Advisory Resources

BimaLab has had the honor of working with some the leading minds in insurtech from across the world. Our advisors have offered guidance on sales, marketing, legal, strategy, growth, product development, technology advisory, and enhancing the user experience.

BimaLab Mentors & Advisors

Each company was paired with a mentor and considerations taken for the mentor pairing included experience, focus area mapped to area of need for the start-up, potential synergy. We also allowed the mentors to select start-ups of interest to them when such interest was expressed.

Bert Opdebeeck

Founder, Microinsurance Master

Noha Shaker

Secretary General of the Egyptian Fintech Association and Vice President of the Africa FinTech Network

Tang Loaec

President, P2P Protect Europe

Peter Kleisen

Senior Expert International Relations (Oversight) at European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

Hannah Grant

Economic Policy, Finance, Insurance -GIZ

Pooja Bhat

Co-founder/director, QuantaRisk

Helen Osore

Head of Inclusive Insurance at APA Insurance Limited

Ezekiel Macharia

CEO & Chief Actuary at Kenbright

David Beddows

Senior Pricing Actuary | Vice President, Swiss RE

Monica Borges

Client Service Manager at SwissRE Corporate Solutions Mexico

Adebowale Banjo

Co-Founder/CEO at

Bayo Adesanya

Strategy, Digital Transformation, e-Commerce, Emerging Customers, Business Transformation

Mohamed Wann

Director and Head of Africa in the EMEA Principal Investments & Acquisitions team at Swiss Re

Teresa Pedro

L&H Business Management at Swiss Re

Delphine Uwacu

Property & Specialty Underwriting

Kudzai Bingepinge

Head P&C Solutions MEA, SwissRE

Fridah Kimotho

Senior Product Manager, Swiss RE

Donna Cowell

Head of Life and Health Pricing, iptiQ EMEA at Swiss Re

Richard Leftley

EVP International, The MicroInsurance Company

James Norman

International Business Development Director- Sedgwick Int. Insurance

Richard Leftley

Executive Vice President, International, Micro Insurance Company

Adelaide Odhiambo

Founder & CEO, Bluewave Insurance

Tunde Salako

InsurTech | Health Insurance | InsurTech Hub Munich Alum | Product builder | Podcaster | ecosystem catalyst | Insurtech-Africa | Insuretech

Peter Kleisen

Senior Expert International Relations (Oversight), European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

Noah Shaker


Elias Omondi

Policy & Regulatory Expert, Financial Sector Specialist, Innovator

Pooja Bhatt

Cofounder, QuantaRisk

Thomas Njeru

Co-founder & CEO, Pula

Tang Loaec

Entrepreneurial Business Builder, Insurtech and Fintech Strategist

Andrew Takyi-Appiah

Director at Zeepay

Richard Leftley

Micro Insurance Pioneer / Founder / B2B Partnerships

Tunde Salako

CEO, Africa Insurtech Lab

Ekerete Ola Gam-Ikon

Administrator. Business Thinker. Customer Advocate. Digital Native. Economist. Financial Adviser. Growth Partner

Lydia Idem

Investment Advisor & VC Fund Manager

Abass Kargbo

Co-Founder and CEO, Hyeia Medical Group

Mercy Akoth

Senior Consultant at Ernst & Young

Adebowale Banjo

Co-Founder/CEO at

Jonathan Babatunde Lawuyi

Head, Product Development & Innovation

Kevin Simmons

Venture Partner, LoftyInc Capital Management

Esomchi Nwofor

Chief Information Officer