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IFoA Africa Conference 2018 - Kenya

25-25 April 2018

About this event

The President of the IFoA, Marjorie Ngwenya, invites you to join her as she hosts the inaugural IFoA Africa Conference, our series of one-day events in Mauritius, Kenya and Nigeria.

This offers a superb opportunity to network with peers, global employers and representatives from regulatory bodies and have opportunity to build CPD hours through our Professional Skills Sessions hosted by Ben Kemp, IFoA.



View the compelling event programmes delivered by an impressive array of speakers at our other Africa Conference locations below:

Mauritius – 23 April 2018 

Nigeria –27 April 2018 – This event is co-branded with the Nigerian Actuarial Society  

Registration Wed, 25/04/2018 - 08:00 - 09:00 Registration
Plenary session Wed, 25/04/2018 - 09:00 - 09:10 Chair’s introduction

Marjorie Ngwenya, President of the IFoA.

Includes an introduction from James Olubayi, President of TASK.

Plenary session Wed, 25/04/2018 - 09:10 - 09:40 Keynote address
Plenary session Wed, 25/04/2018 - 09:40 - 10:40 Plenary 1: Professional Skills Session

Professional logo

Speakers: Ben Kemp, IFoA and Adil Suleman,  Zamara Actuaries, Administrators & Consultants Limited 

Refreshments Wed, 25/04/2018 - 10:40 - 11:00 Refreshments
Plenary session Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:00 - 12:15 Plenary 2: Using analytics to generate business insights

This presentation provides practical insights into emerging insurance and other industry practices as they relate to data analytics. Several use cases will be demonstrated and will highlight the opportunities for businesses and practitioners to create value.

Speakers: Shaun Bennet, QED Actuaries & Consultants (Pty) Ltd

Refreshments Wed, 25/04/2018 - 12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
Workshop Wed, 25/04/2018 - 13:30 - 14:30 Plenary 3 workshops:

Workshop A: IFRS17

This presentation will provide highlights of IFRS17 and its practical and commercial implications for the operations of insurance companies.

Speaker: Thomas Njeru and Rebecca Muriuki, Deloitte

Workshop B: Risk Based Supervision…impacts, effects and next steps

This session will assess what the quantitative and qualitative impacts have been to the insurance industry to date, and the benefits that have been reaped. We will also highlight areas which are key for improvement in the model(s) as proposed for implementation. We will also look at how businesses have changed the way they operate to align to the new requirements.

Speaker: Mukami Njeru, Kenbright Actuarial and Financial Services

Refreshments Wed, 25/04/2018 - 14:30 - 15:30 Afternoon refreshments
Plenary session Wed, 25/04/2018 - 15:00 - 16:15 Plenary 4: The future of the actuarial profession in Africa panel debate

Speakers: Marjorie Ngwenya, President of the IFoA, Sundeep Raichura, Zamara and Ezekiel Macharia, Kenbright

Plenary session Wed, 25/04/2018 - 16:15 - 16:30 Chair’s closing remarks
Networking Wed, 25/04/2018 - 17:00 - 19:00 Member Event

Copies of speaker presentations can be found below.

Please note that some speakers prefer not to make their slides available before the event.