Godson Chukwudi Ugochukwu was appointed Chairman, Board of Directors, Guinea Insurance Plc on 23rd March 2016. He is the Principal Partner at Fortress Solicitors with over 14 years of consummate legal expertise in all aspects of Nigerian and International Laws and has served meritoriously in many top Nigerian law firms.
Godson is an established specialist in Corporate and Commercial Law and Practice; Civil and Commercial Litigation; Maritime and Environmental Law; Oil and Gas; Information Technology and Investments; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Tax; Foreign Direct Investments; Project Finance; Business Law; Regulations and Investigation; Power; Private Enquiry; Employment and Labour; Real Estate and Insurance Law.
In year 2000, he obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and was later Called to the Nigerian Bar in 2002. He is a Member of the: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA); International Bar Association (IBA); Oil & Gas Committee of the IBA; Arbitration Committee of the IBA; Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee of the IBA and Corporate, Mergers & Acquisition Law Committee of the IBA.
Emeka Uzoukwu was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors, Guinea Insurance Plc on 23rd March 2016.
He is a proven management talent with over 18 years of professional experience marked by a trend of progressive positions of management responsibilities home and abroad. As an entrepreneur by nature, Emeka has built a successful track record of continuous value creation in: Portfolio Management, Executive Management, Asset Allocation, Corporate Finance, Financial Advisory, Corporate Governance, Business Strategy, Private/Business Banking, Stock/Bond Brokerage and Business Development.
Emeka obtained a BA in Economics, an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Hobart College, Geneva, New York and Loyola Marymount University, Angeles, CA respectively and others. His command of finance coupled with his international perspective of doing business makes him an exceptional resource on almost any project over the years. He is a member of the prestigious Institute of Directors (IoD) and an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
Prior to his appointment as Director, Emeka was Head, Principal Investment in Chrome Group, Abuja, NG; Principal Financial Consultant in CG Hover LLC, Los Angeles, California; Financial Advisor/Wealth Manager, Citigroup/Smith Barney, Los Angeles, California and Financial Consultant, Merrill Lynch, San Diego, California.
Osita Chidoka was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors,Guinea Insurance Plc on 23rd March 2016.
He is a dynamic personality with astonishing managerial discernment and entrepreneurial spirit. He served his country meritoriously as captain of key government parastatals: (2014 – 2015) Minister of Aviation, Federal Ministry of Aviation; (2007 – 2014) Corps Marshall and Chief Executive, Federal Road Safety Commission; (2005 2007) Senior Public Affairs Advisor, ExxonMobil – Mobil Producing Nigeria; (2003 - 2004) Legal Adviser/Special Assistant, Office of the President; (2000 - 2003) Personal Assistant to the Minister, Federal Ministry of Transport.
Osita obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He thereafter proceeded to the School of Public Policy at George Masson University in the United States of America where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Transport Policy and Logistics. He also holds a certificate in Global Strategy and Political Economy from Oxford University, UK and a Graduate Diploma in Maritime & Ports Management from the National University of Singapore.
Anthony Achebe was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors, Guinea Insurance Plc on 23rd March 2016.
He is a seasoned Legal Practitioner with substantial years of experience in active legal practice.
Anthony has built a successful track record of consistent value creation in various organisations in more than twenty eight (28) years of his post Call experience. He is a consummate deal maker and has leveraged his experience throughout the public and organized private sectors where he distinguished himself in the fields of Advocacy, Company Secretarial Administration, Corporate and Commercial Legal Practice, Financial Services Industry, Electricity Power Regulation and Labour Relations.
He obtained an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Nigeria in June 1986 and thereafter proceeded to the Nigerian Law School where he was awarded a B.L .(Certificate of Call to the Nigerian Bar).
Mohammed T. Attahir was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors, Guinea Insurance Plc on 23rd March 2016.
He is the Managing Director/CEO of Greenwich Ventures International Incorporated. A proven entrepreneur with over 40 years of professional experience in developing and managing people and businesses across a variety of sectors: Banking, Engineering and Construction, Manufacturing, Finance and Stock Broking, Data and Voice Communication
Mohammed holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) certificate in Marketing from Kaduna Polytechnic. He is a Member of the: Chartered Institute of Marketing, London (CIML); Institute of Corporate Administration Secretaries (ICAS). An Associate Member of: British Institute of Management (BIM); Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). A Fellow of the: Institute of Corporate Administrators (ICA); Institute of Corporate Executive of Nigeria (ICE) and Honoris Causa, Business Management (PHD).
