Obbie Banda

Underwriter, African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)


Obbie joined the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) in June 2018 as a Bilingual (French and English) Assistant Underwriter. He is the Underwriter responsible for the renewable energy and power sector at ATI and is responsible for the implementation of the Regional Liquidity Support Facility (RLSF), the Transparency Tool, the Africa Energy Guarantee Facility (AEGF) and other energy sector initiatives across all of ATI’s markets.

Prior to joining ATI, Obbie worked for Hollard Insurance Zambia Limited for 4 years where he had risen from a graduate trainee to a branch manager at the time of his departure. He is a Zambian national and holds a first class Bachelor of Science Degree in Money, Banking and the Financial Environment from the University of Béjaïa in Algeria as well as various certifications received during his general insurance career.

Based at the ATI head offices in Nairobi (Kenya), Obbie will continue to contribute towards the institution’s growing role in providing risk mitigation tools across the African energy sector. 
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