Norman Kelly

Director of Investments

Norman is a key member of LeapFrog’s Africa team, responsible for driving leaps of value and growth in LeapFrog’s Africa portfolio. With more than 20 years experience in actuarial science, consulting and business development, Norman is widely recognised for his work building and growing insurers across Africa.

Prior to joining LeapFrog, Norman was formerly a Director with the Actuarial and Insurance Solutions Practice at Deloitte, where he advised large insurers on entering African markets in addition to being the statutory actuary to a number of clients on the continent. Previously, Norman was the Business Development Actuary at SCOR Africa, where he helped develop the firm’s Africa life insurance strategy with a highlight being the development of an innovative, first-in-market life insurance product for low-income HIV+ clients. Earlier, Norman headed the actuarial function for Sanlam Developing Markets’ subsidiaries in Botswana, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia and Tanzania and later managed their bancassurance relationships across Africa.

Norman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Actuarial and Mathematical Statistics) from the University of the Witwatersrand. He qualified with the Institute of Actuaries and is a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa. Norman is a member of the Society’s Africa Interaction Committee and is involved in outreach activities to Actuarial Societies across Africa, helping increase awareness of the profession and working to advance and develop students across the continent. He is also a member of the Society’s Continuous Statistical Investigations Committee and is a former member of the HIV / AIDS Committee.