Mr. Iyiola Saraki holds a Bachelor of Business Education Degree from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and a Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (ACIIN). In addition, he holds a post-graduate Degree in Education from his alma mater, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a fellow of the Insurance Institute of Ghana [FIIG].
He started his Insurance Career in 1992 when he joined Piccadilly Insurance Company as a marketer. He worked at various times with Golden Insurance Company Limited and Royal Trust assurance Limited before joining NEM Insurance Plc (Nigeria) in 2007.
Mr. Saraki is a staunch believer in the promotion of performance. He pioneered a number of innovative insurance products whilst he was heading the Northern operations of NEM Insurance Plc
He served meritoriously as the Managing Director of NEM Insurance Ghana for about eight years. He is currently in Nigeria as the Special Assistant to the Group Managing Director.
He enjoys teaching and listening to music.