OUR BOARD & MANAGEMENT TEAM
Trust our team of directors with several years of combined
professional experience to cater to your insurance needs
OMOTAYO GABRIEL MORONKEJI AJANI
B.Sc., MBA, FICA, ACIB (Nigeria), ACIB (Scotland), MNIM
Omotayo Ajani, a ‘University Scholar’ holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Accounting from the University of Ilorin. He also has an Executive MBA from Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic (formerly Pan African) University and Bangor University, United Kingdom.
‘Tayo is a Full Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and Scotland. Also, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration.
He started his banking career in 1992 as a Management Trainee in Kapital Merchant Bank Limited and later joined Citibank Nigeria same year.
He features over 23 years working experience (mostly as Head, Corporate Banking) with different foreign & Nigerian financial institutions including Citibank, Access Bank, UBA, Oceanic/Ecobank & Keystone Bank. His areas of expertise include Marketing and new Relationship Development, Deal Originating & Structuring, Leadership & People Management and Credit Analysis & Risk Management.
Tayo’s first stint in Insurance started while acting as a Director on the board of KBL Healthcare Limited where he played vital role in turning the business from a loss to profit making entity. He is currently the chairman of Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited.
AKINWALE ADEGBOYEGA ADEDOYIN
B.Sc., MBA, FCA, FCIB (Banking), FCIS (Lon), FCTI, ACII, ACIB (Ins. Brokerage)
Akinwale Adegboyega Adedoyin is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited. He is a seasoned insurer and an erudite accountant and banker. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Accounting as well as MBA in Finance & Accounting. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Fellow, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, London (ICSA) and Fellow, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He is also an Associate member of many professional bodies amongst which are Chartered Institute of Insurance of Nigeria and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
He has experience in various sectors of the economy spanning over twenty-five (25) years among which are Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (Gateway Radio), Abeokuta, Guinea Insurance Plc, Excel Insurance Brokers and Coral International Insurance Company Limited, BDO OFO Consulting Limited (an offshoot of Coopers and Lybrand), Intercontinental Bank Plc, Intercontinental Finance and Investment Limited and Access Bank Plc among others.
TOKUNBO ABIOLA OLAYIWOLA
Tokunbo Abiola Olayiwola holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from Federal University of Technology Minna. She has garnered over 8 years working experience with leading Insurance and financial Institutions.
Tokunbo started her Insurance career with Mutual Benefits Insurance Plc where she played a key role in business development in the Ikoyi region. She had also handled different Marketing and Business Development functions while working with Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc.
Her experience spans across Product Development, Sales & Marketing, Business Development and Financial Management. She is an Executive Director at Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited. Tokunbo is also an Executive Director on the board of Paradise Forex BDC Limited. She is currently at the concluding stage of being a chartered insurer (CII UK).
OLALEKAN ADESINA ADELEKE
Olalekan Adesina Adeleke holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Industrial and Production Engineering from University of Ibadan, the Nigerian premier higher institution. He also holds an MBA degree from the prestigious Robert Gordon University Business School, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. He has over 15 years working experience in leading brands like Ecobank Plc (the Pan African Bank), Conoil Plc (formerly National Oil Plc) and Pricedove Energy Limited before veering into private business. He is the founder & MD/CEO of Whitebricks Construction Limited (a property development & marketing company).
He is also a member of Board of Directors of other companies like Cocoon Oil & Gas Limited, Cocoon Midstream Specialties Limited, Laykcan Global Services Limited and Paradise Forex BDC Limited. Lekan is a Non-Executive Director at Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited.
DANIEL SUNKANMI OLADEPO
Daniel Sunkanmi Oladepo holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Geography & Master of Business Administration from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
He has handled Sales & Marketing functions with leading brands like Nestle Foods Nigeria Plc and Investment One (formerly GTB Assets Managements). He is also a Statistician with the National Bureau of Statistics, Abuja. Sunkanmi is a Non-Executive Director at Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited.
We value team work. We are confident we have the right team in place to deliver world class service to our numerous clients
HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Esosa Eva holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Accounting from the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma. Esosa is a Fellow of the Institute of chartered Accountant of Nigeria. She also has an MBA (in view) from the University of Bradford United Kingdom.
She has 18 years of work experience which spans through Audit firms, Telecommunications, oil and gas, investment Banking and lately insurance.
She started her career in 2002 when she joined Giwa-Osagie and Co (Chartered Accountants) as Audit trainee, and later held other positions i.e. NLNG (Junior Auditor), MTN Communications Ltd (corporate Administrator), Airtel Networks Ltd (Accountant), Visafone Communications Ltd. (Compliance Officer), Alpha Morgan Capital Managers Ltd. (Head Compliance and Operations).
Esosa is currently the Head of Business Development of Thrive Insurance Brokers.
HEAD, TECHNICAL OPERATION & BUSINESS SERVICE
Olaitan Ayanda is currently the Head, Technical Operation and Business Service of Thrive Insurance Brokers Nigeria Limited.
Before joining Thrive Insurance Brokers Nigeria Limited, he spent almost 10years with Plum Insurance Brokers where he worked as an Account Officer, Technical Assistant and rose to the position of Technical Executive.
He attended the Lagos State Polytechnic where he obtained both National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Banking & Finance.
He is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN)
HEAD, ACCOUNTS & FINANCE
Opeyemi Okemakinde holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Accounting from Lagos State University. He is a graduate member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and also holds a Proficiency Certificate in Management.
He started his career 2014 as an Internal Auditor in Mega Depcorn Group and later joined Glanvil Enthoven Group in 2017. He has over 5 years’ experience and his area of expertise include Business Advisory, Data Gathering Analysis, Process improvement and Risk management.
Opeyemi’s first stint in insurance started while he was an Accountant in Glanvill Enthoven Group. He is currently the Head, Accounts & Finance of Thrive Insurance Brokers Nigeria Limited.
HEAD, BRANDING & CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Oluwafolakemi Adekoya holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Plant Biology from University of Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK where she also holds has a Certificate in Professional Marketing.
‘Folakemi started her career in 2014 as an intern at C&F Porter Novelli, a public relations agency where she grew interest in communications. She has over 5 years’ experience in corporate communications, brand management, content development, public relations and marketing communications across online and offline platforms.
She is currently the Head, Branding & Content Management of Thrive Insurance Brokers Nigeria Limited where she manages the company’s digital media platforms and branding activities.
Dare Anifat, holds a Higher National Diploma in Insurance from Lagos State Polytechnic Ikorodu.
Anifat is currently working at Thrive Insurance Brokers Nigeria limited as an Executive Trainee in the Business Development department.
HEAD OF ADMIN AND IT
Akinola Ogunmodede holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Federal University of Technology Akure.
He has over 4 years working experience with Combined All Risks Insurance Brokers Nigeria Limited. He started his Insurance career with Thrive Insurance Brokers, handling the social media channels then moved on to join the Retail/SME department where he played a key role in business development.
Akinola is presently the Head of Admin and IT for Thrive Insurance Brokers.
HEAD, CORPORATE & FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Akinwale Mariam, holds a HND I’m insurance from Lagos state polytechnic. She is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN).
Mariam has worked with Consolidated Hallmark Insurance as a Senior Financial Advisor, from there she also worked with Green Pacific Insurance Broker, the position of Head of Operations.
Mariam is currently working with Thrive Insurance Brokers Nigeria as the Head of Corporate and Financial Institutions in the organization.