Pradip Sonawane

Managing Director – EIIB

About Pradip

With a remarkable 30-year journey in the insurance sector, Pradip has established himself as a trusted advisor in the Insurance field. His unique blend of technical knowledge, business acumen, and a passion for adventure has significantly influenced his corporate and personal spheres.

Academic Achievements

ACII (1999) – Chartered Insurance Institute (London, UK)

Leadership in Professional Services (2008) – Harvard Business School (Boston, USA)

Professional Achievements

Pradip commenced his insurance journey with New India Assurance Company, one of India’s largest public sector organizations, serving as a Class ‘A’ officer. Over the past 33 years, he has contributed to various National and International insurance firms, including General Accident (GA), Royal & Sun Alliance (RSA), Al Khazana, among others, in India, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. In 2002, he co-founded EIIB and has since held the position of Managing Director, guiding the company with his vision.

Personal Passions

Pradip’s zest for life extends far beyond the boardroom. He is a passionate traveler and mountaineer driven by an insatiable curiosity to explore the world’s most far-flung and challenging terrains. His adventurous spirit has seen him embark on thrilling journeys, including mountaineering expeditions to some of the world’s highest summits.


Beyond the realms of business and adventure, Pradip is deeply committed to philanthropic causes. He’s actively working with various NGOs involved in the sector of education, health and upliftment of marginalized communities.