Rachael Gitonga


Job Title: Chief financial officer

Company: Zep-Re


Rachael Gitonga is the CFO at ZEP Re (PTA Reinsurance Company).

She is an experienced finance strategy professional in the financial services and development fields and a Kenya Top 40 under 40 Women awards recipient.

Rachael was previously at East Africa Reinsurance (EARe) and has over a decade of experience as a consultant at PwC South Africa and PwC Kenya.

She holds a BCom and MSc in Finance from the University of Nairobi as a doctorate in Business Administration from the United States International University - Africa.

Rachael is also a certified public accountant in Kenya and has an advanced diploma in Management Accounting from CIMA.

Feb 2020 - Present: Chief Finance Officer, Zep-Re (PTA Reinsurance Company)
Nov 2015 - Jan 2020: Chief Finance Officer, East Africa Reinsurance
Nov 2012 - Nov 2015: Senior Manager, PwC, Kenya
Dec 2009 - Oct 2012: Senior Manager, PwC South Africa
Aug 2003 - Nov 2009: Manager, PwC Kenya

2019 - 2022: Doctor of Business Administration (Finance), United States International University - Africa
2014 - 2015: Master of Science (Finance), University of Nairobi
2011 - 2013: Advanced Diploma, Management Accounting, CIMA
1999 - 2003: CPA (K), Accounting, Kasneb
1999 - 2003: Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), University of Nairobi

Zep-Re (PTA Reinsurance Company) is a leading reinsurer in Africa and a specialised institution of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa). The company was established in 1990 under the then preferential trade area, a precursor to Comesa, to develop the insurance and reinsurance industries and support capacity building.

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