The National Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies in Romania (UNSAR) is a non-governmental, apolitical, independent, non-profit organization, created in order to develop and extend the collaboration and cooperation in the field of insurance and reinsurance. The Association was set up in 1994 at the initiative of 13 insurance and reinsurance companies. UNSAR’s main objectives aim to protect and represent the interests of Romanian insurance and reinsurance companies, members of the Association, to take part in the improvement of the existent legal framework in the field of insurance, to initiate appropriate legal remedies regarding the modification of the legislation in force, to promote the insurance market activity in Romania and the most sustainable development strategy of insurance industry at national and international level.

Objectives

Monitoring of the aspects of strategic interest for Romanian insurance providers and their intervention in solving them

Promotion of public policies for the development of the insurance sector

Promotion of the insurance role in the protection and financial safety of the people, as well as highlighting the role of this market in the economic development of Romania

Promotion of transparency, correctness and client-centered business practices

General Council

The Managing Committee draws the organization objectives and oversees the implementation of UNSAR strategy. The members of the Managing Committee, chosen by the General Assembly for the period 2016-2019, are:

unsar_ADRIAN MARIN

Adrian MARIN
(GENERALI Romania)

PRESIDENT
unsar_Gerke WITTEVEEN

Gerke WITTEVEEN
(NN Asigurari de Viata)

VICE-PRESIDENT
unsar_Virgil SONCUTEAN

Virgil SONCUTEAN
(ALLIANZ-TIRIAC Asigurari)

MEMBER
unsar_Mihai_POPESCU

Mihai POPESCU
(ERGO Asigurari)

MEMBER
unsar_Mihai TECAU-

Mihai TECAU
(OMNIASIG VIG)

MEMBER
unsar_Paul Swoboda

Paul SWOBODA
(GRAWE Romania)

MEMBER
unsar_Paul Cazacu

Paul CAZACU
(UNIQA Asigurari)

MEMBER

Executive Management

unsar_Alexandru CIUNCAN

Alexandru CIUNCAN

GENERAL DIRECTOR

Organizational Chart

UNSAR Members

Currently, UNSAR has 20 members, insurance and reinsurance companies registered in Romania, representing more than 80% of the insurance market (based on gross written premiums).

Member of:

Colaborations

At National level

  • Collaboration with the Financial Supervisory Authority on primary and secondary legislation (and any other issues in the industry);
  • Relationship with state institutions: Government (Ministry of Public Finance, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Labor etc.) and Parliament (Senate, Chamber of Deputies), Romanian Police etc.;
  • With the main insurance and financial-banking associations and other institutional stakeholders interested in collaboration.

At International level

  • With insurers’ associations in Europe, but not only;
  • With all entities interested in the insurance / reinsurance business (eg reinsurers).