior to joining GIC Re, Mr. Charles was with the Indian Air Force and served the Frontline Fighter Squadrons and Communication Centres of IAF till 1986 in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Kutch Bhuj.In GIC Re Mr Charles has experience in various departments including underwriting, finance, investment and international operations. For over two decades Mr Charles functioned as a direct and reinsurance underwriter of Agriculture Insurance implementing various Agriculture Insurance Schemes in Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, A&N Islands, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
He was Regional Manager of Bhopal Regional Office of Agriculture Insurance Company between 2001 to 2004. Mr Charles was also CEO of GIC Re’s Labuan Branch at Kuala Lumpur Malaysia between 2010 to 2014.Mr Charles holds degree in Bachelor of Commerce and is a post-graduate in Management in Finance. He also holds a Diploma in Electronics and Radio Communication Engineering awarded by Communication Training Institute of Indian Air Force.
On promotion to the cadre of Deputy General Manager in July 2015, Mr. Charles was handling Miscellaneous, Health, Liability, Agri Re and Obligatory departments at Head Office until March 2018. Mr. Charles is Currently posted as MD & CEO of GIC Re South Africa Ltd.
Mr Charles is interested in Christian Classical Books & Music, Church related social activities, Fishing and long drives.