Mr. Shah is currently the Group Chief Executive of Apollo Investments Limited. Before taking over this position he was the CEO of APA Insurance from its inception from the merger of the General Insurance business of Apollo Insurance and Pan Africa Insurance. APA is a leading regional player. He is a Director of CDSC representing the Capital Markets Challenge Fund. Other directorships include APA Insurance Ltd, Barclays Bank of Kenya, APA Life Assurance, Apollo Asset Management, APA Insurance Uganda and Reliance Insurance Company Ltd in Tanzania.
He was the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the Insurance Industry. Recently he was one of the finalists of the Ernest and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Masters Category. Shah emerged a finalist in the All Africa Business Leaders Awards – 2015 (AABLA), under the category of Philanthropist of The Year 2015. He is the winner of the 2016 AABLA Entrepreneur of the Year Award- East Africa Chapter.
Mr. Shah’s education is in Applied Chemistry. Professionally he is a Chartered Insurer with ACII. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and an Associate of the Insurance Institute of Kenya (AIIK). He is a past Chairman of Association of Kenya Insurers (AKI).