Professor of Actuarial Science at the School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi
Prof. Patrick Weke is a Full Professor of Actuarial Science at the School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi since 2014. He holds a PhD in Applied Actuarial Statistics and has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate students for over 20 years and his research interests are in the areas of Life and General Insurance, Mortality Investigations and Financial Mathematics. He has published 40 articles in refereed journals, 3 chapters in books and conference proceedings. He has supervised 8 PhD candidates mainly in the area of Financial Mathematics, and over 60 Master of Science and Postgraduate Diploma candidates in Actuarial Science to completion.
He served as Head of Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics (2006 – 2014) and Director, School of Mathematics, University of Nairobi (2014 – to date). He has been recognized as a Honorary Fellow of The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK) and appointed as Extraordinary Professor of Actuarial Science at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Currently, he is serving as a member of Board of Directors of UAP Life Assurance Company Limited and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of UAP Life.