About Us

Who we are

Liberty Life Botswana was established in 2008 and is a specialist life insurance company which focuses on providing group based and individual risk insurance products for death, disability, critical illness and other life changing events. We make a difference in people’s lives by making their financial freedom possible.

As Liberty Life Botswana, we see it as our responsibility to empower our clients; individuals, small businesses and large corporate institutions in offering the best suitable risk benefit solutions for their staff or members.

Our business model is based on creating products that offer our clients financial freedom and peace of mind during unforeseen circumstances as well as forming strong partnerships. We have experience in creating solutions that work for and benefit our existing partners. We work together with them to understand their needs, and the needs of their customers to be able to design appropriate solutions.

Liberty Life Botswana is a subsidiary of Liberty Holdings, founded in 1957 by Sir Donald Gordon with the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to grow their wealth and leave a proud legacy for their family. Liberty has grown into an organisation with assets under management of R566 billion, more than 2,5 million clients and properties that cover 1,1 million square kilometres. With a presence in 15 African countries, Liberty has grown from being a South African life insurer to a Pan-African financial services company, offering asset management, investments, insurance and health products.

Our Vision

To be the trusted leader in insurance and investment in Africa and other chosen markets.

Why we are in business?

Through understanding the power of knowledge, we strive to pioneer new ways to guide people towards financial freedom.

Our Purpose

To make a difference in people's lives by helping them to orchestrate their financial freedom. This is our passion.

Liberty is not just our name. It's what we do

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Leadership Team

Joy Buno
Ms. Joy Buno
Managing Director

Joy Buno is the Managing Director at Liberty Life Botswana. She is a chartered accountant (ACCA), holding a bachelor’s degree in Accounting (BAcc) from the University of Botswana, a post-graduate certificate in Enterprise Risk Management from Botswana Accountancy College, and a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Derby. She is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as well as a fellow member of the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA).

Ms. Buno brings over 12 years of experience in financial services. She was previously Head of Finance at Liberty as well as her former employer and has over the years proven to be a visionary corporate executive who did not only excel at her primary role but was also instrumental in executing the overall business strategy.

Mooketsi Ramanteba
Mr. Mooketsi Ramanteba
Head of Risk & Compliance

Mooketsi is a seasoned Risk and Compliance professional with just over 19 years work experience. His background is in auditing, bank regulation and supervision, operational risk and compliance (including financial crime risk). Some of his key input in previous roles was leading team in consumer compliance examinations, customer due diligence remediation and active industry engagements in compliance related issues.

In his current role as Head of Risk and Compliance, he is responsible for among others embedding Liberty Life’s Risk Management and Compliance programme across the organisation in compliance with internal, Group and statutory requirements. He also acts as the company’s designated Compliance Officer with an overall responsibility to report to the organisation’s regulators and Board of Directors on Risk and Compliance matters.

He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering professional (ACCPA) holding an MBA from University of Stellenbosch Business School as well as a Bachelor of Accountancy (UB).

Ms. Gorata Kewakae
Ms. Gorata Kewakae
Head of Business Development - Retail

Gorata Kewakae is Head of Business Development - Retail at Liberty Life Botswana. Her role largely includes market development, expansion of retail distribution channels as well as sales and marketing. In her capacity, she drives retail strategy execution, and contributes to product development, stakeholder engagement and delivering customer experience.

Ms Kewakae has a professional career of over 15 years in business development, sales and marketing communications where she has achieved significant growth in organisations she has worked for. Her experience spans different industries such as telecommunications, tertiary education marketing and life insurance before joining Liberty Life Botswana in March 2016.
Ms Kewakae holds a MSc in Organisational Development from Unites States International University-Africa (Nairobi) and Bachelor of Communication from Griffith University (Australia). She also holds a Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in Long Term Insurance from Insurance Institute of Botswana. She Kewakae serves in the Ministry of International Trade and Investment Technical Working Group for Financial Inclusion.

Neo Beryl Ebineng
Mr. Thabiso Mosime-a-Kelaotswe
Head of Operations

Mr Thabiso Mosime-a-Kelaotswe holds Master of Science in Strategic Management from the University of Derby and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Botswana. In addition, he has COP (Retirements Funds) and ICiBS from the Insurance Institute of South Africa (IISA).

Thabiso has 15 years post graduate experience in the Non-Bank Financial Service Sector mostly in Retirement Fund Administration. His role as Head of Operation entails overall management and oversight of the Operations function of Liberty Life Botswana and the development and drive of the department’s strategy. This includes customer service, data management, claim processes and mitigation of risk and compliance exposure.

Thobo Sennanyana
Mr. Thobo Sennanyana
Head of Group Business

A seasoned service excellence champion with more than a decade and a half of experience in the medical aid industry (both from fund management and administration) and the FMCG industry. He is responsible for building strategic partnerships for Liberty Life Botswana, all group scheme acquisitions, and their relationship upkeeping, ensuring that our clients receive the bespoke solutions for their needs in accordance with regulatory requirements and Liberty Life Botswana’s philosophy.

Thobo is a holder of two bachelor's degrees, a BSc General from the University of Botswana and an Honours in Accounting and Finance from the University of Derby. He has received postgraduate certification in Enterprise Risk Management from Botswana Accountancy College and Management Development Programme from the University of Stellenbosch.

Whitney Kalaote-Moyo
Ms. Whitney Kalaote-Moyoto
Head of Finance

A qualified and experienced Chartered Accountant, boasting Botswana’s first BICA graduate accolade, Ms Kalaote-Moyo brings with her a wealth of knowledge from her over a decade experience in audit, financial accounting and tax from various industries.

She is a well-rounded professional and has over the years provided leadership and management to finance departments, with a tenacity to develop finance departments to effectively support the organizations targets. Whitney is passionate about accounting & finance and its contribution to the success of the organization.

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Contact Us

6th Floor, Fairscape Precinct,
Plot 70667
Private Bag 00168, Gaborone
t  +267 318 0262