Agnes Kagure Kariuki Biography
Agnes Kagure Kariuki Bio
|Agnes Kagure Kariuki was born 1974. She is a Kenyan insurance executive and businesswoman. Agnes is the founder and Managing Principal of The Insurance Consulting Group (ICG), an independent insurance agency in Kenya. Before founding ICG, Agnes was the Executive Financial Advisor at CFC Stanbic and was involved in the merger between American Life Insurance Company (ALICO) and CFC Bank to form CFC Life Assurance Limited.
Agnes Kagure Kariuki is one of the women nominated for the Nairobi County deputy governor position.
|Agnes Kagure Kariuki Age||was born 1974 in Gitathii-ini village in Nyeri County – Kenya|
|Agnes Kagure Kariuki Husband||Isaac Kariuki, a career civil servant|
|Agnes Kagure Kariuki Children||2 Children|
|Agnes Kagure Kariuki Education||Chiang Mai Rajabhat University (Bachelor of Arts)
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service (Certificate in Global Leadership)
|Occupation||Independent insurance agentand Corporate Executive|
|Years active||1995 – present|
|Known for||Insurance expertise|
|Home town||Nyeri County|
Agnes Kagure Kariuki Early life and education
Kariuki was born in 1974 in Gitathii-ini village in Nyeri County. She went to school at Tetu Girls primary school until 1989. She proceeded to Kangubiri High School where she obtained a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in 1993. Kariuki graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Chiang Mai Rajabhat University (Thailand), in 2014.
Agnes Kagure Kariuki Career
Agnes started working as a sales associate with American Life Insurance Company (Kenya) Limited – ALICO now Liberty Holdings Limited (now Liberty Holdings Limited) immediately after completing high school. She moved from a sales associate to a senior agency manager in 2000. In November 2004 she was involved in the merger between her company ALICO and CFC Bank into CFC Life Assurance Limited. A year later, she was named an executive financial advisor, a post she held until 2011 when she left the company.
Agnes Kagure Kariuki Personal life
Agnes Kariuki is married to Isaac Kariuki, a career civil servant and is a mother of two children. She lives with her family in Nairobi.
Agnes Kagure Kariuki Honors and awards
In 2011, Kariuki was named by Business Daily Africa to their “Top 40 women under 40” annual list of women who have risen to occupy positions of influence in Kenya before the age of 40.
She was named by the Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI) as Agent of the Year for 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013.
On July 2018, Mrs Karuiki was elected patron of the Kenya University Students’ Organisation (KUSO) and is a recipient of the prestigious award of peace ambassador by the King of Thailand.
Agnes Kagure Kariuki Nominated for Nairobi Deputy Governor Position
Agnes Kariuki is one of the women nominated for the Nairobi County deputy governor position. The other nominees are Bishop Wanjiru, Dennis Waweru and Simon Mbugua.
Speaking on Churchill Show, She said if appointed Nairobi Deputy Governor, her main focus would be to ensure Nairobi residents get enough supply of water. “It’s not an easy task,” she said. “It will be an expensive exercise, but I will start by training Nairobians on re-using water.”
Kagure vowed to support whoever gets the job is she’s not picked. “I want to thank Governor Sonko for believing in women,” she said.
He role models are the late Nobel Laureate and Greenbelt movement crusader Prof Wangari Maathai and Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.
I don’t agree with Sonko on many issues but on this one, he has my approval. I can go to sleep knowing that With Agnes Kagure Kariuki as Deputy Governor, Nairobi County will never be the same pic.twitter.com/xlwDjcsD9w
— FAITH🇰🇪 (@FaithArimba) September 17, 2018
Agnes Kagure Kariuki, 44, defied odds to rise to the top of the game, ending up owning an insurance agency, Insurance Consulting Group (ICG). In 1999, she was promoted to unit manager, where she recruited trained and managed agents pic.twitter.com/suZriYJWCV
— FAITH🇰🇪 (@FaithArimba) September 17, 2018
Governor @MikeSonko should pick Agnes Kagure Kariuki as Nairobi's Deputy Governor. She's very focused, sees beyond obstacles and stretches everyone's perspective to achieve the desired results. pic.twitter.com/c6B9rfTInP
— Joseph Macharia © (@MashRomeo) March 20, 2018