Olufunmi Adepoju
Mrs Funmi Adepoju is our Managing Partner. She is a graduate of accounting from the University of Ilorin and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2000. Her work experience spans various sectors including banking, economic and equity research, credit risk management, asset management and credit ratings. She has worked in reputable organisations including Prudent Bank Plc, Financial Derivatives Company, Agusto and Co and Chapel Hill Advisory Ltd.

Funmi joined Agusto and Co in 2004 as an analyst and was responsible for writing credit ratings reports on companies in the cement and real estate industries. She was also responsible for writing the Insurance Industry report throughout the time she worked in the firm. Other research report she worked on at various times include the Banking Industry Report, the Nigerian Macroeconomic Overview, Real Estate Industry Report and Stock Market Report. Funmi also worked in the product development unit for a while, where she helped develop the fund rating, municipal bond rating and insurance ratings models. She subsequently rose to the position of the team lead for the Risk Management Department and Insurance Rating Unit. She was part of team that worked with deployment of rating tools for United Bank for Africa (UBA) in 2004 and was the team lead for implementation of credit risk management framework in First Bank of Nigeria and Fidelity Bank Plc in 2005 and 2008 respectively.

She resigned from Chapel Hill Advisory as a senior associate for the research group in June 2009 to join PearlMutual Consulting Ltd. Funmi has been on the IBFC Alliance Training Faculty for over ten years. She is also on the training faculty of FITC, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN), Stern and Kay Consulting, Workforce Centre and Netherwood Consulting Ltd. Funmi is a CFA charter holder, a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and a Certified Risk Analyst.
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Oluseyi Olota
B.sc., MBA
Oluseyi Olota holds a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Masters’ degree in Business Administration [MBA] both from the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. With over ten [10] years’ experience in the work environment, especially in FMCG and the Insurance sector spanning across Business Development, Logistics / Fleet management, Claims, Underwriting and Marketing and has taking him to various states of the federation. Oluseyi started his career in Cornerstone Insurance PLC and was part of the team that set up Cornerstone Insurance PLC in both Delta and Cross River States. In the Calabar Branch of Cornerstone Insurance PLC, he rose to become the Branch Business Manager running the branch and maintaining healthy relationships with major clients which included (but not limited to) UNICEM [A Member of LafargeHolcim], Cross River State Government, University of Calabar, ETC.

As one of the Pioneer Business Developers in Nigeria Bottling Company, he was exposed to business development, logistics and fleet management in the FMCG sector of the business world, which has availed him the opportunity to understand the essence of Turn Around Time [TAT]. Before joining PearlMutual Consulting Limited, he was the Business Manager [Business Development & Projects] for Franjumo Engineering Company Limited with core functions in business development and project management.

Oluseyi has undergone various trainings in Insurance [Underwriting, Claims Administration, ALM & ERM], Business Development and Relationship Management which has given him adequate insights in these sectors. He has a passion for turning clients to partners in progress and a strong bias for Empathy, Professionalism, abiding by agreed Service Level Agreements [SLA] and prompt service delivery.

Oluseyi is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria [CIIN] and an Associate Member of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria [NIMN]