About AKI

Who we are

The Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI) was established in 1987 as an independent non-profit making consultative and advisory body for insurance industry. The Association currently has 55 members and 4 associate members.

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Our role includes:

  • Promoting cooperation among our members
  • Protecting and promoting our members' common interests
  • Raising awareness about insurance to the general public
  • Market research
  • Industry capacity building

Our Vision

"To be the leader in championing insurance growth and excellence globally."

Our Mission

"To champion an enabling environment that promotes growth and excellence in the insurance industry."

Our Values

  • Agility
  • Innovation
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Collaboration

Governance Structure

AKI is governed by a Board that is elected by the general membership. The Board provides strategic direction to the Association which it executes through the General Insurance and Life Insurance Councils; Committees of the Board, Technical Committees and a Secretariat which runs the day –to-day operations of the Association.

Board Members

Board members are elected by members at an Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Board has 10 members who consist of one Chairman and two Deputy Chairmen.

Five (5) members of the board serve on the General Insurance Council and four (4) serve on the Life Insurance Council. Each of the Councils select a chairman who also assumes the positions of Deputy Chairmen.

Position Name Company
Chairman Mr. Nixon Shigholi Occidental Insurance
Deputy Chairman & Chairman Life Insurance Council
Deputy Chairman & Chairman General Insurance Council
Member Mr.David K. Ronoh Pioneer Assurance
Member CMs Angela Kamau Intra Africa Assurance Co.Ltd
Member Mr.Fredrick Ruoro CIC General Insurance
Member Mr.Jackson Theuri Britam General Insurance
Member Ms Catherine Karimi APA Life Assurance
Member Mr.Meshack Miyogo CIC Life Assurance
Member Mr Sandip Bhadury GA Insurance
Member Mr. George Nyakundi ICEA LION Life Assurance
Member Dr. Peter Gichuru Geminia Life Insurance
Member- Ex Officio James Oyugi Cannon Life Insurance
Executive Director and Secretary to the Board Tom Gichuhi Association of Kenya Insurers

AKI Management Team


Tom Gichuhi

Executive Director


Zachary Ochieng

Senior Manager, Finance and Administration


Pauline Gathuri

Senior Manager, Life Insurance Business


William Kiama

Manager, General Insuarance Business


Brettah Muthuri

Manager, ICT


Lynn Obwanda

Manager, Legal and Statutory Affairs


Hazel King'ori

Manager, PR, Research & Education