Djamal proudly represented the Algerian national wheelchair basketball team as team captain at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games – a memorable highlight to finish his career in sports.
Today, Djamal works as a product manager for personal insurances at Allianz France, using agile working methods to define financial solutions. He appreciates Allianz for its values, social commitments, and ability to innovate and adapt to tomorrow's needs.
Sports & work
During his competitive years, Allianz gave him extra time off to prepare for major events like the Paralympics. Even as a retired Para athlete, he still stays active. He thinks it’s important for people to choose a physical activity that they enjoy, and make it a priority – but be patient in making progress.
Djamal's career advice
Djamal is determined about the goals he sets for himself and doesn’t let obstacles stand in his way. So, what career advice does he have for others? “Like in sports, you should never hesitate to take risks, face challenges and avoid settling for your comfort zone. Don’t give up on your dreams.”