PROFILE OF DR DANIEL O. OKEHI
Dr. Dan Okehi is a top ranking Nigeria Financial Consultant. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Insurance and also a Master degree in Management, both from the University Of Lagos, Nigeria. An alumnus of Lagos Business School-Chief Executive Program (CEP 5), he is also an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, London, Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Fellow Council of Registered Insurance Broker of Nigeria, and a fellow of the Enterprise Risk Management Association of Nigeria. He also hold a PhD in Management from Walden University, Minneapolis, MN, United State of America researching on “Modelling Risk Management in Banks: examining why banks fail.”
Dr. Okehi started his career in 1982 as an insurance superintendent with Crusader Insurance Plc, a life assurance specialist company, and speedily rose through the ranks culminating in his becoming the General Managaer of African Development Insurance Company Limited in 1990 and later founding MD/CEO of two other insurance companies one of which was Guardian Insurance Company Ltd (GTI), when during his tenure, the company was the lead Underwriter of Shell Petroleum Company’s Deep Offshore Fixed Production Storage and Off-loading Vessel, code-named BONGA. With over thirty years experience in the Nigerian Financial industry, he also worked in Bank PHB for four (4) years as the MD/CEO of Insurance PHB Ltd. He is an author of two striking books: Insurance Marketing & Strategies; and Modelling Risk Management in Banks; examining why Banks fail, an avid commentator on insurance and Risk Management in Bank with over fifty published articles. Dr Okehi also developed recently banking risk management software called Brickred Banking Risk Software (BBRS).
He is a council member of Enugu State University of Technology Business School (ESUT), where he is a part-time lecturer in Insurance and Risk Management. He recently won the Risk Manager of the year award 2016, and has been involved in facilitating many senior marketing, Risk Management and Oil & Gas Insurance, and until recently, Chairman, Imo State Agency for Community and Social Development (a World Bank assisted project).
Dr Okehi is currently CEO of Brickred Consult Ltd, a Lagos-based management/finance consultancy firm with specialty in finance, risk management, and oil/gas insurance underwriting; and also Chairman of Rehoboth Micro Finance Bank Limited.
He is happily married with children.