Prior to his appointment as Director, he was Director: Global Investment and Marketing Services Limited, Greenwich Communications Limited, Incorporated Computers Limited and currently the Executive Chairman, Greenwich Enterprises.
Simon Bolaji was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors, Guinea Insurance Plc on 23rd March 2016.
He is the Head of Revenue Cycle Services of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) Plc. A well versed professional with over 17 years of astute banking experience in: Operations, Sales and Marketing, Public Sector, Treasury, Commercial banking etc. Prior to joining EEDC, he served in various top positions in: Standard Chartered Bank, Intercontinental Bank, Fountain Trust Bank and Spring Bank Plc and had received many awards for his strength of character and outstanding performances.
In 1997, Simon obtained a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree in Auto Technology from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and an MBA in Financial Management from Federal Universty of Technology, Owerri in 2004. He is an Associate Member of the: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and a Member of the Institute of Treasury Management (ITM).
Dantata Hassan was appointed a Member of the Board of Directors, Guinea Insurance Plc on 23rd March 2016.
He is the Executive Director of Dantata Organisation Limited; a business conglomerate with diverse interests in: Manufacturing, Construction, Property Development, Banking and Finance, Agriculture and Agro-Allied, Telecommunications, and Oil and Gas Exploration. His immense business acumen and presence of mind contributed in no small measure to the growth of the Dantata business empire in Kano, Nigeria.
Hassan is a perceptive and upfront business analyst with over 13 years experience in: Fertilizer Processing; Crude Oil Exploration and Marketing; Production of Sugar and Vegetable Oil etc.
In 1997, Hassan graduated from Miami Dade College, USA with an Associate Art degree; in 2000 and 2003, he obtained Bachelor degrees in, International Business and Management , respectively from Florida International University.
Abdulkerim Kadiri was appointed an Independent Director on the Board of Guinea Insurance Plc on June 1, 2010.
He is a distinguished Accountant and the Principal Managing Partner of Abdukerim Kadiri & Co (Chartered Accountants). He has more than two decades of experience in rendering Management and Financial Consultancy and has handled several projects relating to: Public Sector Accounting and Auditing, Taxation, Treasury, Valuation, Mergers & Amalgamations etc. His result oriented approach ensures that clients benefit from his vast arrays of efficient financial solutions.
Prior to floating his private accounting firm, he was the Audit Manager at Uthman Audu Ekhar & Co (Chartered Accountants) and an Assistant Chief cum Head of Internal Audit at University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).
In 1983, Abdulkerim obtained a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from Auchi Polytechnic and an MBA in Business Administration from the University of Benin in 1998. He is a Member of the: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN); Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accounts (CIPFA).
Mrs. Isioma Omoshie-Okokuku was on March, 23, 2016 appointed Ag. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Guinea Insurance Plc and elevated to the coveted position of an Executive Director on June 1, 2016.
With about 27 years of professional experience in public and private legal practices, she is widely recognised for: diligence, high probity, amiable strength of character and her leadership role in shaping the Legal and Compliance units of the company. Currently, she is also the Chief Compliance Officer cum Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Guinea Insurance Plc; a company that is today celebrated as the premium brand in the insurance space and an emerging leader in the provision of first-rate risk management solutions in Nigeria.
As an embodiment of broad-mindedness and avid mental perception, Mrs. Omoshie-Okokuku began her career as a legal practitioner in 1989 with keen interest in: Contract Negotiations, Sponsorship/Endorsements, Financial and Legal advice etc. In 1997, she moved to the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. In 2002, she again ventured into private legal practice for about 5 years and thereafter, joined our esteemed organisation in 2009 as the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser whence, in 2016 she was elevated as Executive Director and also appointed Ag. Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer; consequently, she is saddled with the overriding responsibility of charting the course of the company’s fortunes on the path of monumental growth during a period of heightened turbulence in the economic state of the nation and insurance industry in particular.
She studied law in the University of Benin (UNIBEN) where she received her first professional degree in Law - LLB in 1988 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989.