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Thomas Njeru

Co-Founder: Actuary & CFO, Pula

Biography

Thomas is a seasoned insurance professional with over 10 years’ experience working across Africa in both the insurance industry and consulting space.

Thomas is currently a Co-Founder at Pula which is an insurance technology company that targets the uninsured in Africa & Asia, starting with small holder farmers. He plays the Chief Actuary and Chief Finance Officer role at Pula with a focus on designing and pricing insurance solutions and business model innovation.

He also served as a Director at Deloitte Consulting as the Insurance Advisory lead in East Africa and a Consulting Actuary in Deloitte South Africa. Prior to joining Deloitte, Thomas was the Chief Actuary at UAP Insurance Group based in East Africa.

Thomas is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (FIA), and holds a Masters’ in Business Administration (SBS Kenya) and a Bsc. Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi.

Besides solving the insurance related challenges in emerging markets, his other interests include running, philosophy and chess.

Regional Focus

Central and Southern Asia, Eastern and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa