Mrs. Rukevwe Falana joined the board as Company Secretary and Legal Adviser with effect from 1st January, 2016. A member of the Nigerian Bar Association, she is a graduate of the Delta State University (LLB Hons) and the Nigerian Law School (BL).
She started her professional career as a Legal Officer with Consolidated Risk Insurers Plc (CRI) in 2004 where she rose through the ranks as a Corporate Counsel with particular focus in the insurance sector of the financial services industry.
Mrs. Falana has since 2007 upon consolidation in the insurance industry worked in Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc in diverse areas spanning company secretarial functions, corporate governance, company regulatory affairs, company compliance with Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism Laws and Regulations, and provision of advisory services on corporate commercial transactions and other general legal functions to the company. She has also served the company as the Secretary to all the committees of the board of directors including the statutory audit committee.
Rukevwe was also appointed in 2011 as the Chief Compliance Officer of the Company with the mandate to ensure compliance with all institutional regulatory laws governing the affairs of the company.
She has undergone several developmental trainings in diverse areas including commercial law and legal drafting.