Mr. Adeyemo Adejumo
Mr. Adeyemo Adejumo is a Chartered Insurer with over 30 (Thirty) years of experience in the Insurance Industry. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (BSc.) in Biochemistry from the University of Ife, Ile Ife, Osun State and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba.
Mr. Adeyemo Adejumo worked with the National Insurance Corporation of Nigeria from 1979 to 1986 and then Continental Re were he started as a Technical Manager in 1986 and rose to the position of Managing Director/CEO in October 1995 up to 2010. As a result of his leadership and legacy, Continental Re Plc is a leading Private Reinsurance Company in Africa today.
He served as the President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and presided over the Council of Chartered Insurance Institute and headed various Committees of the Institute to strengthen Corporate Governance.
He also served as a Director on the Board of Equity Life Insurance Company Limited; Great Nigeria Insurance Plc; Zimre-Maputo, Mozambique, Southern Africa; Alliance Capital Stock Brokers; Competent Insurance Brokers; Cornerstone Insurance Company and Royal Exchange General Insurance.
The nature of his work has led him to interact with underwriters such as Munich Re, Swiss Re and Brokers such as Alexander Howden, Steward Wrightson, J. B. Boda and other top professionals in the industry.
He has attended several Professional Development Training in the following areas; Underwriting and Reinsurance, Management Appreciation, Managing by Objectives, Staff Development Workshop, Fire Risk Management and Underwriting, Finance Programme for Senior Executives, Chief Executive Programme.
Mr. Adeyemo Adejumo is the author of several key publications among which are: The Challenges of Continuous Professional Development Insurer’s View Point; The Millenium Bug, Implication for the Insurance Industry; International Trends and Development-Impact on a Regional Market.
He is a highly respected personality in the Africa Insurance Market and also very active in the Africa Insurance Organisation, West Africa Organisation, FANAF and the French Insurance Body.
He is an active advocate for community development and plays a great role in engaging community stakeholders for development.