Welcome Emma, it’s our pleasure to have you. Tell us a little about yourself and background
I am an innovative Data Scientist at Kenbright Actuarial & Financial Services (KAFS). My qualifications are derived from having graduated with First Class honors in Actuarial Science while pursuing several online data science courses to sharpen my technical skills.
KAFS is a financial services company in Nairobi. We have been in operation for over 20 years serving the East and Central African markets with a focus on insurance, reinsurance, actuarial, risk consultancy and health administration. I was appointed Lead Data Scientist in 2017 after serving as a junior scientist for just nine months.
My focus areas include overseeing the Research & Development department, digital transformations & automation of processes, as well as extraction of insights from data in various forms and using these findings to generate business value.
In my spare time, I visit students in Kenyan Universities and give free motivational talks on various topics in technology. I am passionate about the use of technology to make the world a better place and that is why I urge more students to join …read more
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