Mr. Nelson Akerele

Group Head, Retail

Mr. Nelson Akerele has over 20 years practical experience in insurance underwriting, marketing and broking in Nigeria.  Prior to joining Royal Exchange in 2006, he was the Group Head, Technical Operations of Standard Alliance Insurance and later Group Head Marketing. Mr. Akerele had previously worked with Glanvill Enthoven & Co. Insurance Brokers Limited and was the pioneer CEO of MBC Insurance Brokers Limited.

An astute insurance professional and trainer in risk management, leadership and strategy, Mr. Akerele also has an in-depth knowledge of General insurance practice and Life underwriting/marketing; Engineering, Special risk arrangements and Bonds. He studied Insurance at the Kano State Polytechnic, Kano and is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London (ACII), and Nigeria (ACIIN), Fellow, Institute of Direct Marketing Nigeria (FDMN) and an Alumnus of the prestigious IBM Marketing College Warbrook, London.

He was the Regional Director, Lagos-South, Royal Exchange General Insurance Company (REGIC) until his recent appointment as the Group Head, Retail, Royal Exchange Plc.