WHO WE ARE
AMS Insurance Brokers Ltd was established in 1996. We are a brokerage firm regulated under the Insurance Act. We became fully fledged Insurance Brokerage Unit in 1997. We have steadily grown over the years to be one of the largest Insurance Broking firms in Kenya. Over the years, we have complied with rigid requirements specified under the Insurance Act through the Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA). As Insurance Professionals, we guide customers in identifying the necessary Insurance coverage, to purchase the right policy best suited for their precise needs. Our valued motto is Professional & Quality Service to satisfy all our clients. We highly value our customers and prioritize to be at their service at all times. We provide exceptional customer care relations which has played a great role in retaining most of our clients and acquiring new ones through existing customer networks. Our core business involves assisting individuals and businesses to manage risks and protect themselves from catastrophic losses. We also provide professional quality and cost-effective service to our clients through development, training and retention of well-motivated personnel.
THE EXECUTIVE TEAM
Director- Abdalla M. Salim
Abdalla Salim was born in Mombasa Kenya. He Studied B.Com in Marketing and Business Administration at the University of Nairobi in 1979. He is the current Director at AMS Ins. Brokerage Ltd, providing leadership roles and steering the Insurance Unit in the right direction. Before he ventured out as an independent Insurer and armed with an impeccable marketing and leadership skills Abdala started his career at Colgate Palmolive East Africa Ltd in 1979 where he worked as a Production Management Trainee, learning and leading at the same time. It was here that Salim showed his leadership potential and worked through the ranks quite fast. Within a year, Salim moved to Notcutt Longaroni Insurance Brokers, where he quickly rose through the ranks once more to become the Deputy Manager – Mombasa Branch. He later moved to Fidelity Shield Insurance as a branch manager and a Senior Manager respectively. In the course of his illustrious career in the Insurance industry, Salim effortlessly created important networks in Milling Plants and Transport Companies among others. He provided suitable operational Insurance Policies in line with the Government and Industrial Regulations. With the right strategies in place Salim helped these companies mitigate loss and high employee turnover; the outcome turned out positively and the Milling Companies enjoyed their profits as well as employee satisfaction. Salim is also renown for introducing Personal accident Plans to a number of schools here in Mombasa. He is also respected for the key contribution in working with Banks to minimize corporate risks by introducing Electronic Fraud to these institutions.
Salim also introduced a crucial coverage to protect Billboard vandalism to advertising agencies, which was a big challenge to the industry. He also introduced customized hotel guests insurance policies to protect guests against theft or harm while vacationing. He played a major role at Kenya Ferry Services where he assisted the Organization. Salim has won a number of Insurance Awards as the Director of AMS Insurance Brokers. These include:
- Best Insurance AIBK Awards 2010.
- Best Broker 3rd year in a row – Takaful Africa Insurance Co Ltd
- Exemplary Performance in 2013 – Resolution Insurance
- Best performing broker in 2014 – Fidelity Shield Insurance Co Ltd
He is a Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London. He is also the Current Chairman of International Service Committee and a Committee member of National Chambers of Commerce & Industry – Mombasa in charge of Industry and Manufacturing. Salim is a result-oriented, hardworking, honest, self-motivated, Industrious, Team player. He strives to leave a lasting impression in any given task or project. He has dedicated his entire life to a solid, competitive and innovative work ethic which has led to his successful career in the insurance business.
Senior Manager; Anisa Hussein
Anisa is the overall general Manager at AMS Ins. Brokerage Ltd. She is a trained insurance fellow from the Institute of Insurance Training Board where she trained in General insurance; Marine, Fire & Burglary Insurance and Group Life &Pension Scheme. She also trained in Professional Underwriting and Profitability and Computer skills training at Systems House Consultants Ltd. Anisa has vast experience in the sales and management of Insurance services. She has vast experience in the insurance marketing and administration departments from her past insurance engagements key among them British American Insurance Ltd, Liaison Insurance Brokers and Jubilee Insurance Company. She joined A.M.S Insurance brokers in 1998 as a General Manager where she has served in various leadership capacities. Anisa is currently a Senior Manager in Mombasa Branch. She is a diligent and hardworking individual with a high level of enthusiasm. She is sociable and tolerant of people across diverse cultures. This has instilled a friendly, caring and positive attitude in her career life. Her work ethic has taught her valuable skills and responsibilities such as leadership qualities, she is a natural leader, an excellent team coordinator with superb altruism and communication skills. Anisa has previously served as Chair lady of the Association of Al-Amman community. She is an active member of the Muslim Women Association and Chair lady of Shela Women Association community.
Technical Manager; Fuad Shaliq Ali
Fuad joined AMS Ins Brokers in 2007. He is the Head of Technical Services at AMS, steering all technology related matters. He has previous underwriting and marketing general insurance products. Fuad has previously worked as Chief Underwriter. He subsequently became the Branch Manager in 1994. During the course of his insurance career, Fuad invested in Professional Courses to advance his skills. He is a Pitman Accounts Fellow, COP Marine Insurance Certified from the College of Insurance, Certified Risk Management Fellow from the Institute of Loss Adjusters and Risk Surveyors as well as Certified Fire insurance & Perils from the Institute of Insurance. Fuad is a highly motivated, result oriented team player who works well under pressure with minimum supervision. He is a hardworking self-driven team player with excellent communication skills. He loves to swim read and help in social courses during his spare time.
Risk and Credit Control Manager; Nadila A.M. Salim
Nadila is the Risk and Credit Control Manager at AMS. She is a Chemical Engineer with a Major in B. Sci Minor Chemistry from Texas A& M University. She has previously worked with Oil and Gas companies as a Risk and Logistics Assistant. She moved to AMS Insurance Brokers as a Risk and Credit Control Manager in 2016. She handles client payments and confirms down payments for issued Insurance certificates issued. Nadila also spearheads the ISO Certification Committee as its Secretary. She has served as a volunteer at Oshwal Academy Wajibika, Mombasa. She also served at the Aggie Service Learning Experience, Cape Town, South Africa Spring 2012 as one of the chosen participants. In the course of her learning experience, Nadila has won several scholarly awards key among them:-
- Dean’s Honor Roll Spring 2012/2013
- Texas A&M Scholarship award 2012-2014
- Texas A&M at Qatar Integrity Award Spring 2015
Nadila is a natural intellect and a great team player in the organization.
Underwriting Supervisor – Patrick Emojong
Claims Supervisor – Gibran Mwachofi
System Administrator – Arnold A Abawata
Head of Medical – Rahma S Mohamed
Senior Accountant – Swabra M Zubedi
Branch Manager; Patrick Kiseu Mwakina
Patrick joined AMS Insurance in 2010 as a Branch Manager, Nairobi office. He has over thirty years’ experience in Insurance Underwriting, marketing and handling of claims. He is an alumnus of Starehe Boys Center and an A.C.I.I Certified Insurance Professional from the College of Insurance. Mwakina has additional professional training in short courses such as Marine Intermediary Course, Insurance Sales Training, General Insurance Training and Communication Skills Training. He began his career at UAP Insurance Company where he started as an underwriting clerk. He moved through the ranks from Underwriting, Marketing and Claims departments to the level of Branch Manager within five years and was transferred to Mombasa to lead the Insurance team. Over the years, Mwakina has developed a strong work ethic in the delivery of Insurance services to our clients. He has vast knowledge in Insurance Products, Services and Business Development through Market canvassing and Network Marketing. He leads the Nairobi Unit handling all Insurance procurement issues, administering the branch, overseeing the underwriting and claims processes and procedures.
Stephanie Wambui – Business Development
Jumaa Jalala – Assistant Accountant