BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Trust our team of directors with several years of combined professional experience
to cater the group’s businesses
Founder/Group CEO, Thrive Group
OMOTAYO GABRIEL MORONKEJI AJANI
B.Sc., MBA, FICA, ACIB (Nigeria), ACIB (Scotland), MNIM
Founder/Group CEO, Thrive Group
Omotayo Ajani, a ‘University Scholar’ has his first degree in Accounting from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He is an Experienced Corporate & Investment Banking professional with skills required to originate, execute and monitor transactions across the entire value chain, via product knowledge, relationship and people management.
‘Tayo’s first stint in Travels Management started when he was a Relationship Director, Transport & Aviation at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA). Then, he was directly responsible for managing the needs of Foreign & Nigerian Airlines, Travel Agents and the IATA relationships which was just starting in Nigeria. The idea of starting Thrive Travels & Tours Limited is driven by his wealth of knowledge and keen interest in Travels Management business.
He features over 23 years working experience (mostly as Head, Corporate Bank) with different foreign & Nigerian Financial Institutions including Citibank, Access Bank, UBA, Oceanic/Ecobank and Keystone Bank.
‘Tayo is a Full Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and Scotland. Also, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration.
MD/CEO, THRIVE INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED
AKINWALE ADEGBOYEGA ADEDOYIN
B.Sc., MBA, FCA, FCIB (Banking), FCIS (Lon), FCTI, ACII, ACIB (Ins. Brokerage)
MD/CEO, Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited
Akinwale Adegboyega Adedoyin is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited. He is a seasoned insurer and an erudite accountant and banker. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Accounting as well as MBA in Finance & Accounting. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Fellow, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, London (ICSA) and Fellow, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He is also an Associate member of many professional bodies amongst which are Chartered Institute of Insurance of Nigeria and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
He has experience in various sectors of the economy spanning over twenty-five (25) years among which are Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (Gateway Radio), Abeokuta, Guinea Insurance Plc, Excel Insurance Brokers and Coral International Insurance Company Limited, BDO OFO Consulting Limited (an offshoot of Coopers and Lybrand), Intercontinental Bank Plc, Intercontinental Finance and Investment Limited and Access Bank Plc among others.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THRIVE INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED
TOKUNBO ABIOLA OLAYIWOLA
Executive Director, Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited
Tokunbo Abiola Olayiwola holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from Federal University of Technology Minna. She has garnered over 8 years working experience with leading Insurance and financial Institutions.
Tokunbo started her Insurance career with Mutual Benefits Insurance Plc where she played a key role in business development in the Ikoyi region. She had also handled different Marketing and Business Development functions while working with Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc.
Her experience spans across Product Development, Sales & Marketing, Business Development and Financial Management. She is an Executive Director at Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited. Tokunbo is also an Executive Director on the board of Paradise Forex BDC Limited. She is currently at the concluding stage of being a chartered insurer (CII UK).
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, THRIVE TRAVELS & TOURS LIMITED
Executive Director, Thrive Travel & Tours Limited
Oluwatoyin Adewuyi holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Transport
Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho with
specialization on Aviation and Maritime. She has Diploma in Foundation on
Travel and Tourism (IATA). She also has Master’s degree in Transportation
Planning and Management from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Toyin has worked with different organizations in the Financial Institutions,
Transportation and Maritime sectors ranging from Sterling Bank Plc, Bollore
Africa Logistics (SDV), Lagos State Ministry of Transportation and Vehicle
Licensing and Inspection office. She has taken several training in the areas
of Travels, Tourisms, Airfares and Ticketing, IATA/UFTAA.
She’s also an
expert on all GDS portal.
Her interest in Transportation Management, Travels and Tourism started from
the youthful years. Hence, her decision to choose a related career path as
reflected in the educational background and work experience. Oluwatoyin was
recently appointed as an Executive Director of Thrive Travels & Tours Limited.
OLALEKAN ADESINA ADELEKE
B.Sc., M.Sc., MBA
Olalekan Adesina Adeleke holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Industrial and Production Engineering from University of Ibadan, the Nigerian premier higher institution. He also holds an MBA degree from the prestigious Robert Gordon University Business School, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. He has over 15 years working experience in leading brands like Ecobank Plc (the Pan African Bank), Conoil Plc (formerly National Oil Plc) and Pricedove Energy Limited before veering into private business. He is the founder & MD/CEO of Whitebricks Construction Limited (a property development & marketing company).
He is also a member of Board of Directors of other companies like Cocoon Oil & Gas Limited, Cocoon Midstream Specialties Limited, Laykcan Global Services Limited and Paradise Forex BDC Limited. Lekan is a Non-Executive Director at Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited.
DANIEL SUNKANMI OLADEPO
Daniel Sunkanmi Oladepo holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Geography & Master of Business Administration from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
He has handled Sales & Marketing functions with leading brands like Nestle Foods Nigeria Plc and Investment One (formerly GTB Assets Managements). He is also a Statistician with the National Bureau of Statistics, Abuja. Sunkanmi is a Non-Executive Director at Thrive Insurance Brokers Limited.