Asiwaju (Dr) Michael Olawale-Cole

Chairman & CEO

Asiwaju (Dr) Michael Olawale-Cole had served the Lagos State Government of Nigeria as Honourable Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development and later as Honourable Commissioner for Works and Transport. He is from the Royal Family of Toluwalade Osundoye Ruling House of Ojota Kingdom, Lagos State and the Apena Ruling House of Isolo also in Lagos State.

He has been involved in the insurance industry since 1980 and as an astute practitional in the insurance industry, he was the Past National President and Chairman, Governing Board of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), the umbrella body for all licensed insurance brokers in Nigeria.

Based on his outstanding performance as an insurance broking service provider, he has won many awards among which are the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) award in appreciation of his support and immense contribution to the 2000 Nigeria International Insurance Summit (NIIS). IN 2001, he was also recognized with a Champion Insurance Day Award for his outstanding contribution to the development of the insurance industry in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers also honoured him with the Veteran’s Award in 2005 and by the year 2010, he won the appreciation award from the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers for his Chairmanship of the paper titled “Insurance Industry in the face of current Financial Reforms.”

He is a distinguished alumnus of the University of Lagos, South West London College, England and the All-Saints’ University of America, New York. He holds the Fellowships of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Institute of Directors, UK; Certified Institute of Management, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered); Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria and Chartered Management Consultant.

He is a past District Governor of Rotary International, District 9110 Nigeria and is happily married to Chief (Mrs.) Adebola Olawale-Cole with four children and three grandchildren.


Mr. Adewale Adeniyi


Adewale Adeniyi is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria. A First degree graduate of Microbiology and a Master degree holder in Business Administration, with specialization in Financial Management, both from Lagos State University, Ojo.

His first in the corporate world, started in the year 1998, when he was appointed as the Marketing /Operations Manager of AFMEC Nigeria Ltd covering the whole Eastern part of the firm.

He has nearly 20 years industrial experience in Insurance, which he started with Goldlink Insurance Company Limited, as a Management Trainee in 1999 in the Ibadan Branch, after which he was moved to the Head Office, where he rose to the position of Assistant Manager.

He then moved to CrystaLife Assurance Ltd, as a Deputy Manager, under the tutelage of Mrs Seyi Ifaturoti, the first female CIIN President. The acquisition of CrystaLife by ARM in 2013, a multinational Financial Institution brought about a change in name to ARM Life Plc, from where he rose to the position of Head Retail and Corporate Claims, then later Head of Annuity Department.

Adewale is a digital and dynamic underwriter with natural flair for marketing. He is diligence, dedication to work, eyes to details and managerial acumen made him a generalist in various life operations, covering underwriting, claims administration and marketing.

Presently, he is the Assistant General Manager (Business Development) of Colenson Brokers Nigeria Limited.


Mr. Macaulay Ngere


Mr. Ngere Macauley is a graduate of Economics from the University of Lagos with over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry. He started his professional career with Kelsan Insurance Brokers Ltd. He worked with this company for many years before he joined Tulip Insurance Brokers Ltd as the pioneer MD/CEO. He moved to Helmsman Insurance Brokers as COO in 2012 where he later joined Colenson Brokers Nigeria Ltd as AGM Operations. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.

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Mr. Mudasiru Kolawole Adio

Senior Manager, Technical

Mr. Mudasiru Kolawole Adio started his insurance career with Fengate Insurance Brokers Limited and he has a stint at Turning Point Insurance Brokers Limited.

He later joined Crusader Insurance Nigeria Plc where he worked in different departments. He joined Colenson Brokers Nigeria Limited as Deputy Manager (Underwriting) in 2009. He is an Associate of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (ACIIN). He obtained Intermediate Certificate in Building Construction and NCE (Technical) both from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State.

He is happily married with children three children


Mr. Lolu Daniel Oluwatona

Manager, Human Resources

Lolu Daniel Oluwatona is the Human Resources Manager at Colenson Brokers Nigeria Ltd.

He has over ten years of organisational experience in Talent Management, Learning & Development and has consulted across industries for clients that include Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Delta State Government, Nigeria Machine Tools and Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) amongst others.

A Research Analyst on WORLD BANK-NIG GOVT. Partnership Projects; Prior to joining Colenson Brokers, he was the Training Manager at Generis Solutions Ltd before moving to Direct Impact Consulting as Head of Human Resources. He was a Research Executive at RMS Africa where he handled enterprise- size projects for multinationals including Guinness Nigeria, Chevron and Harris Interactive South Africa.

A graduate of Computer Science/Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile Ife). He is an Associate Member- Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM). He holds an MBA degree (Distinction) in Human Resources Management from the University of Lagos Akoka.

Mrs. T.S. Adenekan

Assistant Manager, Underwriting

Mrs. Adenekan started her Insurance career with Colenson Brokers Nigeria Ltd in 1989 as an underwriting officer. Her technical and broking knowledge has been a major advantage in underwriting issues to the satisfaction of our clients. She is a member of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.