Managing Director: Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries
Chairman: Brunei Insurance Takaful Association (BITA), Brunei
Member: Board of Directors, Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries
Member: Board of Directors, Centre for Islamic Banking, Finance & Management
Member: Board of Directors, Maritime and Port
Authorities Member Motor Traffic Licensing Authority (MTLA)
Member: Road Safety Awareness Council
Osman Jair is the Managing Director of Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd (IITH), a wholly subsidiary of Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei (TAIB), Brunei Darussalam. Subsequently, he is also holding the positions as the Managing Director to IITH’s subsidiaries namely Insurans Islam TAIB Family Takaful Sdn Bhd (IITFT) and Insurans Islam TAIB General Takaful Sdn Bhd (IITGT).
In August 2000, he was transferred to IITH as directed by TAIB and was tasked to head and manage the subsidiary company. Prior joining IITH, Osman Jair was the Research & Development Manager of TAIB from 1996 where he was in-charge of the business development of its financial services portfolio.
In 1991, Osman Jair as one of the pioneer in TAIB (the first Islamic financial institution in Brunei) was assigned to the Savings Deposits Operations Department and then transferred to the Credit & Financing Department in 1993, focusing on the growing retail financing portfolio up to 1996. He was also one of the recipients for the Twenty Five (25) Years’s Service Awards of Perbadanan TAIB which was presented by His Majesty the Sultanand Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam held on 25th march 2017.
Osman Jair is also currently holding the post as Chairman for Brunei Insurance & Takaful Association (BITA) from the year 2014.
He holds the MBA in Risk & Insurance Management from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business and Finance from the Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB), currently known as Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB).
He was also bestowed with the Medal of Honour: ‘Pingat Indah Kerja Baik (P.I.K.B)’ on 25th October 2010 consented by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam in conjunction with His Majesty’s 64th Birthday celebration.
He is married with three (3) children.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Risk and Insurance, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business and Finance,
Institute Technology Brunei (ITB), Brunei
1st April 2006 until Present
Managing Director of Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd
September 2012 –
Acting Managing Director of Darussalam Holdings Sdn Bhd (DHSB)
1st December 2005
General Manager of Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd
11th January 2002
Acting General Manager of Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd
15th August 2001
Assigned to Insurans Islam TAIB Holdings Sdn Bhd and given the position as Assistant General Manager
1st January 1996
Heading the Research and Development Department, Main Branch, Perbadanan TAIB, Bandar Seri Begawan
26th May 1993
Finance Officer in the Credit and Financing Department, Main Branch, Perbadanan TAIB, Bandar Seri Begawan.
20th August 1992
Branch Supervisor in Kuala Belait Branch, Perbadanan TAIB
19th August 1991
Reporting for duty to Perbadanan TAIB and held the position as Supervisor
2017 until Present
Appointed as Member Board of Directors for Martime and Port Authorities
2014 until Present
Appointed as Member for Centre for Islamic Banking, Financial & Management (CIBFM), Brunei
2014 until Present
Appointed as Representative to the Group Investment Committee of Perbadanan TAIB, Brunei
2014 until Present
Appointed as Member Board of Directors for East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC)
2014 until present
Chairman of Brunei Insurance and Takaful Association (BITA)
10th – 14th October 2016
Brunei Chief Delegate during the 28th East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC) in Macau
27th - 28th September 2016
Panel Speaker during the Takaful Rendezvous in Kuala Lumpur
4th – 5th August 2015
Panel Speaker during the Asian Institute of Finance (AIF) International Symposium on the topic ‘Talent Gaps: Build, Buy or Borrow?’ in Kuala Lumpur
24th – 26th November 2014
Chairman of Asia Insurance Council (AIC) Meeting in Brunei
2nd – 5th November 2014
Brunei Chief Delegate during the 27th East Asian Insurance Congress (EAIC) in Taipei
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