SIMON SCHWALL
co-founder & CEO

After some years in management consulting in the telco industry, Simon launched micro-insurance services in Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Egypt. He is now the co-founder and CEO of OKO

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OUR TEAM

We are passionate about technology and impact. We like simplicity and honesty. We are straight to the point.

Does it sound like you? Then the link below is for you

SHEHZAD LOKHANDWALLA
Co-founder & CTO

Shehzad comes from One Acre Fund where he developed technology solutions to help farmers in East Africa. He has a background in technology consulting and software development and graduated from UC Davis with a BSC in Computer Science

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Dr. Haoua Sissoko Traoré
Country Director - Mali

Haoua was the first female Ph.D in her field (Population & Environment) in Mali. She worked for 17 years in Agricultural development projects for international NGOs and local institutions

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ADAMA KOUYATÉ
Sales manager

Adama has a master in management from the University of Bamako and has had various sales and project management experiences since then, for both NGOs and private companies.

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RAPHAEL HAZIZA
Co-founder and Lead Actuary

Before joining Oko, Raphaël worked for Scor, a leading reinsurance company where he managed the design and the launch of non-life insurance products in Asia and Europe. He has a background in both the technical and business sides of the insurance value chain. He graduated from Sorbonne University in Mathematics and Finance and from Université Libre de Bruxelle in Actuarial Science.

YOU ?

We are looking for talented individuals with a passion for development and technology to complete our team.

- Field Operations Manager

- Junior front-end developer

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MARIAM DOUMBIA
COO

Mariam has a background in development consulting.
Before joining OKO, she served as Senior Program
Manager at DoniLab, a leading Mali-based Business Incubator.
Mariam is also a Young African Leader Initiative fellow

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