George Otieno

George Otieno

CEO, African Trade Insurance Agency


George Otieno brings to ATI over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry, with 29 years in Reinsurance.

Mr. Otieno joined ATI in August 2010, after serving as the Regional Director of the African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) since September 2004 where he was responsible for growing Africa Re’s business in 13 countries in East and Southern Africa.

Mr. Otieno spent 27 years with Africa Re, 21 years of which he worked in various capacities, including as Head of West Africa Region and Director of
Central Operations & Inspection based in the Corporation’s headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.

Mr. Otieno began his insurance career in the Nairobi-based Sun Alliance & London Insurance Group (now the Kenyan Alliance Insurance Co. Ltd) and later Pan Africa Insurance Company.

Mr. Otieno holds an MBA Degree from the University of Lagos. He has several professional certifications and associations including a Fellowship of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) of London since 1984. He is a member of the British Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Management in the UK. Mr. Otieno is a past Chairman of the Association of Kenya Reinsurers and a past Director of the College of Insurance (Kenya).