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Africa Specialty Risks adds new business development executive

9th March 2021 - Author: Charlie Wood

Pan-African focused reinsurance group Africa Specialty Risks Group (ASR) has announced the appointment of Constança Sampaio Soares as a Business Development Executive.

handshakeSoares will be responsible for growing relationships with private equity funds, development finance institutions, and banks, as well as corporates and other potential partners.

She brings extensive experience to the role and previously held managerial roles at companies such as Moody’s Investors Service, Invest Africa and Mitrelli Group.

Mikir Shah, CEO of ASR, commented, “It’s a pleasure to welcome Constança to ASR. Her experience in the African finance markets will provide additional breadth to our team’s expertise and extend our reach to more businesses across the continent. This will enable us to support even more clients to grow and facilitate further investment into Africa.”

Constança Sampaio Soares said, “Now more than ever, managing and understanding risk is of great importance to encourage investors to maintain and drive capital into the African continent. ASR is unique in its ability to provide bespoke and innovative solutions to its clients and will contribute towards unlocking the African insurance industry. It’s an honour to be a part of this highly experienced team.”

ASR was launched last year by Helios Investment in partnership with Mikir Shah, former CEO of AXA Africa Specialty Risks and Bryan Howett, former CEO of Old Mutual’s pan-African reinsurance operations.

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