Ayokunle Ayoko – Non Executive Director

Ayokunle Ayoko

Non Executive Director

Ayokunle is a legal practitioner with expertise in corporate governance, negotiation, corporate strategy, and human resources management. He is also a Chartered Secretary and Administrator, Certified Compliance Analyst, and Certified Management Consultant. 

Ayokunle was previously Company Secretary to FBN Insurance Limited, FBN General Insurance Limited (previously subsidiaries of FBN Holdings Plc and Sanlam South Africa) and FBN Insurance Brokers Limited. He joined Berger Paints Nigeria Plc in 2018 as Company Secretary/Legal Adviser. 

He is a consultant and council member of Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), a New York-based network of executives and industry experts. He holds Fellowships from the Institute of Management Consultants, Nigeria, and the Global Academy of Finance and Management, USA. He is also part of the Adjunct Faculty Network for the Nirmala Chellarams Centre for Entrepreneurship Skills (NCCES), University of Lagos. 


Ayo holds an LLB (Hons) degree from the University of Ibadan and was a recipient of the 2019 edition of the” Esq Nigeria Legal 4 0 under 40″ Award, the 2022 African Forty under Forty Award for Law, Ghana, and the 2020 Modern Governance 100, by Diligent Corporation, New York, for the top global 100 and General Counsels. 

He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the International Bar Association (IBA), the Institute of Chartered Secretaries Administrators of Nigeria, the Institute of Directors, Nigeria, and the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN).

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