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Agra Innovate Lagos
6 - 7 December 2022 | Timings: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Landmark CentreLagos, Nigeria

Folashade Joseph
Managing Director at Nigerian agricultural insurance corporation


Mrs. Folashade Joseph is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC). She is a seasoned administrator and a technocrat with experience in Finance, Administration, Insurance and ICT spanning over two decades in both public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy. She is a graduate of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Nigeria with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting and holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration. She is a fellow of many prestigious institutes and professional associations including the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Association of Chartered Certified System Accountants of USA, Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management (FIDPM), Institute of Corporate Administration, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM), Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) and Nigeria’s Institute of Directors (IoD).

Earlier in her career life, she was in the employment of Exxon Mobil Plc, where she served meritoriously for seventeen years from 1985 to 2001. Her managerial skills saw her through different positions in many departments of the Exxon Mobil Plc at different times. Due to the need to hone her knowledge, she attended many courses both at home and abroad, as a result of which she built a repertoire of knowledge across several segments of the national economy, including Telecommunications, Engineering and Insurance.

She was first appointed as the Managing Director/CEO of Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) in April 2017 and during her first four-year term, she changed the narrative in the Corporation. Part of her drive for the Corporation’s excellence include introduction of Board/Management Retreat, Management Business Review Meetings, Performance Reward System and intensive human capital development, all of which have combined to drive the Corporation’s business to the current enviable level it enjoys. Mrs. Joseph’s superlative performance in the position, not surprisingly, earned her a reappointment for another term of four years in office.

Agenda Sessions

  • The role of agricultural insurance in risk management: a tool for enhancing Agricultural development in Africa


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