Mrs. Kakra Duffuor – Nyarko, is the Executive Director and Chief Actuary of StarLife Assurance Company Limited. She has been working in the insurance industry for over ten years and has worked in various departments such as sales & marketing, customer service, underwriting, accounts and actuarial departments. She has contributed immensely to the Company’s products design for diversified markets and customers.
Kakra is a qualified Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK), a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of Ghana and holds a BSc. (Hons) in Economics from University of Warwick (UK), a Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science as well as a MSc. in Actuarial Management from the prestigious Cass Business School, City University (London, UK). She is also a product of Ghana International School.
Prior to joining StarLife full time, she worked with QED Actuaries and Consultants (Aon Hewitt) in South Africa, where she provided actuarial consulting services for not only South African clients but also those from Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Mauritius and Ghana. Considering her wide exposure and expertise in her field including; specialization in performing Valuations (Gross Premium and Net Premium), Premium Rating, Embedded Values, Appraisal Values, Analysis of Surplus and Projected Accounts.
Kakra has attended and spoken at several local and international seminars and conferences.
Ms. Agnes de ‘graft Dickson is the Chief Finance Officer. She has over ten years post qualification experience and holds an EMBA in Entrepreneurship from University of Ghana Business School.
She is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana.
She trained with Deloitte and Touché (Deloitte Hoskins & Sells), a reputable international firm of Chartered Accountants. She has had wide exposure in her field and thus has the requisite experience in financial, secretarial, taxation, and management skills.
Mrs. Bernice Quainoo is the Head of Operations. She holds an MBA in Project Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). She also holds a BA (Hons.) English and Classics from University of Cape Coast and a Diploma in Insurance from West African Insurance Institute (WAII). Bernice is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII, UK).
Bernice started her insurance career with Star Assurance Co. Ltd. and has been working in the Insurance Industry for more than fifteen years. She has diligently held several positions in the Marketing, Customer Service and Underwriting Departments.
She has attended several seminars and conferences on Insurance both in Ghana and abroad.
Mr. Eric Gyebi is the Head of the Finance Department. He holds a BSc. in Accounting and an EMBA in Finance from University of Ghana Business School.
He is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Tax Advisor and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (Ghana). He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Applied Insurance.
Eric has over ten years experience in the Insurance Industry and has extensive knowledge and experience in Accounting, Finance and Taxation.
Mr. Agadzi is the Head of the Management Information Systems Department and holds a BSc. in Computer Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
He has attended several seminars, including Certified Information Security Management Practices, Network Security Vulnerability Management among others.
Kwabena has been working in the Life Insurance Industry for the last ten years and has a rich experience in Information Technology, Consulting and Software Development.
Mrs. Aryee is the Head of Human Resources and Administration. She holds an MBA in Human Resource Management from Methodist University College and a BSc in Human Resource Management from Central University College. She is a Certified Human Resource Management Practitioner.
Rosemary is a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners, Ghana and has more than thirteen years work experience at StarLife with ten years in the Human Resource and Administration Department.
She has attended several courses in Customer service and Human Resource Management.
Mr Peter Kyei Nimoh is the Head of Individual Distribution. He is a qualified Chartered Insurer (ACII) from the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK. He also holds a Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Insurance from the Ghana Insurance College. He has BA (Hons.) degree in Political Science from University of Ghana. He has over 18 years’ experience in the Ghanaian insurance industry, having worked with Global Impact Insurance Brokers, Unique Insurance Company and Enterprise Life Assurance.
He joined StarLife Assurance in February 2007 as Zonal Manager, Western and Central Regions and was elevated to handle the Southern Sector. He has also been Head of Retail Business and Head of Sales Training and Agency Development.
Mr. Alexander Twumasi is the Head of Group and Alternate Distribution. He is a chartered Insurer with experience that spans over 16 years in the insurance industry in Ghana.
Alex holds a BA in Management and Economics (combined major) from the University of Ghana, MBA in Finance from Central University Graduate School, and a Chartered Insurer with the Chartered Insurance Institute, United Kingdom.
He has a reputation of being a strong visionary, deeper level of focus, emotional intelligence, result-oriented attitude and analytical skills.
He has attended many insurance sales and marketing workshops as well as other related programmes and conferences in Ghana and abroad.