Leadership

Meet our team of driven individuals

Board of Directors-JHL

Nizar Juma

Chairman

Mr. Juma is the Chairman of Jubilee Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries, and has served in this capacity since July 2004. He chairs the Company’s Board Nominating and Human Resource Committee. Mr. Juma is also a Director of Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) and the regional Chairman at the Industrial Promotion Services group of companies.

Sultan Allana

Board Member

Mr. Sultan Ali Allana is a Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) and has the oversight responsibilities for AKFED’s investments in Banking, Insurance and Aviation. Mr. Allana is a career banking professional with over 30 years of experience in retail, corporate and investment banking. Mr. Allana is also the Chairman of Habib Bank Limited, which is the largest bank in Pakistan with over 1,600 branches and with presence in 25 countries around the world. Since 1997, Mr. Allana has also been serving as a Director of the Tourism Promotion Services Pakistan Limited, the owners and the operators of the Serena Hotels in Pakistan. Mr. Allana holds Undergraduate and Post Graduate degrees from McGill University and the University of Wisconsin in Engineering and Management.

Lutaf Kassam


Board Member

Mr. Kassam joined the Board in April 2006 and chairs its Finance Committee. Currently, he is the Group Managing Director of Industrial Promotion Services Limited (IPS) in East Africa. Mr. Kassam is responsible for AKFED’s global portfolio on Industry and Infrastructure, and is a member of AKFED’s Executive Committee. He is also a Director on the Board of Kenya Association of Manufacturers, the East African Business Council (EABC), and a Member of the Presidential Investors’ Round Table (Advisory Board to President Museveni), an advisor to Sustainable Energy for All (SEALL), past First Vice Chairman of the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE), a member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) in Kenya.

John Metcalf

Board Member

Mr. Metcalf was appointed to the Board in November 2006. He has had extensive international experience in the insurance industry, and is currently Head of Insurance for the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). Mr. Metcalf sits on the Company’s Board Audit and Compliance Committee, Board Finance Committee and Board Nominating and Human Resource Committee.

Juma Kissame

Board Member

Mr. Kisaame joined the Board in June 2006, and is currently the Managing Director of DFCU Bank. Prior to joining DFCU, Mr. Kisaame was the Managing Director of the Eurafrican Bank in Tanzania. He sits on the Company’s Board Audit and Compliance Committee.

Shabir Abji

Board Member

Mr Abji assisted in the running of the family business, and in1984 set up the company operations in Uganda. As the Group Director, he was instrumental in setting up Uganda Oxygen, Twiga Chemical Industries Uganda, Service and Computer Industries Uganda (Formerly NCR) and American Communication and Technologies. Mr Abji has served as the Chairman of Aga Khan Health Services, Tanzania, a Councilor of the Confederation of Tanzania Industries and currently is the Chairman of Dar es Salaam Tourism Executive Board. He is also the Chairman of the Tanzania Asian Development Association in formation and has been involved in fund raising activities for various causes and is a member of the FAO sponsored Telefood Committee.

Jane Mwangi

Board Member

Mrs. Mwangi is a senior partner at Robson Harris & Company Advocates. She has also worked at the United Nations, Office of Internal Oversight Services, Caucus for justice in the International Criminal Court (ICC), Jane Addams Peace Association Inc. (JAPA) in New York, the Central Bank of Kenya among others. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Law from University of Hull, UK.

Zul Abdul

Board Member

Mr. Abdul is the CEO, Trans-Orbit Kenya Limited. He has also held key leadership voluntary positions having served as the President of Aga Khan National Council in Kenya, the Chairman of Aga Khan Education Services, a director at the Jubilee Fund Limited and director of Anfield Holdings Ltd, a Property Development company.

Board of Directors – Uganda – General

Nizar Juma

Chairman

Mr. Juma is the Chairman of Jubilee Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries, and has served in this capacity since July 2004. He chairs the Company’s Board Nominating and Human Resource Committee. Mr. Juma is also a Director of Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) and the regional Chairman at the Industrial Promotion Services group of companies.

