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.
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 moving to Equity Indemnity Insurance Company in 1998. She joined Linkage Assurance Plc in 2003 specializing in placement of special risk businesses in the international Reinsurance markets, having established credible contacts with foreign and local reinsurers and has attended many insurance seminars including Marsh & McLennan Aviation and Aerospace seminar in London which enables the company place Aviation and other risks with “A” listed reinsurers.

In 2014, she was assigned to head the Claims department.

Mr Fagbemi Johnson

Chief Finance Officer

Johnson Fagbemi is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a member of Portfolio & Debt Management Institute. He is an alumni of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro. Johnson has over 20 years relevant working experience.

He was the Head, Life Account at Amicable Assurance Plc before joining Linkage Assurance Plc. He rose through the ranks and held the position of Deputy Finance Controller in Linkage for so many years before becoming Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Taoheed Sikiru
Chief Compliance Officer

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 a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Technology from the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) and an M.Sc in Management from the University of Lagos. He started his insurance career with ADIC Insurance (NSIA) and has worked with Cornerstone Insurance Plc, as Head, Research & Development, and Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc as Head Strategy & Planning.
He was instrumental to the crafting of the Board approved Strategy Documents at both Cornerstone Insurance Plc and Law Union & Rock Insurance PLC. Imo led roles in the formulation and implementation of the Solutions and Bancassurance model of former HEIRS Insurance (UBA Ins). He has expertise in Corporate Strategy, Strategic Change, Organization transformation, Products & Channels development, Performance Management as well as Reinsurance & Claims management and is currently tasked with the responsibility of growth and innovation at Linkage Assurance Plc.
He a member of Nigerian Institute of Management and the Strategic Planning Society (SPS) UK.

Mr. Humphrey Ozegbe

Head, Human Capital

Humphrey Ozegbe is a Human Resource Practitioner and Chartered Administrator. He is an Associate of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN) and the Chartered Institute of Administration (CIA). He holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Administration and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management.
He started his early working career in the manufacturing sector amongst other employments. He currently heads the Human Capital department of Linkage Assurance Plc. He joined Linkage Assurance Plc as a Senior Executive and rose through the ranks to Head, Remuneration & Compensation Unit of the Human Capital department and he was Head, Administration Department for over six years before he was reassigned to Head Human Capital Development.

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.