Director of Central Operations and Special Risks
Mr Phocas NYANDWI holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Burundi, Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Insurance from the African Insurance Institute of Tunisia (IAA). He is a Certified Expert in micro-insurance (Frankfurt School of Finance and Management) and was an active member of the technical committee of the Association of Kenyan Reinsurers (AKR) from 2011 to 2019.
Mr NYANDWI started his career in direct insurance in Burundi, where he worked for over 10 years in various managerial positions in non-life and life. In 2008, he joined the Kenya Reinsurance Corporation (Kenya Re) as non-life underwriter in charge of francophone markets.
He was recruited in Africa Re in 2010 as treaty and facultative underwriter in the Nairobi Regional Office, which covers twelve countries in East and Southern Africa. With effect from 1 January 2017, he was appointed Assistant Director, Underwriting and Marketing in the Nairobi Office.
Mr Phocas NYANDWI was appointed Director of Central Operations and Special Risks in the head office on 1 August 2019.