Momodou Musa Joof

Managing Director/CEO

Jaiz Takaful Insurance, Nigeria

Biography

Joined Jaiz Takaful Insurance on 21st January 2016 as Managing Director/CEO. He holds a Master’s Degree in management from the International Islamic University of Malaysia and diploma in insurance underwriting from West African Insurance Institute-Liberia. He had specialized training in Takaful Insurance from International Islamic University of Malaysia and Alhuda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics where he obtained a Certified Takaful Professional Diploma. Mr. Momodou Musa Joof Has over 26 years’ experience in Insurance Industry at various managerial levels.

He was MD/CEO and founder of Takaful Gambia Ltd., first Takaful Company in West Africa. He Established the Takaful Window for Phoenix Assurance of Zambia as Chief Operations Officer. He has written his dissertation on Takaful Titled “A PROPOSED MODEL FOR ISLAMIC INSURANCE (TAKAFUL) IN THE GAMBIA”. He held the various positions in many institute as Treasurer (In Insurance Association of the Gambia), Board Member (Of British Education Agency – Gambia), Vice President (Of Ecowas Brown Card), President (Of International Islamic University Alumni-Gambia Chapter), visiting Lecturer, West African Insurance Institute and Chairman – Gambia Medical Underwriters Committee.

Mr. Joof continues to share his experiences and expertise within the Sub-region by traveling to attend workshops and seminars on Islamic Finance and granting attachment practical training to people from the West African region. He has also participated as a speaker on International Takaful forums including the World Takaful Conference (Dubai 2013) International Takaful Forum (London 2012). With his strong passion for the Development of Islamic Finance and in particular Takaful (Islamic Insurance) Mr. Joof took up a new challenge of establishing Takaful Operations for the Phoenix Assurance Group starting with Lusaka, Zambia from April, 2014 before moving to Nigeria to set up Jaiz Takaful Insurance Plc as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

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