Mr. Shadreck Mapfumo

Mr. Shadreck Mapfumo

Event topic: Index based insurance

Shadreck Mapfumo  is Senior Operations Officer and Insurance Practice Group Lead for Africa for the Financial Institution Group at the International Finance Corporation , WBG. He has vast technical and operational experience delivering agricultural and index-based insurance advisory services to insurance companies and intermediaries in  Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia as part of the Global Index Insurance Facility.  He is a lead author of  a World Bank Publication “ Risk Modeling for Appraising Named Peril Index Insurance Products –A Guide for Practitioners, April 2017”.

Prior to joining IFC, he worked for the African Risk Capacity as Head of Risk Management , MicroEnsure as Vice President for Agriculture Insurance , Zimbabwe Reinsurance Company  and Mercantile and General Reinsurance Company as Treaties Reinsurance Manager . He has over 27 years of insurance industry experience.

Shadreck is an Actuary who also holds a Master’s and Graduate Certificate degrees in Actuarial studies from the Australian National University, BCom (Hons) Insurance and Risk Management from NUST in Zimbabwe, Associate in Reinsurance , Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK), PASS Data Analytics and Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) designations.