• Solomon Samba
    Mr. Solomon Samba - BA DIP ED, ACII, FWAII, MIoD (Chartered Insurer)
    Managing Director 

    Date of engagement: January 1, 1987

    Mr Samba was appointed Managing Director of Aureol Insurance Company Limited in 1996.

    He is Chairman and Co-Founder of the Sierra Leone Stock Exchange and Director, West African Reinsurance Corporation (WAICA Re). He is Past President of the Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture, West African Insurance Companies Association(WAICA) and Sierra Leone Insurance Association. Past Vice Chairman of the Governing Council, Council Member, Visiting Lecturer and Examiner of the West African Insurance Institute(WAII)

    He was awarded the Officer of Order of the Rokel (OOR) for his distinguished and meritorious service in the field of Insurance, Insurance Education and Business.

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  • Raymond Macauley
    Mr. Raymond Macauley - BA Gen., Dip. Ins. WAII, AIS, MBA, CPCU
    General Manager

    He joined the Company initially in 1991 as Clerk and left in 2002 to complete his Masters program in London. He returned in 2005 as Underwiting Manager and rose to the position of Senior Underwriting Manager (General). He has worked in the Life, Medical and Underwriting Departments.

    He holds a BA General from the University of Sierra Leone. Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute, Banjul, The Gambia. Diploma in Insurance Services (IIA), Masters in Business Administration, UK. He is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) from the American Institute for Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters. Member, Academic Board of the West African Insurance Institute (WAII). Part-time Lecturer – Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM).

    He has attended various Courses/Seminars in Oil and Gas, Claims Management and Administration, Strategic Organisational Leadership, Reinsurance.

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Administrative Staff

  • Richmod Coker
    Richmond Coker - MAAT
    Accounts Manager

    He joined the company in 1991.

    He holds a Certificate in Accounting and is a Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians – MAAT.

    He has attended various Courses and Seminars both locally and internationally on the following:
     - Reinsurance, Internal Audit, Taxation and Accounting

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  • Susan Kosia-Gande
    Susan Kosia-Gande - Int. Dip. in Admin/Personal Asst. & Secretarial Duties (CIC) - UK.
    Personal Assistant to the Managing Director

    She joined the company in 1987. Has worked in the Underwriting department and Offices of the General Manager and Managing Director.

    She holds an International Diploma in Admin/Personal Assistant and Secretarial Duties from the Cambridge International College (CIC) – UK.

    She has attended various Courses/Seminars including: The Effective Personal Assistant and Management Development for Confidential Secretaries and Personal Assistants

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  • Viola Jones
    Viola Jones - Dip. Ins. (WAII), Dip. ICSA.
    Company Secretary

    She joined the Company in 1989 and has worked in various Departments including Statistics/Reinsurance, Claims, Life, Underwriting and Internal Audit Departments. She has held various positions including Assistant Manager – Underwriting Dept. and Internal Auditor.

    She holds a Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute (WAII) and a Diploma in Business Practice from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

    She has attended Courses and Seminars on Women Leaders in Action, Human Resource Management and Strategic Organizational Leadership

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  • Desmond Stanley
    Desmond Stanley - IFC, Dip. Ins. WAII.
    Assistant Manager - Internal Audit

    He joined the Company in 1989.

    He holds a Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute (WAII). IFC.

    He has attended various Courses/Seminars on Insurance, Engineering and Business Interruption and Reinsurance - Oil and Gas.

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  • Marian Kargbo
    Marian Kargbo - BSc. Econs, IFC, Dip. Ins. (WAII), Dip. Ins. (CII).
    Assistant Marketing Manager

    She joined the Company in 2002. She has worked in various Departments including Underwriting, Medical and Life.

    She holds a B. Sc (Econs) from the University of Sierra Leone, Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute (WAII). IFC, Diploma in Insurance (CII).

    She participated in a Life Seminar organized by Continental Re.

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  • Keikura Gbao
    Keikura Gbao - Dip. Ins. (WAII), Dip. Bus. Admin, Dip. Ins. CII, BSc. Bus. Admin.
    Claims Manager

    He joined the Company in 1989. He has held various positions including Assistant Manager – Underwriting (Head and Branch Offices) and has worked in the Life, Claims and Underwriting Departments. He was Officer-in-Charge of the Bo Branch from 2002 to 2006.

    He holds a Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute - (WAII). Diploma in Business Administration – IPAM – SL. Diploma in Insurance (CII) - London. B.Sc. (Hons) Business Administration (USL).

    He has participated in various Courses/Seminars including:
    - Basic Engineering Insurance, Bonds and Life Insurance, Marine Underwriting and Claims and Advanced Property Insurance  

    He is currently Chief Examiner for National Council for Technical and other Academic Awards (NCTVA) for National Diploma in Insurance Examinations.

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  • Foday Conteh - Dip. Ins. (WAII).
    Foday Conteh
    Statistics/Reinsurance Manager

    He joined the Company in 1987. He has worked in the Life, Medical and Stats/RI Departments.

    He holds a Certificate of Proficiency (CII) and Diploma in Insurance from the West African Insurance Institute - (WAII).

    He has attended various Courses/Seminars on Intermediate/Advance Reinsurance Management and Advance Reinsurance International.

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  • Gilford John
    Gilford John - HND, Telecommunication, Dip. Ins. WAII.
    Assistant Underwriting Manager

    He joined the Company in 2011.

    He holds a Higher National Diploma (HND), Telecommunication, IFC, Diploma in Insurance and Risk Management from the West African Insurance Institute (WAII), Member – CII (London).

    He has participated in Courses/Seminars on Ecowas Brown Card, Principles and Practice of Reinsurance organised by WAICA Re and Intermediate/Advance Reinsurance Management Programme.

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