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Actuarial Students' Society of Kenya

The Actuarial Students' Society of Kenya is an umbrella body for student actuaries and BSc Actuarial Science students in Kenya

Founded in 2013, it has 22 member universities.

The main objectives of the society include:

  • co-ordinating member activities
  • creating awareness of the actuarial profession amongst both students and the public
  • upholding professionalism amongst actuarial students
  • bridging the gap between student and the industry through social and professional events
  • creating a link between industry and student actuaries.

The Society hosts various events which help it to achieve its objectives

These events are both social and professional and include:

  • The Annual Product Design and Modelling Competition, which is usually held in June.  Students develop and model actuarial products with respect to the given theme.  They are then judged by a panel of Fellows and prizes are awarded.
  • The Annual ASSK Cocktail evening, usually held in late October.  This is a social event whereby student actuaries network with Fellows.
  • Professional forums whereby specialists in a given area give a talk on a topic.
  • Leadership trainings for our officials and campus representatives to guide them on how to lead their campus associations.

Who's who in the Actuarial Students' Society of Kenya

  Committee members
 

Wilson Orero Angwenyi
Chairperson

Wilson is a student actuary of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA). He is a final year undergraduate student pursuing BSc Actuarial Science with IT.  He has held various positions both at the university’s association and at ASSK.  He has interests in risk and investment.

ASSK role:   Wilson is the current Chairperson ASSK having served previously as a vice chairperson.  His main task is to oversee and coordinate all activities of ASSK.

 

Don Omondi
Vice Chairperson

Don Omondi is a final year undergraduate student pursuing BSc Actuarial Science at Kisii University.  He is also a student actuary of the IFoA.  His interests are risk management and financial consultancy.

ASSK role:  Don maintains membership records and assists the chairperson in executing his tasks.

 

Annette Odingo
Secretary General

Annette is an undergraduate student pursuing BSc Actuarial Science at Kenyatta University.  She has great interest in capital reserving and modelling.

ASSK role:  Annette's main task is to maintain official communication and correspondence to and from the society.

 

Eric Karoi
Finance Secretary

Eric Karoi, is a BSc Actuarial Science Student at Karatina University.  His main interests are in the micro insurance sector.

ASSK role:  Eric maintains the society's financial records.

 

Meltreen Sikele
Organising Secretary

Meltreen is a student pursuing BSc Actuarial Science at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She is also a student actuarial analyst of IFoA. She has held various leadership positions and has ardent interest in modelling. She is also a rotaractor.

 

Esther Wambui
Corporate Affairs Secretary

Esther is pursuing BSc Actuarial Science with IT at Maseno University. She has an ardent interest in financial mathematics and investment.

ASSK role:  Esther links the society to the corporate world and other partners.

 

Amos Kirigwi
Editor

Amos is an undergraduate student pursuing BSc Actuarial Science at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.  He has interests in insurance, technology and product design and development.

ASSK role:  Amos is the current ASSK Editor. He is in charge of all ASSK’s publications and managing ASSK’s online presence.

Forthcoming events

Title The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK) Annual Convention
Date 18 and 19 October 2016
Venue Radisson Blu, Nairobi Kenya
Details The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK) will hold its annual convention on the 18 and 19 October 2016 at Radisson Blu, Nairobi Kenya. It is expected that about 400 delegates, both local and international, will attend, from decision makers, industry players and professionals in the financial services industry (insurance, banking, mutual societies, capital markets, employee benefits & risk management). The theme will be; Breaking Boundaries
Booking Please email info@actuarieskenya.or.ke if you wish to book for this event.
Further information Please visit the event calendar.

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Contact Details

For information regarding regional societies, please contact the Regions Manager, Tess Joyce.

tess.joyce@actuaries.org.uk