Thomas Olorundare Sunday
Commissioner For Insurance
Olorundare Sunday Thomas appointment as the substantive Commissioner for Insurance and Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Nigeria became effective April 30, 2020; having been appointed in acting capacity in Aug, 2019 following the expiration of the tenure of Mr. M U Kari, the former Commissioner for Insurance.
Prior to this appointment, Thomas was the Deputy Commissioner in charge of technical matters at the Commission between April 2017 and August 2019.
Mr. Thomas is a thorough-bred insurance professional with vast knowledge and experience in underwriting, regulation and hands-on management of human and material resources spanning over four decades uninterrupted.
During these years, Mr. Thomas had traversed the entire insurance sector in Nigeria leaving indelible marks along the way. It is instructive to note that Mr. O. S. Thomas (as widely known) as Director – General of the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) between May 2010 and April 2017, brought his experience to bear on the job. It is to his credit that the Association successfully developed and deployed the Nigeria Insurance Industry Database (NIID) platform.
He holds a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Science and an MBA Finance both from the University of Lagos. He is also an Associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, London and Nigeria, Member Society of Fellows of the CII London, Member Nigeria Institute of Management among others.
Mr. Thomas is a lover of Tennis and he is happily married with children.