Jean d’Amour Nibabyare

Chief Risk Officer
Sanlam Life Insurance

Mr. NIBABYARE Jean d’Amour has a vast knowledge and experience of around 24 years in the insurance industry. He started his professional career in 1999 with SORAS SA currently SANLAM Rwanda where he was responsible for Reinsurance Management. In 2000, he was promoted to Head of Life Insurance Unit to manage Claims and Agents’ commissions. Later, in 2004 he was appointed Head of Technical Department leading all life operations including Underwriting, Commissions, Claims management as well as reinsurance arrangement. In 2012, after acquisition of SORAS’ stake by Sanlam Emerging Markets Proprietary (Pty) Ltd, Mr. Jean d’Amour was appointed to the Senior Management position of Technical Director in charge of Company’s operations, a position he led until 2018 where he was appointed to the position of Pension Director.

In 2019, he became the Chief Risk Officer, the position he led up to now.

Professionally, Mr. NIBABYARE Jean d’Amour is a Chartered Risk Analyst (CRA), Chartered Pension Analyst. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics (MA), a Bachelor’s degree in economics and A1 high diploma in Statistics.