Who we areAPTAK is a non-profit making organization registered under the Societies Act, Chapter 108 of the Laws of Kenya.
- The main objective of the Association is to provide a forum for deliberations, discussions and consultations on prudent trusteeship and administration affecting members of the association and make recommendations, if any to the Retirement Benefits Authority and matters incidental thereto:
- We also seek to promote best practice in trusteeship and administration of retirement benefits through regular training and education and partnership with key national and regional players in the industry.
- The Association has no political affiliation with any political party and has non-political objectives.
ObjectivesThe specific objectives of the Association are:
- to provide a forum for dialogue among all retirement benefits Trustees and administrators so as to facilitate discussion on matters of common interest to members;
- to encourage and assist, where possible, joint retirement benefits Trustees and administration researches or other matters of interest to the Association or to her members;
- to avail opportunities for communication, dissemination of information, networking and partnership amongst members and other regional and international retirement benefits Trustees and administrators;
- to establish contacts and encourage exchange of information and experiences amongst members;
- to facilitate the promotion of retirement benefits trusteeship and administration awareness and training in the country;
- to cooperate and work closely with the Governments, regional and international organizations and other stakeholders in promoting retirement benefits trusteeship and administration development in the country;
- to encourage and promote settlement of disputes of a general nature affecting the collective interest of its members;
- to co-operate in the development of skills and competencies in the trusteeship and administration of retirement benefits;
- to foster transparency, good governance, share expertise and application of best practices in the retirement benefits trusteeship, administration and management amongst its members;
- to promote the development of legal mechanisms that will facilitate the harmonization of schemes benefits and qualifying criteria in order to facilitate cross border labour mobility; and
- to take steps which the Association may consider appropriate to protect the interests of Retirement Benefits Schemes operated by or associated with members of the Association.
- to set up institutions for formal training for pension trustees and administrators in liaison with other relevant institutions.
- to do such other things as may be necessary in furtherance of the purpose and objects of the Association.
GovernanceAPTAK is managed under the guidance of a council comprising 15 members, drawn from different pension schemes and elected by members. The Council is supported by four sub- committees each charged with responsibility to ensure the objectives of the association are realized. The members of the Council are:
- Dr. Hosea Kili
- CPA Charles S. Nyameino
- Peter Rotich
- Boniface M. Mwangangi
- Peter Rotich – Treasurer
- Caroline Kodo
- CPA Sylvia Nashipae
- Margaret Osure
- Fredrick Nzui
- Sammy Njeru
- Elijah Koskey
- Tom Mulwa
- Simon Wagubwa
- Isaac Mitei
- Godwin Simba
Sub-committeesThe four sub-committees of the APTAK are:
- Programs and Partnerships
- Membership and Finance
- Regulatory and Legislations