Ms Patty Karuaihe-Martin

Patty Karuaihe-Martin Managing Director Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (NamibRe)

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Ms Patty Karuaihe-Martin is the Managing Director of the Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (NamibRe), a position she has held since 2014. Ms Karuaihe-Martin has more than 28 years of work experience in the financial sector after having worked in various financial institutions which include PWC (Partner/Director within the Strategic Advisory, Risk and Corporate Governance as well as Tax Leader). Ms Karuaihe-Martin has also worked for public institutions such as the Ministry of Finance, Telecom Namibia, TransNamib and the University of Namibia. 
Ms Karuaihe-Martin’s work experience includes serving on Trustees and Boards of Public Enterprises as well as Insurance industry bodies. Currently, Ms Karuaihe-Martin serves on the OESAI Board as the Chairperson, is an Executive Committee Members of the Africa Insurance Organisation (AIO) Committee, a Trustee on the UNAM Foundation Board as well as Chairperson of the JP Karuaihe Trust Fund. 

Ms Karuaihe-Martin has extensive experience and expertise in areas of Insurance, Reinsurance, Taxation, Internal Audit, accounting and finance, Business strategy, project management, Valuations, Advisory Consulting, Risk, control and fraud and Corporate Governance.

Ms Karuaihe-Martin’s other accolades includes two awards for 2017 Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government awards in the Public Enterprises sector category and received a honouree award at the 2017 EMEA Women to Watch Awards for her transformational work at NamibRe. Ms Karuaihe-Martin’s was also a finalist in Namibia Business awards.