Justus Mutiga

Non-executive Director

A prolific mentor and tutor, Justus is regarded by the industry as a true innovator. Most of the life and pensions products sold in Kenya today have Justus’ fingerprints. A great number of professionals within the life insurance industry can credit their growth and success to Justus’ able tutelage.

Justus is a graduate of University of Nairobi, City University of London, Fellow Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) – London, Fellow Insurance Institute of Kenya (FIIK) and is a Chartered Insurer.

Justus’ 30 year financial services industry career has greatly enriched ICEA LION. The awards under his leaderships include Life Assurer of the Year for the past 5 consecutive years and Deloitte’s Best Company To Work For Award for the insurance sector the past 3 years. He was also awarded first runners up for CEO of the Year for the Champions of Governance Awards ahead of over 800 CEOs and in 2016 bestowed the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to the industry in East Africa.

A respected professional within the insurance circles, Justus is a mixture of the best of both worlds – academia and business, specifically the insurance industry. Specializing in life insurance and pension, Justus enjoys providing unparalleled professional service, working with clients to help them achieve their financial goals.  He has contributed immensely to the development of the life insurance industry. He is known and admired by many.

He has served as Chairman of the Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI) and in various capacities at AKI, Insurance Institute of Kenya and Association of Retirement Benefit Schemes. He has been a member of Kenya National Insurance Examinations Board, a curriculum developer at the College of Insurance and Vice Chairman of Dedan Kimathi University. He is currently a Director at ICEA LION Asset Management Limited and a Director of four SMEs.

Justus has written numerous publications and papers on the industry. He is a regular and noted speaker at regional insurance and financial services conventions.

One of Justus’ crowning glories is ICEA LION Group’s headquarters at the state-of-the-art ICEA LION Centre at Riverside Park in Westlands. He took great pride in delivering a modern facility for the ICEA LION Group family and customers to enjoy.

When not reading up on entrepreneurship, management, and leadership, you will find Justus at the jogging track or working out at the gym. Justus is married with two grown-up children.