John Makosya holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (MUK) and MBA Finance (Sikkim Manipal University India), with 14 years’ experience in banking, has 5 years’ experience in agriculture Insurance having started as an assistant project manager in Kungula agrinsurance, a pioneer agriculture insurance consortium in Uganda thereby actively involved in pilot studies that eventually gave rise to the Uganda Agriculture insurance scheme.
He currently holds the position of Consortium officer at the Agro Consortium secretariat since July 2016, where he doubles as an under writer and coordinates operations of staff in claims, administration, accounts, interns and loss assessors. In addition is in charge of, Developing agribusiness strategy and marketing plan; handles Liaison and relationship management with clients, partners and stakeholders; and Enterprise risk management & internal processes.
John was part of the consultancy team that assessed VIABILITY OF AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE AS A CLIMATE RESILIENT AGRICULTURAL PRACTICE – REVIEW OF OPPORTUNITIES, CHALLENGES AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE VIABILITY OF AGRICULTURAL INSURANCE SYSTEMS IN UGANDA for Ministry of Water and Environment, Climate Change department in cooperation with African Development Bank. He is a member of the Uganda Agriculture Insurance Scheme and Technical working group