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Kipkorir Koskei is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Policy at the Insurance Development Forum, a public-private partnership led by the insurance industry and supported by the World Bank and the United Nations, aiming to enhance the use of insurance to build greater resilience against disasters and help achieve the United Nations Global 2030 Agenda.

Kipkorir brings extensive experience in financial and disaster risk management, debt underwriting and country risk assessment from a range of global and regional financial institutions. He has over 10 years’ experience working with governments, private sector, and multilateral agencies on analysing, structuring and underwriting financing solutions and derivative transactions for clients across insurance companies, government entities, supra-nationals and banks across various geographies, having worked in Nairobi, Johannesburg, London and Tokyo.

He has been instrumental in operationalising the African sovereign insurance market, providing guidance in the design and implementation of the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme.

Kipkorir holds a Masters in Law – LLM (Finance Concentration) from University College London (UCL) and an undergraduate degree in Law from the University of Warwick. He is also a graduate of the University of Oxford Climate Related Financial course.