Board of Directors
Our leadership team
Our leadership team
Chuks Igumbor is a seasoned Insurance practitioner with over twenty-five (25) years experience in the insurance industry. He had his first degree from University of Benin, with a Bachelor degree in Geography. He is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (FCIIN) and has an MBA degree in Marketing Management from Lagos State University (LASU).
He has held various positions in the Insurance industry. He was the General Manager (Technical) of Afri-Ovis Insurance Brokers Limited. He rose through the cadre to the position of General Manager at Zenith General Insurance Company Limited overseeing the activities of Underwriting, Claims and Reinsurance departments of the company until his recent appointment as the CEO of Zenith Life Assurance Company Limited. He is also a Director of Venus Medicare.
He has attended various Underwriting and Risk Management courses, both locally and internationally.
Elaine was a pioneer staff of Zenith Capital – establishing the fixed income desk, asset management desk and corporate finance desk, joining in 2006. She rose to become the Head of Corporate Strategy and Advisory at Zenith Bank Plc, providing advice directly to the Board of Directors. She served on the Investment Committee as an Investment Strategist for the Zenith Bank range of mutual funds, which was awarded the Best Asset Manager in Nigeria in 2008 and 2009 due to having the highest returns in the industry. In 2010 she co-founded Quantum Capital Partners LP which manages a diverse range of assets in the Oil and Gas, Hospitality, Financial Services, Education and Mobile Communications. Elaine is a non-executive director of Zenith Capital, Zenith Securities and Zenith Asset Management. As part of the Board of Directors of Zenith Life Assurance, she was instrumental in closing the landmark acquisition by Prudential Plc. She holds a seat on the board of Zenith General Insurance, Nigeria’s most profitable insurance company.
She was one of the pioneer members of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association’s Energy Council. Elaine served on the Finance Committee of St Saviours School, Ikoyi in 2016 and 2017.Elaine holds a PDP in Actuarial Management and a BSc in Actuarial Science from the Cass Business School, London. She is a member of the Institute of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Applications.
Andrew Greenwood joined Prudential Africa in July 2015 and became CEO for Prudential Life Assurance Kenya in November 2015 before joining Prudential Zenith Life in May 2019.
He has 28 years of insurance industry experience across East, West and Central Africa. Previously, Andrew was the Managing Director of Metropolitan Cannon Life Assurance Limited in Kenya and, prior to that, served as Chief Executive of Pan Africa Insurance Holdings Limited (now Sanlam Kenya) before becoming Chief Operating Officer of FBN Life Insurance in Nigeria.
He studied accountancy at the University of Cape Town. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand
He serves as an honorary International Scholar-in-Residence at the Pennsylvania State University and a Visiting Research Professor at Texas Southern University (2007 – present) both in the United States. He has similar recognitions with Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany. He has provided several consulting services on Science, Technology including Human Resources development to the United Nations and several of its agencies (UNDP, UNESCO, ILO et al) as well as the World Bank.
Professor Ibidapo-Obe was invested in 2004 with the prestigious Fellowships of the Academy of Science and Academy of Engineering Nigerian Computer Society and Mathematical Association of Nigeria. He was elected Fellow of the African Academy of Science (AAS) as well as The World Academy of Science (TWAS) in 2012. He was the Vice President of NASAC (Network of African Science Academies) (2011-2013).
A distinguished scholar who has authored several books and journals, Professor Ibidapo-Obe sits on the board of many companies as well as international organisations.
Sean spent a short period of 3 years working in consulting managing a major client account with Marketing and Customer Insight services
Since joining Prudential Sean managed the Partnerships Distribution business in Asia working across 14 markets and with major strategic distribution partners. Since 2017, Sean has been part of the Prudential Africa team and has been supporting Prudential Zenith Life in establishing the exciting new distribution partnership with Zenith Bank in Nigeria.