Jephita Gwatipedza

Jephita Gwatipedza

Chief Operating Officer, ZEP Re Kenya

Biography

  1. Academic and Professional Qualifications:
  • MBA and Bachelor of Business Studies (University of Zimbabwe).
  • Post Grad Diploma in Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing United Kingdom- CIM) and Member of the CIM.
  • Diploma Insurance ,Advanced Diploma in Insurance Management (Insurance Institute of South Africa-IISA) and Fellow of the IISA.
  • Diploma in Corporate Governance/Company Direction (Graduate Institute of Management and Technology -South Africa).
  1. Career Path/Progression and Experience 
  • Started career in 1992 at ZIMRE- Zimbabwe Reinsurance Company as a Trainee Underwriter and rose through the ranks to positions of General Manager Operations (now Emeritus Reinsurance Company) and then Deputy Managing Director of ZIMRE South Africa.
  • Before joining ZEP Re- was Executive Manager (Underwriting and Marketing) for Flagstone Re Africa based in Johannesburg.
  • A respected qualified reinsurance and marketing practitioner with 30 years’ experience currently Chief Operating Officer for ZEP/PTA Reinsurance Company)- with responsibility and accountability for overall Underwriting, Claims, Risk Management and Retrocession Security for the company. Has travelled extensively in Africa and Europe conducting reinsurance business.
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