Group Managing Director
Dr. Wairegi holds a Honorary Doctorate Degree from Kenyatta University, a Masters of Business Administration Degree and Bachelor of Commerce Degree both from the University of Nairobi and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K).
He is the Chancellor of Kenyatta University, a former chairman of the Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI) and former board member of the Board of Trustees of the Insurance Training and Education Trust (ITET).
Mr. Katende is a Partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department at Katende, Ssempebwa and Company Advocates, Uganda’s largest law Firm. He is admitted to practice as an Advocate in Uganda and as an Attorney and Counsellor at Law in the state of New York. Sim has been internationally recognised as a Band 1 Star transaction Lawyer by Chambers and Partners Global Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyer for Business, IFLR 1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms and Practical Law Company (PLC) Which Lawyer? the benchmark league tables for lawyers worldwide. He also sits on the Boards of Deacons (U) Ltd, McLeod Russell (U) Ltd, and other corporations. Mr. Katende is a holder of a Masters of Laws (LLM) from Columbia University in New York and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons) from Makerere University.
Kenneth Kaniu is the Chief Executive Officer, Britam Asset Managers (Kenya) Limited
Kenneth’s role at the company is to provide leadership in executing the business strategy for the asset management business to ensure that the company maintains market leadership across a broad spectrum.
He has over 12 years asset management experience from various companies including STANLIB Kenya Limited where in his last posting he was the Chief Investment Officer for East Africa responsible for the investment business in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan. Prior to STANLIB, Kenneth worked in the Asset Management business at Allianz SE in Munich, Germany where he spent time in the portfolio implementation, investment risk management and Pan European equity research teams. Kenneth also has some banking experience after a brief stint with Commercial Bank of Africa Limited in Kenya.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from USIU-Africa, and an MBA from Strathmore Business.
Ms. Ossiya is currently the Chief Finance Officer at Bujagali Energy Limited. She was previous CFO and Head of Finance of ATC Ghana (2012 - 2014) and the Finance Director, Eskom Uganda Limited from 2008 to 2012. She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU), a Fellow Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK (ACCA) and a Member of Institute of Internal Auditors Inc. US (IIA). She is also a founder Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Inc. Uganda. Ms. Ossiya holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting) from Makerere University.
Chairperson, Board of Directors
Ms. Karuri is the Principal Executive Director (Finance, Strategy and operations) and has been with the Group for over 6 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Nairobi and is a Certified Public Accountant CPA (K). Prior to joining Britam Holding Plc, Gladys worked as a senior manager in the Assurance.
Mrs. Kiruki is the Director, Group Legal and Company Secretary and has been with Britam Group for over 10 years. Prior to this, she was the Director Legal and Human Resource. She holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B) from the University of Nairobi. Mrs. Kiruki also is a Certified Public Secretary (CPS), an advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Commissioner of Oaths, Notary Public, Certified Governance Auditor, Certified Executive Leadership Coach and a Certified Human Resources Manager.