Akinola Odusami

Mr. Akinola Odusami is a graduate of Insurance from Lagos State College of Science & Technology (Now Lagos State Polytechnic). He also holds a BSc in Economics and Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Ambrose Alli University. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Brokers (ACIB) and a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London.

He started his Insurance career in 1982 with Alm-Adams Insurance Brokers as Trainee. Between 1987 and 1993, after his national youth service, he joined Kal & Kay Insurance Brokers and moved to Minet Nigeria and thereafter to Glanvill Ethoven Nigeria (Both are Multinational Insurance Broking firms).

In 1994, he was engaged to establish Linkage Assurance Plc, as the pioneer head of operations. He was seconded to All States Trust Bank Plc in 1998 to head their Insurance Unit.

Akinola pioneered the establishment of an Insurance-Owned Bank for the Nigerian Insurance Industry where he served as the Project Manager. He is an astute Insurance Professional. His experience and profound knowledge of insurance business and practice led to his appointment as Consultant to the Lagos State Government to establish the Insurance Department for the Ministry of Finance.

Until his appointment to the Board of LASACO Assurance Plc, he was the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Smoothway Insurance Brokers Ltd.

He has a proven track record of over 25 years working experience in Banking, Public Sector and Insurance (Broking and Underwriting).

He has attended several training locally and internationally both on Insurance, Risk & General Management.

Authorised and Regulated by the National Insurance Commission (RIC 023)