Blessing Mbukude is a qualified actuary with more than 12 years of experience in the insurance industry. His experience covers actuarial, product development, underwriting, reinsurance and regulation. Blessing is currently heading the Actuarial division at Namibia’s regulator for all non-banking financial institutions. Before leaving Zimbabwe to explore opportunities in the region, Blessing was actively involved in setting up the life and non-life insurance entities at Cassava. He holds a B Com (Honours) degree in Actuarial Science and an MBA from NUST (Zimbabwe).
Blessing is passionate about developing the actuarial profession, as such, he is a Contributor and Features Editor to The Actuary. He also volunteers in the examination process for student actuaries, and is a council member for the Actuarial Society of Zimbabwe.