Management Team

An accomplished Chartered Accountant and Chartered Insurer equipped with a distinguished track record in Executive Board roles within the financial sector for over 35 years. His expertise cuts across Audit, Statutory Reporting, Taxation, Financial/Management Accounting and Budgeting, Insurance, Pension Administration etc. Mr. Peter Irene is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and Fellow Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (FCIIN) and ACCA Diploma in International Financial Reporting (ACCA DipIFR). He currently serves as the Interim Managing Director of the International Energy Insurance Plc (IEI Plc).
Martins Wayer holds a Bsc in Insurance and an Msc in Business Management both from University of Lagos. Professionally, Martins is an Associate Member of Chartered Insurance Institute of London and Nigeria (ACII &ACIIN). He is also a Chartered Insurance Broker both in London and Nigeria. He has over three decades of experience in Insurance and Risk Management. He started his Insurance Career in 1987 with Continental Gnomes Insurance Brokers as an Assistant Manager and left in 1989 to join Insurance Brokers of Nigeria (IBN). He rose through the ranks at IBN to Assistant General Manager and left the Company in 2003 to join Minet Nigeria Ltd as the Managing Director/CEO. He re-engineered and steered the Company to great heights before leaving in 2007 to join International Energy Insurance Plc, first as General Manager in charge of Energy and Special Risks, and then Chief Operating officer till date.
He holds Bsc. from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma and master’s degree from Federal University of Technology, Akure, both in Business Administration. He is also an Associate of Chartered Insurance institute of Nigeria. Ifidon Jonathan brings over two decades of experience in insurance technical/branch operations management into his role as Group Head, Technical in IEI PLC. He started his insurance carrier as an underwriter in 1988 at the Lion of Africa Ins. Co. Ltd and later moved to Phoenix Ins. Plc as Head, fire & engineering insurance department in 1994. Whilst there he contributed immensely to the fire & special perils rating guide which was adopted by the insurance industry. He left Phoenix in 1999 to join Union Assurance Co. Ltd (An associate of UBN Plc) as one of the pioneer managerial staff. While he was there, he led the team who set up the insurance technical structure and branch network of the company. He rose through the rank to the position of AGM (Technical/Branch Operations) and later left the company in 2013 to Standard Alliance Ins. Plc where he was appointed Group Head (Insurance Technical dept /Midwest & South East Operations). Whilst there he was able to transform the operations assigned to him for profitability and quality service delivery. Afterwards he moved to Platonic Ins Brokers Ltd from 2015 as Group Head Technical Operations saddled with insurance technical operation responsibilities of the company nationwide. He had a brief stay and that was the last company he worked before moving to International Energy Insurance Plc in 2016 as Group Head Technical. He is presently an Assistant General Manager saddled with the responsibilities of managing Insurance Technical & Branch Operations and also coordinating the marketing activities. Ifidon is happily married and blessed with children.
Mr Emmanuel Bassey is an insurance accounting specialist with over 20 years experience, some of which were spent in reputable insurance companies like Phoenix of Nigeria Assurance Plc (now Royal Exchange Assurance Plc), Towergate Insurance Plc (now Equity Assurance Plc) and Union Assurance Company Limited (now Allianz Nigeria). He joined International Energy Insurance Plc in April 2016 as Head Internal Control before being redeployed to Finance and Account as Chief Financial Officer in June 2016. Prior to joining IEI Plc Mr Bassey had worked at Phoenix of Nigeria Assurance Plc in 1995 and rose through the ranks to become Acting Manager Accounts in 1998. He had a stint at Towergate Insurance Plc between February 1999 and January 2000 where he left to join Union Assurance Company Plc in January 2000 as Manager Accounts. He rose to become the Head of Finance before leaving in 2016. Mr Bassey holds a Higher National Diploma from the Polytechnic Ibadan and Masters of Business Administration in Financial Management from Lagos State University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
He holds Masters of Business Administration (MBA in Management), Post Graduate Diploma (PGD in Computer Science) from Delta State University and Higher Diploma in Computer and Management from University of Lagos (Consult). He is an Associate member of Nigerian Institute of Management (ANIM), a Fellow of Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) and a member of Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) with Certified Business Continuity Professional (ABCP). He is a certified iTIL Professional and a Google Certified Digital Marketing Professional (CDMP). He has also attended various local and International training. He has over 23 years diversified experience in Banking, Information Communication Technology, Insurance, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Management. Prior to joining IEI Plc in 2005, he has previously worked with Access Bank Plc, RIMS Merchant Bank Limited and Tritel Networks Limited. He was a former Chairman of Information Technology Committee of Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) between 2011 – 2015. While serving as ITC Chairman, he led the committee that implement Nigeria Insurance Industry Database (NIID). He was a member of Planning Committee for various NIA CIO Conference held in Nigeria, Ghana and Nairobi – Kenya.
She holds B.Sc Hon degree in Political Science from Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye. She holds a Master of Science in Marketing in 2009. From the prestigious University of Lagos. Also an Associate member of the Chartered insurance Institute of Nigeria (ACIIN). She started her career at Windsbrow Insurance Brokers unlimited as a Marketing Executive in 1995 before moving to Global Environmental Technology Limited in October 1999 as Customer Services Representative.In November 2000, she moved over to Unitrust Insurance Company Limited as Senior Superintendent, Underwriting and thereafter joined International Energy Insurance Plc as Senior Associate, Underwriting in November 2006. She earned several promotions over the years to become a Manager. She is the Head of Underwriting.