Graduated with distinction from College of Insurance and Risk Management, The Gambia. He started his insurance career with NICON, the foremost insurance company in Nigeria. His close to a decade stay in NICON afforded him a grounded footing and exposure to various facets of insurance practice ranging from underwriting of General Business and Claims to Personnel management.
He joined HNB Trustees in 1996 as Head of Insurance where he resigned to join HTL Insurance Brokers. He demonstrated his zeal for hard work when he combined busy office schedule at work with academic pursuit and completed the Associateship Examinations of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria in 1995 and MBA (Insurance & Risk Management) in 2002. He is equally an Associate of The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) and Associate Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). He was until recently the General Manager/CEO Operations Legacy Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Irunna is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from Enugu State University of Science and Technology. She also obtained a masters degree in International Human Resources Management at Cranfield University – Cranfield School of Management. She is passionate about Arts and Culture, Children, Education and Poverty Alleviation. She currently serves as the Head, Learning & Development at Fidelity Bank Plc.
He is the chief lecturer, department of urban and regional planning, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic. He was a former rector, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta and past president of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners. He is a past president of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria as well as the Chairman, African Planning Association. He currently runs a private consultancy.
Mrs. Solarin has a law degree and is member of the Nigerian Bar Association. She worked with Jardine Insurance Brokers before returning to Nigeria to join New Line Insurance in January 1996. She rose to the position of Deputy General Manager – Claims before joining YOA Insurance Brokers.