Adeolu Adewumi-Zer | Chief Executive Officer

Adeolu Adewumi-Zer - Non-Executive Director

Adeolu Adewumi-Zer is the Managing Director/CEO for Allianz Nigeria Insurance plc, headquartered in Lagos, a position she assumed in September 2020. She is a global strategist and transformation leader who has held a number of key executive positions within the Allianz Group, based in three different continents.

Prior to serving in her current role, Adeolu was the Regional Head of Mergers, Acquisitions and Transformation Africa for the Allianz Group, and was appointed the first female board member for Allianz Nigeria in 2019. She has worked since 2000 in global financial services across numerous mature and emerging markets, beginning her career in the USA as an Actuarial and International Benefits Consultant within the Aon Group.

As a Nigerian and self-described Afro-optimist, with absolute conviction in the immense potential existing within the African continent, she does her part to prepare Africa‘s sons and daughters by coaching, mentoring and sponsoring tomorrow’s leaders both live and via her podcasts, webinars, conferences and publications, while volunteering mentoring services to several organizations.

In addition to her responsibilities at Allianz Nigeria, Adeolu is married with two children. In her limited spare time, she is a lifelong runner, a voracious reader and loves discovering new countries and cultures.