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BOARD OF DIRECTORS-JHL
Mr. Nizar Juma is a Non-Executive Director and the Chairperson of Jubilee Insurance (Mauritius) Ltd (JIML). He is also the Group Chairperson of Jubilee Holdings Limited and of its subsidiaries, and has served in this capacity since July 2004. The subsidiaries include those in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi. Mr. Juma is also the regional Chairperson of the Industrial Promotion Services Group of companies, and a Director of Diamond Trust bank (DTB). He holds a joint honours degree in Economics, Law and Accountancy from the University of Wales, and was awarded the Silver Star by H.E the President of Kenya in 1982 for outstanding services to the nation.
Mr. John Metcalf is a Non-Executive Director and was appointed on the Board of JIML as from 1 November 2011. He is also a member of the Board of Jubilee Holdings Limited since November 2006, and is a director on its Kenyan, Tanzanian and Ugandan Boards. He has extensive international experience in the insurance industry, and is currently the Head of Insurance for the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development.
Mr. Sultan Ali Allana is a Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) and has the oversight responsibilities for AKFED’s investments in Banking, Insurance and Aviation. Mr. Allana is a career banking professional with over 30 years of experience in retail, corporate and investment banking. Mr. Allana is also the Chairman of Habib Bank Limited, which is the largest bank in Pakistan with over 1,600 branches and with presence in 25 countries around the world. Since 1997, Mr. Allana has also been serving as a Director of the Tourism Promotion Services Pakistan Limited, the owners and the operators of the Serena Hotels in Pakistan. Mr. Allana holds Undergraduate and Post Graduate degrees from McGill University and the University of Wisconsin in Engineering and Management.
Mr. Kassam joined the Board in April 2006 and chairs its Finance Committee. Currently, he is the Group Managing Director of Industrial Promotion Services Limited (IPS) in East Africa. Mr. Kassam is responsible for AKFED’s global portfolio on Industry and Infrastructure, and is a member of AKFED’s Executive Committee. He is also a Director on the Board of Kenya Association of Manufacturers, the East African Business Council (EABC), and a Member of the Presidential Investors’ Round Table (Advisory Board to President Museveni), an advisor to Sustainable Energy for All (SEALL), past First Vice Chairman of the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE), a member of the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) in Kenya.
Mr. Kisaame joined the Board in June 2006, and is currently the Managing Director of DFCU Bank. Prior to joining DFCU, Mr. Kisaame was the Managing Director of the Eurafrican Bank in Tanzania. He sits on the Company’s Board Audit and Compliance Committee.
Mr Abji assisted in the running of the family business, and in1984 set up the company operations in Uganda. As the Group Director, he was instrumental in setting up Uganda Oxygen, Twiga Chemical Industries Uganda, Service and Computer Industries Uganda (Formerly NCR) and American Communication and Technologies. Mr Abji has served as the Chairman of Aga Khan Health Services, Tanzania, a Councilor of the Confederation of Tanzania Industries and currently is the Chairman of Dar es Salaam Tourism Executive Board. He is also the Chairman of the Tanzania Asian Development Association in formation and has been involved in fund raising activities for various causes and is a member of the FAO sponsored Telefood Committee.
Mrs. Mwangi is a senior partner at Robson Harris & Company Advocates. She has also worked at the United Nations, Office of Internal Oversight Services, Caucus for justice in the International Criminal Court (ICC), Jane Addams Peace Association Inc. (JAPA) in New York, the Central Bank of Kenya among others. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Law from University of Hull, UK.
Mr. Abdul is the CEO, Trans-Orbit Kenya Limited. He has also held key leadership voluntary positions having served as the President of Aga Khan National Council in Kenya, the Chairman of Aga Khan Education Services, a director at the Jubilee Fund Limited and director of Anfield Holdings Ltd, a Property Development company.
Mr Ashif was appointed to the JHL Board on 28th March 2019. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA). He is also a member of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Tanzania, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has been a member on the International Audit and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), and is currently a Board member on Telkom (Kenya) Ltd, and is also a member of ICPAKs Public Policy and Governance Committee and also chairs its Tax Work Stream. Ashif was bestowed with the ACCA Achievement Award 2012 by the ACCA Global.