WebTV's Market Review segment dedicated to #Coronanomics will be featuring a robust conversation on 'COVID-19: Implications for The Nigerian Insurance Industry'.
Guest: Ekerete Ola Gam-Ikon
Date: Friday, April 24, 2020
Topic: COVID-19: Implications for The Nigerian Insurance Industry
Highlights: Available later in the day with link to full video.
Host: Ottoabasi Abasiekong, Editor, WebTV
Co-Host: Boason Omofaye, Guest Analyst and CEO Frontier Africa Reports
Key Questions for Discussion
EKERETE OLA GAM-IKON is an Administrator, Business Thinker and Customer Advocate. Currently involved in knowledge sharing and consultancy services on Strategy, Management and Insurance, Ekerete is a 1988 graduate of Economics from the University of Calabar, Full Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) since 2003, Certified Process Professional (2010) and Associate of Risk Managers Society of Nigeria (2019).
He has been involved in consulting projects and capacity building assignments for insurance companies, banks (commercial, development, microfinance and mortgage), cooperative societies, renewable energy developers, agricultural sector actors and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and government agencies.
His working experience had been largely in the insurance industry at management and leadership levels with leading insurance brands where he participated and led actions in product development, marketing and business development, relationship management, takeovers, restructuring, strategy planning and execution, change management, corporate development, brand reactivation and customer advocacy.
Ekerete readily gives credit to these great organizations, and valuable individuals he met there, for his career and personal advancement: Leadway Assurance Company Limited, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Central Insurance Company Limited, First Chartered Insurance Company, United Trust Assurance Company, Cornerstone Insurance Plc, Capital Express Assurance Plc, Guinea Insurance Plc, J. Akin George Insurance Brokers, Northlink Insurance Brokers, Mark George Consultants, Egwafin Microfinance Bank Limited, USAID and National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN).
He is the Founding CEO of Finterate Projects, a business-fitness consultancy focused on strategy, management and insurance for young entrepreneurs and business owners; Founder, The Third Party Media Company Limited, an advocacy firm boosting interaction between the public and the insurance industry; Founder, Young Leaders Masterclass Nigeria, an interactive platform helping young Nigerians use their talents to lead; Co-Founder, Smart Coach Global Nigeria Limited, a progressive community of seasoned business coaches and brave entrepreneurs.
Happily married with children, Ekerete will like to be remembered for his spirited contribution to changing mindsets and transforming lives through better appreciation of insurance as a potent avenue for national economic growth.