Testimonials from members for CII membership
Our membership aligns you with high professional standards and demonstrates your ongoing commitment to professionalism. We are here to support you and your career development, whether you are a new entrant to the sector or a professional looking to keep ahead of the curve. CII members are highly respected and recognised for their knowledge and expertise and here is what some of them within the region have to say.
Corporate Chartered Insurance Broker – for insurance and financial advice firms who make a public commitment to aligned ethics and values, provide knowledgeable advice backed up by qualifications and continued professional development.
"With three highly experienced Chartered Insurance Brokers in full time employment, supported by a large & experienced staff cadre, we always considered ourselves as technicians as opposed to mere commission agents. We thought it desirable to obtain the CII's Corporate Chartered status as this is an International recognition of professional excellence and we are extremely proud to be the only company so far in the whole of Central and South Asia region to hold this title. All our communications including our website, make special reference to our corporate 'Chartered Insurance Broker' status. Everyone in the office have been trained to maintain the highest possible professional standards and we continue to remind our staff that they must not deviate from the commitment to professional excellence"
Nihal Senaratne (Chartered Insurance Broker), Chairman, Senaratne Insurance Brokers (Pvt) Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka
CertCII - for holders of a CII Certificate qualification
"Industry experts have consistently found success in their careers with CII qualifications and designations. For me, this was an obvious step to advance my career in insurance. The knowledge gained has been invaluable. It has helped me apply core insurance principles in a high pressure work environment where response times and error margins can be quite small"
Nitin Ramesh (CertCII), Marine and offshore insurance executive, Reliance Industries, Mumbai, India
"Having the CertCII title has helped me immensely in my career progression. I got more opportunities with more responsibilities related to my job. I have been leading many projects as a result of getting a professional designation"
Umayanga Nilaksha Fernando (CertCII), Life Underwriter, Allianz Life Insurance Lanka Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka
DIPCII - for holders of the CII Diploma in Insurance
"CII designations have been very helpful - it gave me the confidence as well as a better understanding on technical issues and above all it has helped me gain satisfied customers who trust my advice and guidance"
Bilal Aftab (DIPCII), V.P Sales & Marketing, Century Insurance Co Ltd, Karachi, Pakistan
"The DipCII designation provides me the due recognition in the insurance sector in which I am involved. The knowlege provided by the CII qualifications helped me alot in understanding common insurance practices and it taught me how to be an insurance professional"
Franshallah Leo Mirando (DIPCII), Portfolio Executive, George Steuart Insurance Brokers, Colombo, Sri Lanka
"The DipCII designation helped me in my promotion to the higher cadre as a Manager. At the same time, practical approach of the exam at Diploma level and writing assignments has helped in linking theory with my practical job and has been helping me make faster and better decisions while handling my job responsibilities"
Anuradha Prasad More (DIPCII), Senior Divisional Manager, United India Insurance Company, Dehradun, India
ACII - For holders of the CII Advanced Diploma in Insurance
"When I started my career in Insurance, I understood that I need to qualify with an industry qualification and CII was the best. The CII designation has really helped me in my career and also working in the industry. In the Insurance Industry here, CII qualification has big weightage and also the learning and associated designation is very important for the career growth."
Thusitha Nandasiri (ACII), Managing Director & CEO, Solarelle Insurance Pvt. Ltd., Maldives
“"Being certified by such a knowledge leader definitely helps gain more confidence and satisfaction apart from opening up new pathways for solutions. On a personal front, the ACII designation helped increase my confidence to think as a problem solver and on professional front it depicts the commitment to perform and possess an edge over peers"
Vijay Dwibhashi (ACII), Area Manager – Marine Underwriting & Claim, ICICI Lombard General Insurance, Bangalore, India