UNIQUE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Victor joined Unique Insurance in May 2013 having worked with Olam Ghana Ltd (a multinational agri-business company) as Operations Manager, SIC Insurance as Marketing Manager, SIC Financial Services Ltd as Head of Marketing & Compliance and also doubling as the Company Secretary, NEM Insurance Ghana Ltd as General Manager and Phoenix Life again as the General Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Geography and an MSc in Development Policy and Planning from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi Ghana.? He is also a member of the Ghana Bar Association, and wields enormous experience in Marketing, Asset/Fund Management and Insurance.

Samuel Awotwe Samuel Awotwe GM Finance & Admin

Sam worked in two different positions with Vanguard Assurance Company Ghana Ltd where he first served as Internal Auditor and later as the Financial Controller of the company. He also worked with FOS Aluminium Co Ltd as the Finance Manager. Prior to joining Unique Insurance, Mr. Awotwe was the Chief Finance and Administrative Officer of The Ridge Capital, where he spearheaded the setting up of the accounting system of the holding company and that of three other subsidiaries. Sam is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – FCCA and holds an MSc Accounting and Finance from the London South Bank University UK.

Bernard served as the Head of Corporate and Group Life Business at Vanguard Life Assurance and also had a stint with IEI (Ghana), now Heritage Energy Insurance. Prior to joining UIC in February 2017, he worked as the Managing Director of Oak Insurance Brokers Limited, a company he founded in 2013. Aside his work in the insurance industry, he co-founded Family Foods Limited, and has influenced the founding of a number of start-ups. Bernard is a Chartered Insurer and holds a BSc in Administration (Insurance) from the University of Ghana, Legon, an Advance Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and a Graduate Diploma in Finance at the University of London (LSE).

Thomas joined unique insurance in November 2008, having worked with Blue Sky Products Ghana Limited and Société General Ghana (formerly SG-SSB) as a Programmer/ Statistician and Systems Analyst respectively. He holds an MBA in Project Management from GIMPA with a first degree in Computer Science & Statistics at the University of Ghana, Legon.

Kwasi Mends Gyasi Kwasi Mends Gyasi Head Internal Audit

Gyasi is currently the Head of Internal Audit. He has eighteen years’ experience in the Financial service Sector with over eight years as an Internal Auditor. He has served in various Units as a Manager in UIC. He also served as an Accountant at EMPRETEC Ghana Foundation prior to joining UIC. Gyasi holds MPhil in Risk & Insurance Management, a Certificate in internal audit functions.

Bernice holds ACII from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) and an Executive MBA in Marketing from the Paris Graduate School of Business with a first degree in Social Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), She has been in UIC since April 2011. Prior to joining Unique Insurance, Bernice worked in Donewell Insurance as an officer in the Claims department and rose to become the assistant underwriting Manager.

Maria H-Kwakye Agozie Maria H-Kwakye Agozie Head Underwriting

Maria holds ACII from the Chartered Insurance Institute (UK) with a first degree in Social Science & Religions from the University of Ghana Legon, a Diploma and Advance Diploma from the Ghana Insurance College. She joined UIC in September 2006 as an Underwriter and rose through the ranks to become the Head of Underwriting.