Senior Team

Martin Garcia
Martin GarciaChief Executive Officer
Martin has over 20 years’ financial services experience and 16 years’ direct experience in the international health insurance market. He developed and managed a high profile IPMI specialist and has lived in Dubai, Hong Kong and the UK over the course of the last 15 years. Martin has extensive knowledge of the markets we trade in.
Matthew Maunder
Matthew MaunderChief Operating Officer
Matthew is a senior operations, infrastructure and change leader with 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has strong international experience and a track record of delivering transformational agendas. Matthew has a reputation for delivering against the strategic agenda, and has key strengths in scale leadership, change and the development and implementation of new operating models.
Sean Lewis
Sean LewisChief Financial Officer
Sean joins us from Taipei, where he was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer for Allianz Taiwan Life. As CFO for Prudential Corporation Asia in Japan, Heng An Standard Life, China, MIH Group, Indonesia and Schroders South East Asia, Sean brings with him extensive industry and executive experience, with a strong understanding of Asia Pacific and International Markets. Sean is a Chartered Accountant and has significant financial services, experience in insurance, asset Management and banking including accountability for M&A, strategy and business planning, capital and solvency management, finance operations, financial analysis and reporting, investments, actuarial, product development, accounting, risk, regulatory, internal audit and control, compliance, and corporate governance.
Damian Delaney
Damian DelaneyChief Commercial Officer
Damian has had an extensive career in international financial services with particular focus on Asia. Working for a number of blue chip brands in insurance, banking and wealth management, Damian has held local, regional and global roles across product development, sales, distribution, corporate strategy, new market entry as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Managing Directors and Functional Heads

Zahir Sharif
Zahir SharifManaging Director - AMEA
Zahir carries over 16 years experience in insurance across both developed and emerging markets. He has worked in 3 continents and with over 21 countries. General management responsibilities include full P&L, strategy, underwriting, risk management, contract negotiation, restructuring, acquisitions, distribution management and talent development. Zahir has proven track record in building businesses and driving profitable growth.
Alex Dalton
Alex DaltonManaging Director Europe
Alex Dalton has 18 years’ experience in the financial services industry in a variety of roles across the UK mortgage and insurance markets. He combines strong operational experience with a focus on delivering customer service strategies, process improvement and productivity gains.
Rob McIntyre
Rob McIntyreGeneral Manager - Asia Pacific
Rob has many years of international health insurance experience in both Europe and Asia, and in particular Singapore. Coming from both a sales and technical background, Rob has a full understanding of the international health insurance market.
Mark Dickinson
Mark DickinsonGroup Underwriter Director
Mark has over 13 years’ dedicated underwriting experience and has spent the last 10 years working in IPMI, both in the UK and Dubai. He has a track record of supporting successful development in both emerging and established markets through innovative product design and pricing policy. Mark is an acknowledged technical expert within our industry.
Alison Massey
Alison MasseyGroup Marketing Director
Alison has over 20 years’ experience in financial services marketing and communications, the last seven of which have been in the international health insurance field. A qualified, technical marketer, her core skill set lies in digital marketing and brand development.
Elizabet Narciandi
Elizabet NarciandiManaging Director, Americas
Elizabet has 20 years of experience in the International Private Medical Insurance industry with a proven track record of operational excellence and solid customer service expertise. Elizabet joined Best Doctors in 2010. In her position as Managing Director, Americas, she is responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the business in Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. She has a degree in Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Management Information Systems from Florida International University, (FIU), along with a Project management certification, PMI.
David Capote
David CapoteSVP of Sales and Marketing for America
David brings nearly 20 years insurance experience to the team, during which time he has focused on various commercial development roles working with distribution channels throughout the region. David began his career in 1997 with Amedex Insurance Company and then spent 6 years with Bupa. He has spent the past 5 years with Pan-American Life Insurance Company as Vice President of Sales for International Major Medical products and was responsible for local individual health sales. During his career, David has also served on various Board of Directors positions in the USA and Latin America.