Dorothy Maseke 2022 speaker

Group Head of Risk and Compliance



Dorothy Maseke’s passion is to create a positive impact in people’s lives. She likes to promote collective endeavors that bring people together – locally and globally. An emerging futurist, sustainability enthusiast, certified coach, wife and mother of three, Dorothy Maseke aims to make a positive contribution to development in Africa. Dorothy Maseke started her career at KPMG within the Risk Consulting department, later moving to the financial services sector where she has been for the last 10 years. Dorothy Maseke currently heads the Risk and Compliance department at ICEA LION Group, one of the largest financial services groups in East Africa with interests in insurance, investments, pensions, trusts and properties.

Passionate about sustainability and sustainable finance, Dorothy Maseke is currently leading ICEA LION’s sustainability initiatives including its participation in the UNEP FI’s Principles of Sustainable Insurance (PSI) as well as the UN-convened Net Zero Insurance Alliance (NZIA). Dorothy represented ICEA LION as the only Africa member to the UNEP FI Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Insurer Pilot Group. She is also credited with participating in the launch of the PSI -led “Nairobi Declaration on Sustainable Insurance” – a declaration of commitment by African insurance industry leaders to support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Dorothy Maseke sits on the Board of the Institute of Risk Management, a global professional risk management body headquartered in the UK and chairs its Investment Committee. Dorothy holds leadership roles in a number of industry forums including being a co-founder of IRM East Africa��s Regional Group and has over the past 6 years been instrumental in the growth and positioning of IRM as the go-to professional body in Africa. On the community front, Dorothy sits on the Board of World Vision Kenya, a Christian Humanitarian Organization.

Dorothy Maseke is a multiple awardee, with awards such as the Corporate Risk Manager of the year for two consecutive years (2017 and 2018) as well as a finalist at the Thompson Reuters Innovation Awards, 2018. In 2019, she was named one of the Top40Under40 Women in Kenya.

In her free time, Dorothy Maseke enjoys planning weddings and events and runs a cooking club.


Want to connect with Africa’s leading entrepreneurs and investors?

Register on our Africa Business Opportunities Dashboard FREE, an award-winning digital platform that uses artificial intelligence and proven technology to connect you with relevant contacts and business opportunities within your business sector.

You can join many of Africa’s most important entrepreneurs and investors at AFSIC – Investing in Africa. Register here now.

Contact Us if you want more information.

« Back