Insurance Experts Gather in Nairobi to Chart Way Forward

By Dipo Olowookere

On June 20 and 21, 2018, experts in the insurance industry will gather at the Villa Rosa Kempisnki Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya to brainstorm on how to move the sector forward.

The platform providing this opportunity is the Annual Insurance and Reinsurance Conference 2018, which enters its eighth edition this year.

The theme of the conference is ‘Innovate to Capture Growth Potential’ and renowned industry experts already confirmed are Justus Mutiga, C.E.O, ICEA; Ashok Shah, CEO, APA Insurance; Ezekiel Owour, Managing Director, CIC Life Assurance Ltd. JacqulineKarasha, Head of Corporate Business, Sanlam; S. Chalapathi Srinivasan, Director, General Insurance and Reinsurance, Avon Insurance Brokers Dubai’; YannGroeger, Regional Manager for Africa, BlueOrchard;

Others are Thomas Njeru, Associate Director Actuarial and Insurance Consulting, Deloitte; Kizito Makatiani Founder &CEO Turnkey Africaand Karen Miller, Managing Executive, ABSA Insurance.

Hassan Bashir, Chief Executive Officer, Takaful Insurance of Africa Limited will be speaking on Islamic Insurance.

Another topic will be on bancassurance, a topic that will be covered by Manoj Kumar, President, Bancassurance Consultants Worldwide Limited & Lydia Kayonde, Head Bancassurance, StanbicBank (Uganda).

Alongside the conference will be an exhibition which will function as an outstanding showcasing where local, regional and international players can engage and evaluate promising &investable business solutions.

Already, organisers of the event are working round the clock to ensure the 8th Annual Insurance and Reinsurance Conference 2018 is successful.

The conference, according to the organisers, will be a combination of an experiential conference bringing together the entire value chain with the aim of exploring opportunities that will enhance   insurance penetration levels in Africa.

This event is proudly supported by Business Post Nigeria.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via

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