Board of Directors
Mr. Yinka Sanni
Mr. Yinka Sanni is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Limited. He is currently the Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, the parent Company of Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Limited and a member of the Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets. Prior to assuming this role, he was the Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC. Yinka was the pioneer Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited. He was also the pioneer Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Asset Management Limited, a company he grew from start up to Nigeria’s leading independent asset management and stockbroking firm.
He has a wealth of experience spanning close to three decades in financing, capital raising, M&A and privatization advisory. He has a broad-based knowledge of various areas of business having attended several programs and trainings. He holds a Bachelors degree of Agricultural Economics from The University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he emerged as the best graduating student of the Faculty in 1987. He subsequently obtained an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He has also undertaken the Harvard Business School, Boston, Advanced Management Programme (AMP) and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria.
Mr. Anselem Igbo
Mr. Igbo is the Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Limited. He is an accomplished insurer with over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of insurance, underwriting and claims. Mr. Igbo joined Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC as Head, Collateral Administration in January 2014 and has since then demonstrated enthusiasm for success and exceptional service delivery.
Mr. Eric Fajemisin
Mr. Eric Fajemisin is a Non-executive Director of Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers. He is the Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Ltd (SIPML). Mr. Fajemisin has had extensive experience in banking and financial services spanning over 25 years during which period he acquired practical and in-depth knowledge in investment banking, Multilateral sector Financing, Debt Syndication, Equity Placement, Financial Advisory, Pension Fund Portfolio Management.
Joyce Uredi holds a Bachelor's degree in Geography and Regional Planning, as well as an M.Sc in Environmental Management and an MBA from Said Business School, University of Oxford. Joyce has had extensive experience in the banking sector, spanning a period of over 16 years. She was the pioneer Head of Relationship Banking in Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC and is currently the Head of Customer Channels.
Duncan Wattam is a Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance from the University of Stellenbosch, as well as Post-graduate Honours in Finance and Accounting from the University of Natal. Duncan has extensive experience within the Standard Bank Group, spanning a period of over 14 years. He was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Standard Bank Wealth, and is currently the Global Head, Wealth Distribution in Standard Bank.
Sakeenat Bakare – Chief Operating Officer
Sakeenat is responsible for providing strategic leadership to ensure that Business Development, Technical Operations and related services deliver on the vision of Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Limited. She has well over a decade’s experience in financial services spanning pension and non-pension asset management, fund administration, business administration, strategy and product management.
In her previous roles, she has been Head - Product Management at Stanbic IBTC Bank, where she was responsible for the delivery of beneficial value to both customers and shareholders through product solutions. As Business Manager in both Stanbic IBTC Bank and Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited, she was in charge of driving strategic initiatives in the businesses; and as Head Business Operations, she had oversight for Customer Service, Finance, Administration, Investment Operations and Fund Administration units where she successfully oversaw the set up of various collective investment schemes and the implementation of a number of fund strategies. Sakeenat is a graduate of the Executive MBA program from the prestigious INSEAD Business School, France. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Lagos, she is also a Chartered Accountant and has completed levels I and II on the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.
Ibiyemi Mezu - Head, Business Development
Ibiyemi is an alumni of the Harvard Business School and the Lagos Business School. She also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, and a Masters degree in International Business Economics from the University of Westminster UK.
She has over 16 years’ experience in Finance, Strategy, Customer Service, Sales & Marketing and Corporate Branding & Communication. Prior to joining Stanbic IBTC she was Regional Manager Sales and Marketing in Pensions Alliance Limited where she was responsible for various strategic management projects and oversaw the development and implementation of business processes, organic business growth and customer retention strategies. She held several positions including Group Head Pension Service Center, Group Head of Benefits & Payment, and Head Strategy amongst several others. She was a member of the Management Investment Committee and also a member for the pension industry - PENOP Branding Committee. Prior to joining Pensions Alliance Limited she worked at NSL LMC and Sahara Energy Resource Limited. She is currently responsible for the coordination of Sales and Business Development drive for Stanbic IBTC Insurance brokers.
Oresanya Adebisi – Head, Claims
Adebisi is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. He qualified as an associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) in April, 2013. He is also an associate member of the institute for operations research of Nigeria (INFORN).
He started his insurance career with AIICO Insurance Plc in 2008 as an engineer in the claims department where he was trained on inspection and adjustment of losses. After two successful years in AIICO, he proceeded to WAPIC Insurance Plc in 2010 where he served in different roles in underwriting, survey, claims and sales for five years six months. He joined Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers (SIIB) in August, 2015.
Victor Ukpai – Risk and Compliance Officer
Victor Ukpai is the Risk and Compliance officer responsible for Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers Limited “SIIBL. Victor has over 10 years cognate experience in the financial industry spanning pension fund administration and asset management. Prior to joining Risk Management and Compliance, Victor was team lead in Fund Accounting Unit of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited. He holds a first degree in Accounting. He is a chartered accountant and presently a student of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute.
Dr. Obinnaya Onyekwere – Human Capital Business Partner
His current role has seen him oversee the human resource requirements of Stanbic IBTC Insurance Brokers a position he has held from the inception of the business. In his position, he has significantly impacted the organizational efficiency of the business by implementing HR processes and initiatives that support the organizations goals and strategic objectives.
Over the past three years, Obinnaya has served in various businesses within the Stanbic IBTC Group. He has over eight years post qualification experience spanning across Medical, Client Services, Sales, Relationship Management and Behavioural Change Management.
A certified Life Coach and NLP (neuro linguistic programming) practitioner, Obinnaya holds a Doctor of Optometry degree (OD) from Abia State University and is currently running an MBA course at the National Open University of Nigeria.