Juma Kissame

Board Member

Mr. Kisaame joined the Board in June 2006, and is currently the Managing Director of DFCU Bank. Prior to joining DFCU, Mr. Kisaame was the Managing Director of the Eurafrican Bank in Tanzania. He sits on the Company’s Board Audit and Compliance Committee.

Joseph Kitamirike

Board Member

Mr. Joseph Kitamirike is a non-executive director and joined the Board in 2015. He is a Senior Director at the Albright Stonebridge Group in Washington, DC. Mr. Kitamirike holds a B.Sc. (Eng.) (Hons.) in Mechanical Engineering from Makerere University and a MBA (Finance) from the University of Connecticut, USA. He previously worked as Chief Executive of Uganda Securities Exchange, between August 2010 and August 2013. He also served as CEO of the Uganda National Housing &Construction Co. Ltd. Currently, Mr. Kitamirike works with ALTX East Africa as the CEO.

Barbara Mulwana

Board Member

Ms. Barbara Mulwana is a non-executive director and joined the Board in 2018. Ms. Mulwana holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from North Western University (Evanston, Illinois) and an EDP from the Kellog Graduate School of Management.Ms. Mulwana has served as Executive Director Nice House of Plastics since 1991. She is the current Chairperson for Uganda Manufacturers Association and is the Acting Honorary Consul of the Royal Thai Honorary Consulate- General in Uganda.

Timothy Masembe

Board Member

Mr. Masembe is a non-executive director and joined the Board in 2010. Mr. Masembe is a Barrister-at-law and a Member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, UK. He holds an LLB (Hons.) degree and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1992. In addition, he holds a Diploma in Legal Practice of the Law Development Centre in Uganda.

Regional Team

Dr. Julius Kipng’etich

GCEO

Dr. Kipng’etich is the Group Chief Executive Officer. He is the immediate former CEO of Uchumi Supermarkets Ltd and he brings to the group extensive knowledge and experience in strategy and management. He previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Equity Group Holdings Limited where he spearheaded regional growth, new product development and the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) – Equitel development.

Dr. Kipng’etich had an illustrious career as the Director and CEO of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) where he has been credited for a complete turnaround of the organization. It was during his tenure that KWS recorded tremendous growth and was listed as one of the top five most respected parastatals in East Africa.

Sherali Rawji

GCFO

Sherali is the Group Chief Financial Officer of Jubilee Holdings. With more than 20 years of management experience in financial services, he has a wealth of knowledge in accounting, finance, investment analysis and risk management. Prior to joining Jubilee Holdings, he worked in Canada as a Director and CFO of a public company and as Vice President of Corporate Finance. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Sachin Samant

GCIO

Sachin is the Group Chief Information Officer with over 20 years’ experience in setting up and managing global delivery centers, IT shared services and internal IT departments for fortune 500 companies. He has core competency in implementation and support of enterprise business systems, digital applications and IT infrastructure.

Nicholas Muchangi

Group Head of Internal Audit

Nicholas is the Group Head of Internal Audit with over 20 years of experience in Audit, Governance and Compliance. Prior to this role, he was the Group Compliance Officer. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He has previously worked as the Internal Audit Manager and Insurance Benefits Audit officer at KNAC and the Ministry of Finance Internal Audit department.

Julius Orayo

Group Strategy and Business Development Officer

Julius is the Group projects, strategy and Business Development Officer. He has over 15 years’ experience in operations, information technology and project Management. Prior to this role, Julius was the Regional Head of the Customer Services Group and the Operations Manager for Medical Business for Jubilee Holdings. He has previously worked as the Head of Information Technology at Amini Management (EA) Ltd, Prosperity Health (Tanzania) and Lantech Limited.

Margaret Kipchumba

Group Company Secretary & Head of Legal Services

Mrs. Kipchumba was appointed Company Secretary of Jubilee Holdings in June 2014, and also serves on the Boards of its subsidiaries in this capacity. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a Certified Public Secretary. She is a Member of the Law Society of Kenya, the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya and the Institute of Directors, Kenya.

