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To provide quality risk solutions, excellent service, and enhanced value to all stakeholders.
Integrity, Commitment, Partnership, Excellence, Professionalism, and Innovation.
As the CEO of ICDC Investment Co. Ltd (now Centum), he spearheaded the privatization of the company's management structure after 32 years under the parent state corporation. Tony built the management team and established operations and systems from inception, managing an equity portfolio of over 40 companies. His responsibilities included originating and executing Private Equity Investments and representing ICDCI on portfolio company boards.
Tony's prior roles include being a management consultant at PwC in the economics division and Vice-President Regional Corporate Finance at Citibank Kenya. He holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Georgetown University and a BSc in Agricultural Economics from Wye College (now merged with Imperial College).
James has over 30 years experience in the insurance sector starting out at Hogg Robinson Insurance Brokers in 1986 where he rose through the ranks to become a Senior Manager.
In 1993, he joined Lion of Kenya Insurance Company as the Technical Manager, rising to Assistant General Manager, Deputy Managing Director and finally as the Managing Director from 1997 to 2003. He joined the Boards of First Chartered Securities, Insurance Company of East Africa and Lion of Kenya in 1996. In 2003,
He was appointed Chairman of First Chartered Securities. James is also the Chairman of the ICEA LION Group, NCBA Bank Group and Mitchell Cotts Kenya Group. In 2015 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of the Capital Markets Authority.
Patrick holds a BSC in Business Administration from USIU and is a Certified Public Accountant and alumnae of IESE Business School. He is also a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and a Member of the Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) Japan.
He previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Shell Exploration and Production Kenya BV between 1988 and 1992. Prior to his present position, he was the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Mitchell Cotts Kenya Group until January 2006. Patrick is also a Non–Executive Director of Mitchell Cotts Group Limited and a director of several other companies.
During his tenure, John oversaw the establishment and operations of Lion of Tanzania (now ICEA LION General Insurance Tanzania). His contributions extended to serving as a Member and Chairman of the Finance and Secretariat Affairs Committee of the Association of Kenya Insurers. With expertise spanning finance and administration, John's dedicated leadership left a lasting impact on the insurance sector.
David is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA), a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK).
He has over 40 years professional experience and has been involved in the audits of banks and financial institutions, manufacturing companies, hotels and tourism, aviation companies, agricultural and insurance companies. He has several years’ experience in General Practice, Taxation and Consultancy, IT and others. He was a Partner at Ernst & Young, East Africa, from 1970 until June 2006. He was Chairman in 1988 and Senior Partner in 2002. He was a member of the Panel of Experts of the UN appointed Mediator of the East African Community involved in the evaluation of assets and distribution of liabilities for Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
He is the Chairman, Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Executive Director of numerous organisations spanning advertising & communications, manufacturing, education, properties and real estate, banking, insurance and reinsurance sectors.
Kennedy is an Advocate, Commissioner for Oaths & Notary Public, and a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK). Additionally, he is associated with the East Africa Law Society (EALS), Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya (ICPSK), and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb). With previous roles at Oil Libya Kenya Limited and legal practice at Ochieng’, Onyango, Kibet & Ohaga Advocates, Kennedy's achievements include winning theCompany Secretary of the Year Award at the ICS Kenya’s Champion of Governance (COG) Awards in 2015 and 2016, securing second and first runner-up positions in 2017 and 2018, and receiving a Commendation for Outstanding Contribution in the same years from the ICS.
Awards and Recognition
Champions of Governance Award
2012 – 1ST POSITION INSURANCE CATEGORY
2013 – 1ST POSITION INSURANCE CATEGORY
2014 – 1ST POSITION INSURANCE CATEGORY
Financial Reporting Award
2001 – 1ST POSITION NON QOUTED COMPANIES
2002 – 1ST POSITION INSURANCE CATEGORY
2003 – 4TH POSITION INSURANCE CATEGORY
2004 – 2ND RUNNERS UP INSURANCE CATEGORY
2005 – 1ST RUNNER UP INSURANCE CATEGORY
2006 – 1ST POSITION INSURANCE CATEGORY
2007 – FIRST RUNNER UP INSURANCE CATEGORY
2011 – SECOND RUNNERS UP INSURANCE INDUSRTY
2012- 1ST RUNNERS UP INSURANCE CATEGORY