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Board of Directors

Meet the Team


Mrs Koroma

BSc Ed, M. Ed Appointed Director 2008
Mrs  Koroma is a retired Principal Lecturer and Head of the Education Department – Milton Margai College of Education and Technology.  She is currently the National President of the Harford Old Girls Association and Director of the Apex International School.


Dr Leonard George O. Gordon- Harris

FWACS (Radiology) Appointed Director 2013
He is currently a part time Consultant Radiologist at the Choithrams Memorial Hospital, the Diagnostic Clinic(an imaging centre) and helps out with voluntary work at the Wellwoman Clinic. He is a Fellow of the West African College of Surgeons – Faculty of Radiology.  He was senior lecturer in Radiology at the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone and rose through the Dean Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Vice Principal and then Principal of the Medical School. He is a member of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American Rontgen Ray Society(ARRS), the Sierra Leone Medical and Dental Association and Association of Radiologists of West Africa (ARAWA). He is a Past President and a Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club of Freetown. He has held several directorship positions in the Boards of Schools, Banks and Hospitals.


Haja Alimatu Y. Abdullah

B.Sc Economics with Accounting Bias Appointed Director 2013
Haja Alimatu Abdullah worked in several Organisations as Internal Auditor, Accountant, Chief Accountant and Finance Consultant. She is a Member and served as President of the Forum of African Women Educationalists – FAWE (Sierra Leone Chapter).  She is an active member of the Women’s Forum of Sierra Leone and Member of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Sierra Leone, she is also President of the 5050 Women’s Group.

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Mr Ernest Festus Beoku-Betts

(LLB) (B.L)
He is a lawyer who has been in actual practice for over Sixteen (16) years & works with the law firm of Basma & Macaulay, and has worked with clients ranging from
start-up businesses to multinational corporations. He has served as Legal Adviser to several notable
financial institutions, non-governmental organizations, and private companies, both local and
foreign, on a wide range of legal issues in commercial law, mining laws & regulations, petroleum
law, insurance law, labour law, maritime law, regulatory compliance, due diligence, and corporate
He also serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Ronsabs Preparatory


Mrs Jennifer Renner-Thomas

 Appointed Chairperson of the Board, FCIS, MBA Appointed Director 2009
Mrs Renner-Thomas is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (London, UK). She holds a Masters in Business Administration (London, UK), Diploma Chamber of Commerce (Paris, France), Certificate Financial Investment Strategies: The Principles of the London Stock Exchange (London, UK), Certificate Monitoring and Evaluation non-profit organizations (London, UK). She is a Business Development & Project Management Consultant and currently Programme Director, MEPS Trust Well Woman Clinic. She is also Director at the Capital Discount House (CDH).


Mr Raymond Macauley

BA Gen., CPCU, MBA, AIS, ACIArb, FWAII Managing Director

Mr  Macauley was appointed Managing Director of Aureol Insurance Company Limited in 2019. He is a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) from the American Institute for Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters.  He served as member of the Academic Board of the West African Insurance Institute (WAII) and is currently a visiting Lecturer in Risk Management.  He is also a Member of the Governing Council and was awarded a Fellow of the West African Insurance Institute (FWAII).  He is the current President of the West African Insurance Companies Association (WAICA) and the Sierra Leone Insurance Association (SLIA)


Mr Solomon J Samba OOR

BA Dip Ed, ACII, FWAII(Chartered Insurer) MIoD

Vice Chairperson

Mr Samba is a Chartered Insurance Risk Manager and Member of Institute of Directors (MIod). He is Past 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 and Chief Examiner of the West African Insurance Institute.  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. He is the former Managing Director of Aureol Insurance Company Limited.


Dr K H M Shankerdas

BSc. (ECONS), JP, MR, CO, DCL Appointed Director 1996

Dr Shankerdas is an Industrialist. He is Managing Director, G. Shankerdas and Sons (SL) Limited, Jourdan Limited, Sierra Leone Rubber Company Limited and Chairman, University of Sierra Leone Development Fund.  He is Director R.K. Distilleries Limited and United Bank for Africa (SL) Limited (UBA). He is Honorary Consul – General of Japan and President, Indian Mercantile Association in Sierra Leone. He is Past President of Sierra Leone Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture and the Rotary Club of Freetown.  He is a recipient of the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Civil Law Honoris Causa) – University of Sierra Leone. He was also appointed Commissioner to the Monuments and Relics Commission. Member of the Order of the Rokel and Order of the Rising – Awarded by the Emperor of Japan and Commander of the Order of the Republic of Sierra Leone (C.R.S.L)

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