Management Team

Deepak Pandey

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Pandey is the continuing Chief Executive Officer at The Jubilee Insurance Company of Uganda Limited since 2004 and he worked as the deputy General Manager at The Jubilee Insurance Company of Uganda Limited between 1997-2004. He also worked as the divisional Manager at United India Insurance Company Limited-The Second Largest Public Sector General Insurance Company in India from 1991-1997.

Mr. Pandey was the branch Manager at United India Insurance Company Limited since 1985-1991. He worked as the technical Functionary in all Departments Viz Fire, Marine Cargo, Motor, Engineering, Rural Insurance, Liability Underwriting and Claims between 1982-1985. He was the Sub Editor at The Pioneer-A leading English daily in Uttar Pradesh, India from 1978-1982.

Erastus Ayuko

General Manager

Mr. Ayuko Erastus is the continuing General Manager of the Jubilee Insurance Company of Uganda Limited since 2010. He worked at Chartis Kenya Insurance Company Limited 1999 – 2010. Mr. Ayuko worked with Bain Hogg Ins Brokers (K) Ltd – now Eagle Africa 1990 – 1999.

Mr. Ayuko worked at Queen of Apostles Seminary 1988 – 1990 Teaching Forms 1-4 Mathematics & Physics. He worked at Ruiru High School 1986 – 1987 Teaching Forms 5&6 Mathematics & Physics.

Nick Mutiso

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Mutiso is the Chief Finance Officer of The Jubilee Insurance Company Uganda Limited 2010 –to date. He was the Chief Financial Officer, Chartis Uganda Insurance Ltd between 2004 – October 2010. This position has matrix reports to: CFO-Non US operations, AIG NY (functional report); COO-Africa (administrative), Chartis Uganda Board.

Mr. Mutiso was the Finance Manager, Rockefeller Foundation (Africa Regional Office) from 1996-2001: (this position reported to: Comptroller, NY and Director: Africa Regional office). He worked as the Senior Auditor at Deloitte & Touché between 1991- 1996.

John Bukenya

Assistant General Manager - General

Mr. Bukenya is the Assistant General Manager General Division at The Jubilee Insurance Company. He was the Business Development Manager since from 2008 to 2018 at The Jubilee Insurance Company. He worked as the Assistant Client Relations Manager at The Jubilee Insurance Company between 2004- 2006.

Mr. Bukenya was Property Supervisor The Jubilee Insurance Company of Uganda Ltd from 1994-1995. He worked as the Marketing Officer at Kyanjovu Industries between 1991-1994.

Dan Musiime

General Manager - Medical

LLB (MUK), Diploma Legal Practice (LDC), ACII – Chartered Insurer

Dan joined Jubilee Insurance in August 2006 starting off as the Legal/HR Officer. The following year in 2007, the company started off a new line of business i.e. medical insurance and Dan was instrumental in setting up this department. As the medical department gained more significance within the Company, Dan got more involved in medical insurance operations and was relieved of his duties in the Legal/HR Office in 2010. He has ever since risen through the ranks to his current position of Assistant General Manager – Medical Department.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Makerere University (LLB-MUK) as well as a Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre Kampala (Dip Legal Practice LDC), Uganda.

Dan also holds an Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII) from the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK and is a Chartered Insurer.

Currently Dan is pursuing his MBA at the Eastern & Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) and hopes to graduate in November 2020

Paul Ainembabazi

Manager Legal, Risk & Compliance

Mr. Ainembabazi joined the company in 2016 as a Legal & Compliance officer. He serves as the Manager, Legal, Risk and Compliance as well as acting as the Company Secretary. Mr. Ainembabazi holds an LLB (Hons.) degree and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Uganda. He is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of UK (ACIS). He is a member of the Uganda Law Society and East African Law Society. Mr. Ainembabazi previously worked in private practice.