James I. Olubayi
Kenyan, Non-Executive Director
James is currently the Executive Director of the Alexander Forbes Group in Kenya. He studied actuarial science at the City University, Cass Business School, in London where he graduated in 1989 with a First Class Honors degree. He joined Hymans Robertson Consulting Actuaries in London in 1989 and qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (‘FIA’) in 1994. He gained several years’ experience in international actuarial consulting in the United Kingdom before establishing the Hymans Robertson Consulting Actuaries Kenya operation in May 1994. Hymans Robertson in Kenya later changed its name to Alexander Forbes Kenya when Hymans Robertson UK sold out to Alexander Forbes of South Africa.
James currently is appointed as an Actuary to many Pension Schemes in East and Central Africa. He is also appointed Actuary to several insurance companies in the region. His work involves extensive client contact and travelling. He is also a Board Member of UBA Kenya Bank Limited. He is also the Liaison Officer of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in East Africa and the current President of The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK).