Dr. Pius Apere
Managing Director/CEO

He holds a B.Sc from the University of Lagos, M.Sc and PhD in Actuarial Science from CASS Business School, City University in London. He is a Fellow of Institute of Insurance, London. He worked at Ajibola Ogunshola & Co (Actuarial & Financial Consultants) in Nigeria from 1986-1989. He was the Life Manager at Unity Life & Insurance Company in Nigeria from 1989-1991. He was Consulting Partner at Chike Oyeka & Co (Actuarial Consultants) Nigeria from 1991-1992 and worked as the Head of Life Insurance Department at Cornerstone Insurance Company in Nigeria in 1992.
He worked as an Actuarial analyst for Lloyds Banking Group (HBOs), in Bristol, United Kingdom from 2008-2010 and with Ernst & Young in London from 2010-2011. In 2011 he assumed position of Managing Director of Achor Actuarial Services Limited in London before joining Linkage Assurance Plc as Deputy Managing Director.
Mr. Foluso Adedeji
Group Head, Marketing

He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, London. He holds an MBA in marketing management from Lagos State University, Nigeria. He started his insurance career with NEM Insurance Plc, worked with Hogg Robinson Nigeria; a leading insurance broking company in the industry, and Lexington International Insurance Company, before joining Central Insurance Company in 1994 where he rose to the position of Deputy General Manager (Marketing).
As a renowned marketer who has operated in the insurance market for over 20 years, Foluso is an insurance practitioner with proven track record, has served the insurance industry in several capacities including insurance broking, underwriting and insurance marketing.
Mr. Anthony Saiki
Head, Oil and Gas

He obtained his Masters' degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London and the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. He worked with the insurance department of NNPC, moved to Hogg Robinson and left as an Assistant Manager for VTL Insurance Brokers as a pioneer staff.
He joined Linkage afterwards as Head of Underwriting, and pioneered as the Head of the Oil and gas unit. He is the Head, Oil and Gas & Special Perils, Linkage Assurance Plc.
Mr. Friday Amaechi
Group Head, Technical

He is a Chartered Insurer and holds an Associate Diploma from the Chartered Insurance Institute of London (ACII) and Nigeria (ACIIN). He began his insurance career with UNIC Insurance Plc before joining International Standard Insurers Limited in 1993, where he rose to the position of Deputy Manager, Fire and Accident Department. His experience in the insurance industry spans over two decades with established track records.
Ms. Mayen Umoren
Head, Reinsurance and Claims

She holds a Masters of Business Administration (Marketing) degree from Delta State University, Abraka. She is also an Insurance diploma graduate from the West African Insurance Institute, Monrovia, Liberia and a senior member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. Her insurance career started with Nigerian Reinsurance Corporation in 1984 before she moved to Equity Indemnity Insurance Company in 1998.
She joined Linkage Assurance Plc in 2003 specializing in placement of special risk businesses in international reinsurance marketing, having established credible contacts with foreign reinsurers and has attended the Marsh & Mclennan Aviation and Aerospace seminar in London.
Mrs. Hilda Ozoh
Chief Compliance Officer

Hilda holds a Masters in Business Administration, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. She is a seasoned professional accountant who possesses diverse competencies and experience which spans over accounting practice, shipping, banking and insurance industries.
She was the Head, Management, Audit & Investigation Department of Abacus Merchant Bank; and worked at New Line Insurance Company as the Financial Controller. She served the Federal Republic of Nigeria as Head of Finance at Nigeria Unity line; the nation’s shipping company before joining Central Insurance Company as Assistant General Manager Finance/Investment. She is presently the president of the Accounting Technical Committee of Nigeria Insurance Association.
Mr. Philip Ikhianosime
Head, Management Services

Philip is a Human Resource Management professional with practical experience in the field spanning over 18 years. He worked at Prudent Merchants as Assistant Manager (Personnel) in 1995. He served as Assistant Manager (HR & Training) at Cost-Value-Time Consultants in 1997 before crossing to Central Insurance Company Limited in 2000 and rose to become as Head, Human Resources in 2002.
He served as Head Human Capital Development in Linkage Assurance Plc in 2010 and rose to become Head, Management Services in 2013.
He has helped to develop and deliver various employee performance improvement projects and his practical experience in Human resource Management cuts across manufacturing, consulting and insurance industries.
Mr. Taoheed Sikiru
Head, Internal Audit

He holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA)- Finance as well as Masters in International Affairs & Diplomacy. Taoheed is an Associate Chartered Accountant and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance. He worked as a senior Auditor in Ahmed Zakari & Co (Chartered Accountants) in 2005 and moved to FinBank in 2007.
He rose to become Resident Internal Auditor in 2009 before moving to International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in 2012 where he worked in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone in his professional capability.
He has attended recognized conferences and seminars organised by reputable organisations such as Deloitte and ICAN.
Mr. Imo O. Imo
Head, Strategy and Business Development

Imo holds an M.Sc. in Management from the University of Lagos. He is Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management, the New York Academy of Science and the Strategic Planning Society (SPS) UK with more than 15 years experience. He led role in the design and establishment of the Solutions and Bancassurance model of UBA Insurance as well as that of Cornerstone PLC.
He was instrumental to the production of Cornerstone PLC and Law Union & Rock Insurance PLC Board approved Strategy Document.
He was the Head of Strategy/ Project Manager of the team that worked with the Zimnat Group of Zimbabwe during the Due diligence project for their appointment as Technical Partners with Cornerstone Plc.

Mr. Damilare Ezekiel Adewale

Ag. Head, Information Technology

Damilare holds a Masters Degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of South Wales, United Kingdom where he graduated with distinction. He is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, a CompTIA A+ Certified IT Technician and a Cisco Certified Network Associate-Wireless.
He started his career while in school as an IT Consultant, and on graduation he joined Goldlink Insurance Plc, where he was responsible for the operations of the IT department in 5 states in the South/South region from 2009-2012. He was also a premium IT Expert for Fixya Inc. USA from 2009-2013 and has been a Software Consultant for some companies in Nigeria since 2012.
He is a STEM Ambassador for Science in the UK, a member of the British Computer Society (BCS), an Associate of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET-UK), a member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE-USA) and a member of the Australian Computer Society (ACS); He is currently the Ag. Head, IT and Consultant Software Engineer of the company.