Kizito Makatiani

Kizito Makatiani

CEO, Turnkey Africa


Mr. Kizito Makatiani is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Turnkey Africa Ltd. He

holds a Bachelor’s Degree (BTech) in Chemical and Process Engineering from Moi University. He worked at Africa Online as a Billing System Administrator for three years before founding Turnkey Africa Ltd in 1997 with the aim of developing software applications for small and medium sized businesses in Africa.

In his capacity as the founder and chief architect of Turnkey Africa, Kizito has been intimately involved in shaping the company’s creative and cultural vision and subsequently producing one of the most dynamic products in the market. As the CEO he has overseen the company’s overall direction from inception up to its current position as a leading pan‐African technology company that is one of the fastest growing companies on the continent.

About Turnkey Africa Ltd.

Turnkey Africa Limited is a leading Pan‐African insurance technology and services provider with a footprint of 30 clients across 5 countries in Africa. Turnkey develops, supply’s and manages end‐to‐end insurance business software solutions and services for the insurance industry.

Turnkey has a reputation of the highest standards in engineering excellence and invests heavily in R & D to ensure a future‐proof product in an industry that is constantly evolving and changing. Its uncompromising attention to detail has enabled it to achieve a distinctive 100% success rate in its implementation of insurance and bancassurance solutions across Africa.

Turnkey’s flagship product TurnQuest Insurance Suite, is one of the most dynamic products in the market providing a comprehensive and integrated set of applications built on a common platform that covers the entire insurance lifecycle and augmented by data and analytics capability that gives the insurer a 360‐degree view of the business.

As a Pan African organization, delivering real value to clients is core to Turnkey’s DNA. This culture is manifested in the makeup of the company through a combination of experience and energy that ensures a team that is uniquely suited to provide both thought leadership and innovative advice to clients.  With a dedicated team of over 100 professionals with extensive industry knowledge and expertise, Turnkey cares about getting it done!

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