Benefits of Oesai Membership
OESAI produces Newsletters that incorporate insurance news, insurance data and analysis of sector performance, as well as papers and editorial on pertinent insurance issues.
OESAI EXECUTIVE FORUMS - CEOs
From Member companies get to attend OESAI CEO forum and Executive tours organized with an aim to advance effective leadership skills among members CEOs in the region
OESAI provides platforms for the sector leaders to learn, network and share best practice. This goes a long way to encourage and enhance co-operation in the field of insurance and reinsurance among companies operating in the African Continent and beyond.
In partnership research with firms e.g. The Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion and others, OESAI conducts regular topical studies on issues affecting the sector and share findings and recommendations with the industry with an aim to initiate relevant conversations on legal, regulatory and public policy issues that may inform how governments and the private sector in the region can leverage on insurance and reduce the protection gap through promotion of insurance.
As members of the AfDBs African Financial Alliance on Climate Change (AFAC) initiative and a supporting institution of UNEP Finance Initiative – Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI), OESAI is tasked with driving the Environmental Social and Governance agenda in the region by promoting the acceptance, adoption and implementation of the Principles within the industry and promoting integration of ESG in risk assessment and management.
OESAI members also benefit by paying discounted rates for all OESAI events.
TECHNICAL CAPACITY BUILDING
To address the knowledge gap in the risk and insurance space, OESAI organizes country specific and regional training programs, Webinars and Seminars on various topics in partnership with regional and international development partners and subject matter experts to address the skills and technical needs for each market.
As a regional organisation, OESAI on behalf of member countries by getting involved in policy making discussions and lobbying for conducive insurance regulation that support innovative ways of bridging the protection gap. Through consultations and assistance from member regional bodies we influence governments and regulators, supervisors in addressing pertinent issues affecting insurance as a risk financing option.
OESAI is passionate about gender diversity in the sector. GIRLs (Global Insurance & Reinsurance Leaders) a network committed to the development and mentorship of the next generation of female leaders in the insurance industry as well as profiling and advancing women that already in leadership was formed to allows women in companies that are OESAI members to plug-in and be part of.
The CEOs of OESAI member companies are eligible to sit in the OESAI Board. Board Tenure is 2 years renewable.