ART African Risk Transfer


Our Team

Our strength lies in our people. With over three decades of experience, our team has consistently delivered tailored risk solutions across the continent. Get to know the professionals who ensure ART remains at the forefront of insurance and risk management
Stephanie Pallamy
Stéphanie Pallamy
ACII, joined ART in 2018 and brings over 25 years of insurance industry expertise in Mauritius. As a Chartered Insurer and former council member of the Insurance Institute of Mauritius, Stéphanie currently leads administrative support and serves as a director at ART, showcasing a wealth of knowledge and leadership in the field.
Mark Hing
Mark Hing
Structured Solutions Manager
With over 20 years in corporate and investment banking in London and South Africa, Mark, a former banker, specializes in trade finance, working capital, and structured finance. His expertise includes risk distribution through financial and insurance-backed solutions. Mark provides bespoke credit solutions for financial institutions, international clients, and large local corporations across Africa and globally.
Debbie Dando
Debbie Dando
Human Risks Manager
Debbie heads up the Human Risks division. Her expertise spans across key areas such as International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI), Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion, Evacuation, Travel, Life, Disability, and Critical Illness coverages. Debbie will also steer the collaboration between ART and JW Seagon, and expand ART’s offerings in international health and life insurance.
Caroline Li Ching Yan
Caroline Li
Ching Yan​
Account Executive

A business administration graduate with an advanced diploma in insurance, has over 10 years of underwriting experience. Making a successful switch to broking four years ago, she finds immense satisfaction in guiding individuals to choose optimal insurance plans. Caroline’s motto revolves around self-belief, positivity, and doing one’s best, fostering personal and professional growth.

Account Executive

A goal-driven insurance professional with six years of experience, is dedicated to driving revenue growth and ensuring customer satisfaction. With a diploma in short-term insurance, Wesly aims to pursue a degree, emphasizing the importance of continuous learning. Friendly, ambitious, and committed to client-centric solutions, Wesly believes knowledge is the key to success.

Sadia Van Wyk
Van Wyk
Account Executive

A senior corporate broker with over 21 years in broking, underwriting, and reinsuring, specializes in handling large, complex multinational clients. Her expertise spans pre-renewal, placing, and post-renewal processes, showcasing proficiency in working independently or collaboratively. Sadia excels under high-pressure situations, emphasizing organizational skills and a commitment to meeting deadlines.

Ashvinah Kaulowa
Account Handler

Serving as an Account Handler – Structured Solution at African Risk Transfer since January 2023, brings a wealth of experience in finance and supply chain. Currently pursuing an MBA in Financial Risk Management, Ashvinah’s efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and readiness for new challenges contribute to the company’s objectives.

Farzana Pokeerbux
Account Handler
An experienced insurance underwriter, is passionate about risk assessment and client satisfaction. Devoted to providing tailored solutions, Farzana excels in fostering positive relationships, boosting team morale, and achieving collective goals. She is reliable, supportive, and strives to make a positive impact, one policy at a time.
Anusha Etawar
A dedicated professional with five years at ART, excels in communication and administration. Viewing internal staff as clients, Anusha provides prompt and friendly service. Committed to compliance and legality, she plans to pursue advanced certification in insurance, echoing B.B. King’s sentiment that the beauty of learning is irreplaceable.
Priscilla Valayodapillai
Priscilla has over 15 years of diverse experience, ranging from administration to personal assistant, front desk, event organizer, secretary, and accounting assistant. She thrives on multitasking and eagerly embraces new challenges to contribute to the company’s objectives