Director of Internal Audit
Director of Risk Management and Compliance
Director of Administration and General Services
Director of Finance and Accounts
Director of Human Resources
Director of Life Operations
Director of Central Operations and Special Risks
Prior to his recruitment in Africa Re in 2003, Mr Sere Mady Kaba worked at the Central Bank of Guinea for twenty two years where he held the various positions including that of Director of Internal Audit and Director of Insurance.
He is an Inspector of Financial Services, a Certified Internal Auditor and Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He holds a DES with a remarkable distinction in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Conakry.
While serving as Director of Insurance, he was a Board Member of Africa Re (1995-1998), Alternate Director (2000-2003) and Member of IAIS Accounting Sub-Committee (1999-2003).
Since joining Africa Re, he has served as Deputy Director Internal Audit in charge of Nairobi & Mauritius Regional Offices and ARCSA (2003-2010), Director of Technical Inspection and Enterprise Risk Management/Chief Risk Officer (2010-2014).
He has written several articles on Internal Audit, Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management.
Mr Seydou Kone joined the Corporation in 2010 as Director of Finance and Accounts after 15 years of relevant experience in the insurance industry. He started his career in Deloitte as Auditor of insurance and reinsurance companies. He then joined NSIA and worked in different capacities including Director of Internal Audit. As Group Director of Internal Audit, he was also in charge of the account consolidation process.In his current position, Mr Kone oversees implementation of the corporation’s decisions regarding finance, investments, dividends and the consolidation process of accounts in accordance with IFRS.
Mr Kone holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and a Master’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from University of Côte d’Ivoire.
Mr. Kone is currently the Director of Internal Auit
After completing her master in economics in 1983, Ms SANON Marie Agnes worked with the Insurance Regulatory Board from July 1983 to June 1988. During same period she completed her post-graduate degree in Insurance, from November 1984 to June 1986 in the Institut International des Assurances in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
In June 2008, she joined Foncias, the Allianz Group subsidiary in Burkina Faso, as Head of the Reinsurance and Marine department, in charge as well of Corporate risks.
In January 2001, she was appointed in CICA- RE, the Francophone Regional Reinsurance company, in Lomé (Togo) as Treaty Underwriter in charge of the French speaking West African countries.
Six years later, in February 2007, she joined Africa Re in its Nairobi office, as senior Underwriter in charge of both treaties and facultative, basically for the French speaking countries of the Eastern Africa but also some Kenyan insurance companies.
She has been raised at the position of Regional Director in the Mauritius regional Office in July 2010. The office is in charge of the African Indian Ocean Islands, Asia (except Middle East), Brazil and the African Portuguese countries
Amongst other activities, she has been lecturer in Burkina Faso in economics and Reinsurance in Togo.
She is a founder-member of the Soroptimist club in Burkina Faso.
Mr Raphael Obasogie started his career at the Port Harcourt Refinery in 1985 where he did his compulsory national service and was subsequently retained on a short-term contract.
He was at various times the Head of HR/ HR Director designate at Elder Dempster Nigeria, Acting Head of HR at Nestle Nigeria, Corporate Industrial Relations & Employee Communication Manager at Shell Petroleum Nigeria and General Manager Human Resources at Addax Petroleum Nigeria.
Mr Obasogie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Psychology and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is a distinguished Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (Nigeria), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (UK) and a member of the National Labour Advisory Council of Nigeria.
Mr Obasogie joined Africa Re in November 2013 as Director of Administration and Human Resources.
Mr. David Muchai joined the Corporation in October 2016 as Director of Internal Audit. Prior to joining Africa Re, he was a Senior Finance Manager in the Group Reinsurance Unit at Aviva Plc, London. He also worked as European Accountant for ACE Life (a subsidiary of ACE Group) with responsibility for the United Kingdom and seven branches across the European Union. Mr Muchai also served as a Senior Audit Executive with Ernst & Young in London specialising in asset management & insurance companies, including The Society of Lloyds and captive insurance entities.
Mr Muchai is a qualified Accountant and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Financial Economics from Kingston University (United Kingdom).
Mr. Muchai is currently the Director of Finance & Accounts.
Mr. Guy Blaise FOKOU
Chris is the Director of Life Operations of the Corporation. He is a Nigerian and has worked as a Life Insurance Specialist in Nigeria for several years before moving to the African Reinsurance Corporation in January 2009. His experience in Life Insurance and Reinsurance management spans over twenty-four years. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University and a Master degree also in Economics from the University of Lagos both in Nigeria. He also obtained a Masters of Business Administration from Moi University in Nairobi, Kenya. He is an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and a Certified Personal Financial Planner. His wealth of experience in Direct Life Assurance Operations and Reinsurance comes handy in leading the Life team to fashion appropriate Life Reinsurance Treaties and manage the reinsurance expectations of our Clients.