Bode Akinboye

Bode-3Mr. Bode Akinboye – Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bode Akinboye is the Chief Executive Officer of the company. He has a verifiable and significant record of performance in the Insurance Industry. Until his assumption of office, he was the Vice Chairman of Gemrock Management Company Limited, the special purpose vehicle which acquired strategic stake in Standard Alliance Insurance Plc in December 2014. He had an exemplary career spanning close to twenty years as Financial Controller, AGM Oil/Energy, Financial Institution Marketing, Managing Director/Chief Executive and then Group Managing Director of Standard Alliance Group from where he left in 2009 to set up the private equity company.

As the then Group Managing Director/Group Chief Operating Officer of Standard Alliance Group, he was responsible for co-ordinating the strategic plans of the six-member company with focus on non-Life Insurance, Life Assurance, Pension Funds Administration, Asset Management, Mortgage Banking, Property and other investments.

Mr. Akinboye was responsible for driving the team that transformed Standard Alliance Group into one of the most formidable, innovative and profitable non-bank financial services groups in Nigeria. During his earlier tenure at Standard Alliance Insurance Plc, he led the team to achieve listing and quotation of the company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, grew its asset base to over N20bn and facilitated foreign direct investments of about USD$20m to the company.

A former Management Accountant with Industrial and General Insurance Plc (IGI) before joining Standard Alliance Insurance Plc, Mr. Akinboye is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); Member, Institute of Directors (IOD) and an Alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-African University. He is also a graduate of the Owner President Management Programme (OPM) and an Alumnus of Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He has attended various courses locally and internationally.

Mr. Akinboye served on the Governing Council of the Nigerian Insurers Association and was the Treasurer of the Association for four years.

He is a strategist in product packaging, marketing and corporate management; public speaker and an expert in capacity building and human resources development.