Oye Hassan-Odukale holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Business Administration from the University of Houston, and has since 1994 held the position of Managing Director/ CEO of Leadway Assurance Company Limited, a foremost underwriting firm in Nigeria. His appointment was preceded by over 15 years of experience in insurance brokerage, underwriting, investments and general management.
Mr. Hassan-Odukale is a recipient of the national honor, Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) and sits on the board of several blue-chip companies in Nigeria. He was a Non-Executive Director on the Board of First Bank of Nigeria Plc. between 1999 and 2010 and he is the current Chairman of FBN Bank (UK) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of FirstBank in the city of London. Mr. Hassan-Odukale is a Munich Re scholar, Securities and Exchange Commission accredited Investment Manager and Portfolio Advisor. He is married with children and enjoys listening to music, reading and travelling.