Bode Akinboye is the Vice Chairman. A financial service professional and Entrepreneur with focus on marketing, Business development, Improvements, Strategic Planning and Corporate Restructuring.
He has an exemplary career spanning over to 24 (Twenty Fours) years in Financial Services as Management Accountant of Industrial and General Insurance Plc and later as Financial Controller, AGM Oil/Energy, Financial Institution Marketing, Managing Director and Chief Executive and then Group Managing Director/Group Chief Operating Officer of Standard Alliance Group (a one stop financial services group) with General Insurance, Life Assurance, Pension Funds Administration, Mortgage Banking, Asset Management and Property Investment subsidiaries During this period he led the team to achieve listing and quotation of SA Insurance on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and facilitated foreign direct investment of about USD 20 million for the company.
In January 2015, Bode led a group of investors in setting up Gemrock Management Company, a Special Purpose Vehicle used to acquire Strategic stake in Standard Alliance Insurance Plc and was subsequently appointed as the Group Managing Director/CEO to lead the turnaround of the company. Bode is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (FCA), Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM), Member, Institute of Directors (M. IoD) and an Alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS). He is also a graduate of the Owner President Management Program (OPM) and an Alumnus of Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.
He is a strategist in products packaging, marketing and corporate management, a teacher, public speaker, and an expert in capacity building and human resources development. He has attended various courses locally and internationally.