We are pleased to announce that Dorothy Maseke has joined us as a member of staff effective 02 May 2023. She has joined Risk and Resilience Pillar for the position of Lead. Nature Finance.
Dorothy was the project lead for the implementation of the UNEP Fl’s Principles of Sustainable Insurance (PSI) at ICEA LION Group where she was heading the Risk and Compliance department She has represented Africa in a number of Taskforces such as the Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) insurer pilot group and the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF). She has been the lead on the Task Force for Nature-Related Financial Disclosures (TNFD Africa pilot group for ICEA LION. Together with the UNEP PSI, She was instrumental in the co-creation and launch of the Nairobi Oectaration on Sustainable Insurance – a statement of commitment by African insurance industry leaders to support the achievement of the IJN Sustainable Development Goals launched in April 2021.
She is a First Class honours graduate in Computer Science, She is a Fellow of the Swedish Institute Management Program (SIMP> for young African Leaders and has a Diploma in Sustainability and Leadership from SIMA A qualified risk professional with a Dip16ma in Risk Management from the Institute of Risk Management I-JK, she also holds other professional certifications such as certified in Sustainable Finance from the University of Cambridge, a Certified Environmental Impact Assessor and Auditor. a diploma in Business Continuity from Buckinghamshire New University 0K, among other professional qualifications, Dorothy is in the final stages of completing an International MBA from the Business School Netherlands.
A multiple awardee, Dorothy was named one of the Top40Under40 Women in Kenya as well as one of the Top 50 Women in Insurance in Africa at the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) conference in 2022. Her passion is to create a positive impact in people’s lives, She likes to promote collective endeavors that bring people together — locally and globally A futurist, sustainability enthusiast. certified coach, wife and mother of three. Dorothy aims to make a positive contribution to development in Africa. Dorothy is currently a board member of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM UK) Global Board where she chairs the Investment Committee.
In her free time. Dorothy enjoys planning weddings and events. She also runs a cooking club