Dr Abiba Zachariah
Dr. Abiba Zakariah is the Chief Operating Officer of WAICA Reinsurance Corporation PLC, she assists the Chief Executive Officer in designing and implementing appropriate international best practice managerial structures, policies and procedures. As well as the objectives, strategies, monitoring and controls required for the effective and efficient operations and performance of the company in accordance with laid-down regulations.
She holds a Doctorate in Management from Swiss Management Centre, Geneva, Switzerland a master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Ghana, Legon. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Institute of Risk Management Professionals Ghana and a Chartered Marketer, has attended several international courses holds an LLB, and is a Pastor of the Assemblies of God Church, Ghana.
Dr. Abiba Zakariah has over twenty five years’ working experience and served on several committees in the marketing and insurance industry. She was the Group Chief Operations Officer of TG Holding LTD until 2019, and before then the Managing Director of Ghana Re. She is a visiting lecturer at the West African Insurance Institute and was a resource person at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Ghana Insurance College amongst other institutions.
Dr. Abiba Zakariah is a member of the Board of SAHA Global, and NSIA Ghana Insurance Company. She chaired the Ghana Oil and Gas Board and served on the following Boards; Ghana Reinsurance, Hollard Insurance Ghana, Priority Insurance Company, Unique Life, CDH group of Companies Ltd and the Ghana Agric Insurance Pool amongst others.
Dr. Abiba Zakariah was the Chairperson of the Sierra Leone Insurance Industry developmental Plan. She also served on the Ghana National Insurance Commission to support industry growth; the Agricultural Insurance Pool Steering and Technical Committees, the “No Premium No Cover” Committee and Reinsurance Committee.
As a motivational speaker she has spoken on several institutional platforms including the University of Ghana, Legon and the SOS Hermann Gmeiner college in Ghana. She also posts daily motivational quotes on ‘YourQuote’ and Facebook, as well as the fonder of ‘SilentScream’ an NGO for mental health.
She is an awardee of PILA’s top 50 women in insurance in Africa 2022, the Business Insurance Women to watch EMEA in 2019 and the Northern Youth for Peace and development in Ghana in 2017.