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Britam is a leading diversified financial services group listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has presence in seven countries in Africa namely; Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The group offers a wide range of financial solutions in Life Assurance, General Insurance, Health Insurance, Retirement Planning, Asset Management and Property. These solutions enable our customers to protect and grow their wealth and achieve their financial goals every step of the way.
- Mr. Felix OkoboiChairmanHe is also the Board Chairman of Uganda Development Bank, Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Yield Uganda Investment Fund, Board Member of the Agribusiness Initiative (aBi), and Advisor to the Board of Directors of the National Social Security Fund of Uganda (NSSF), amongst other senior roles that he holds in the financial sector in East Africa. Mr. Okoboi is a senior finance and investments professional with over 25 years of local and international finance, development finance, real estate and project management experience, including on Wall Street and in development finance institutions. He consults and has extensive expertise in the areas of agribusiness investing, impact investing, as well as distressed assets, real estate and equity investments. Mr. Okoboi holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Arts in International Business Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S.A. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Engineering with a major in Architecture from the Aachen University of Technology (RWTH Aachen) in Germany.MR. STEPHEN O WANDERANon-Executive DirectorMr. Wandera holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master of Business Administration Degree, both from the University of Nairobi. He has extensive experience in insurance and is also a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII). He is the immediate former Principal Executive Director (Business), Britam Holdings Plc, overseeing the International Division of six countries and two insurance companies in Kenya, having retired on 31st December 2019. He is also a past Chairman of the Association of Kenya Insurers and a former Governor of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA).MS. JOSEPHINE OSSIYANon-Executive DirectorMs. Ossiya is currently the Chief Finance Officer at Bujagali Energy Limited. She was previous the CFO and Head of Finance of ATC Ghana (2012 - 2014) and the Finance Director, Eskom Uganda Limited from 2008 to 2012. She is also a board member of the Central Bank of Uganda. She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU), a Fellow Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK (ACCA) and a Member of Institute of Internal Auditors Inc. US (IIA). She is also a founder Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Inc. Uganda. Ms. Ossiya holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting) from Makerere University.Simon WairegiNon-Executive DirectorSimon Wairegi has over 10 years’ experience in Asset Management Investment Banking, and international exposure having lived and worked in Kenya, UK, USA and UAE. He is currently working with Abraaj Group. Previously he worked as an Investment Banking Analyst with Citi Group Global Markets in New York. Mr. Wairegi holds Bachelor of Arts Degree (Economics) from Yale UniversityMR. KENNEDY AOSANon-Executive DirectorMr. Aosa is the Director, International Insurance Business at Britam Holdings Plc. He holds a Master degree in Business Administration (Marketing) and a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration both from University of Pune. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) and Associate of the Insurance Institute of India (AIII) and is a Chartered Insurer. He has served in various roles in the Company including General Manager, Marketing Manager.MR. SHEM NNAGGENDANon-Executive DirectorMr. Nnaggenda has experience in the banking sector having worked for Standard Chartered and Banque Africa (formerly an affiliate of Bank Belgolaise) in Uganda. Tanzania and at the Standard Chartered Head Quarters in London. He also worked where he held various which included: Chief Information Officer, Head of Planning, Projects and Process re-engineering, Head of Africa Operation Risk Management Project. He made valuable contribution to key value adding technology products rollout that enabled the banks surpass their business objectives.Grace MakokoNon-Executive DirectorGrace Makoko is a career Banker with over 25 years’ experience in the Banking industry in East Africa. She began her illustrious banking career at Standard Chartered Bank Uganda straight after graduating from Makerere University in 1995. Grace joined the Bank as a contract staff in the loans administration unit and rose through the ranks to become the Area Head of Financial Markets East Africa from 2011 to 2015. Grace is one of the few East African Bankers to have senior banking experience in both the Corporate Bank division and Financial Markets division. She is also celebrated authority in the area of personal finance and wealth creation and has since September 2016 contributed to a weekly column titled “Ask the Expert”; on Personal Finance, Wealth Creation and Business in the New Vision, one of Uganda’s nation’s leading weekend publications. She also contributed a bimonthly column on Financial Literacy, Personal Finance, Money Markets and Banking, in the Daily Monitor another of the nation’s two leading daily newspapers from February 2010 to April 2015. She authored over 80 articles and helped raise awareness on her chosen subjectsMR. ALLAN MAFABIChief Executive OfficerExecutive DirectorMr. Mafabi is the Chief Executive Officer of Britam Insurance Co. (Uganda) Ltd. He is a Chartered Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and a Chartered Arbitrator. He holds an Honours Degree in Bachelors of Commerce (Insurance) from Makerere University. He is currently the Vice Chairman of Uganda Insurers Association.
- Allan MafabiChief Executive OfficerMr. Mafabi is the Chief Executive Officer of Britam Insurance Co. (Uganda) Ltd. He is a Chartered Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and a Chartered Arbitrator. He holds an Honours Degree in Bachelors of Commerce (Insurance) from Makerere University. He is currently the Vice Chairman of Uganda Insurers Association.Edward NambafuGeneral ManagerBusiness DevelopmentRonald KasoloGeneral ManagerBritam Asset ManagersRichard MwebesaBusiness Development ManagerAidah Nkwanzi MwebazeCorporate Sales ManagerDoreen NakubulwaClaims ManagerBen KiwanukaUnderwriting ManagerAnnet NalwogaFinancial AccountantAnthony KibeOperations ManagerPriscilla MugishaBancassurance ManagerHumphrey Lutakome¿Marketing Manager¿
- Mr. Felix OkoboiIndependent Non-Executive Director