Mr. Oye Hassan-Odukale Oye Hassan-Odukale holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Business Administration from the University of Houston, and has since 1994 held the position of Managing Director/CEO of Leadway Assurance Company Limited, a leading Insurance Company in Nigeria. His appointment was preceded by several years of experience in insurance brokerage, underwriting, investments and general management.
Oye is a recipient of the national honor, Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) and sits on the board of a number of companies in Nigeria, both for profit and non–profit. He was a Non-Executive Director on the Board of First Bank of Nigeria Plc; and now the current Chairman of FBNBank (UK) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of FirstBank. He is also the current Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) and a member of the Board of Special Olympics Nigeria. Oye is a Munich Re scholar and has attended executive programmes at Harvard Business School and Lagos Business School. He is married with children and enjoys listening to music, reading and travelling.
Executive Director (Financial Services & Systems)
Mr. Tunde Hassan-Odukale is a graduate of the University of London and City University, London. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Pure Mathematics and a Postgraduate Diploma in Actuarial Science.
He is on the board of directors of various blue-chip companies, which includes First Bank of Nigeria Limited and Digital Jewels Limited.
Mr. Tunde Hassan-Odukale has a strong bias for Information Technology and is the head of our Strategic IT planning committee.
Executive Director (General Business)
Ms. Adetola Adegbayi is a Legal Practitioner with extensive experience in legal research, corporate legal practice, insurance and financial services. She holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree of the University of South Wales and a Master of Laws Degree of the University of Bristol, England, graduating with distinction in Jurisprudence.
She is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, London, Associate, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK. She holds an Advanced Management Certificate of the Harvard Business School, Boston Massachusetts.
Head of Life Business
Mr.Tinashe Muyambo is an experienced Actuarial professional; a graduate of Actuarial Studies of University of Melbourne, and a member of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia (IAA).
Prior to joining Leadway Assurance, he was Head, Africa Consulting at Towers Watson, United Kingdom. He will be responsible for the coordination of Life Business and actuarial activities.
Divisional Director / General business commercial
Mr. Gboyega Lesi studied Civil Engineering at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. His professional insurance career started 21 years ago as a trainee risk surveyor. Since then he has gained experience in several aspects of risk management, insurance broking, underwriting, product development, Bancassurance and sales. Mr. Lesi has attended several courses over the years (locally and abroad) particularly in the areas of insurance underwriting, risk management, strategy, management, operations and marketing. Apart from a B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering, Mr. Lesi possesses an MBA from Aston University in Birmingham, UK. Mr. Lesi is also an Associate (ACII) of the Chartered Insurance institute of London and Nigeria. And a member of the Chartered Management Institute (MCMI) of London.
Mr. Sunday Oroleke holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B) from the Obafemi Awolowo University and is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Prior to his joining the company, he spent some years working in the Lagos office of Gboye Gbolagunte & Co where he acquired broad litigation and commercial law experience.
He joined LEADWAY Assurance Company Ltd in 2005 as the Legal Affairs Manager. Mr. Sunday Oroleke has since then headed the department until he was appointed as the Acting Company Secretary on 6th December 2012.
Mr. Oroleke was confirmed the Company Secretary on December 7, 2013, by the Board of Directors.
Head, Human Resources Department
Mrs. Kunbi Adeoti holds a bachelor degree in Economics and MBA General Management both from Obafemi Awolowo University. She is a certified professional with the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and a Senior Certified Professional of the Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Kunbi Adeoti is also a member of other local professional bodies like CIPM and NITAD. Her interests are in general Human Resources, organizational development, learning and effectiveness as well as change management. Prior to joining Leadway Assurance as Head, Human Resources Department (Divisional Director), she was a Principal Partner at Talent Centrix Consultancy. She believes in excellence and has demonstrated same in the course of her HR career spanning the Telecoms and Financial sectors.