Gbenga Olasogba

Gbenga Olasogba – Head, Audit & Internal Control

Mr. Olasogba holds Master of Science degree (M.sc) in Economics from Enugu State University of Science and Technology Enugu 2011 ,  Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Bayero University Kano 2005 and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi 2000. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) , Associate of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (CNA), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria(ACIT), Associate of The Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ACPA), Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria (FICA) and Member of Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Miami Florida USA .

He has over twenty years of both brains-on and hands-on experience in Insurance Accounting from various insurance companies and through professional and management courses.

Mr Olasogba began his professional accounting career with Kano State Insurance Limited in May 1996 as a senior accountant responsible for the financial accounting reporting and asset management. His hands-on experience also includes a 4-year stint as the Assistance General Manager Finance and Accounts of UnityKapital Assurance Plc (2007 – 2011). Before joining Standard Alliance Plc Mr Olasogba was the Chief Finance Officer of VeritasKapital Assurance Plc formerly Unitykapital Insurance Plc. While in UnityKapital he supervised such functions as Budgeting, Treasury, Banking Operations, Assets Management, Corporate Finance, Regulatory Compliance. Between September 2014 and May 2015 he was the Acting Managing Director Chief Executive Officer.

His competencies include financial controls, system design, corporate financing, human resources management, risk and assets management.  He has the ability to coordinate a team of colleagues for strategic planning, management of resources optimally and complying with statutory and regulatory reporting requirements.  He has attended several courses both locally and internationally including ORACLE based Premier e-Accounting Financial Software training (3i INFOTECH in Dubai U.A.E), ACAMS 12th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference in Las Vegas, NV USA, Europe ACAMS 10th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference London; etc.

He is married with children.