Taizir Ajala succeeds Godwin Alegiuno at Equity Assurance

Gbenga Oyebode

The Board of Directors of Equity Assurance plc at its last meeting approved the appointment of Taizir Ajala as an Independent Director on the Board of the company.

He appointment is following the resignation of Mr Godwin Alegieuno as an Independent Director of  Equity Assurance plc effective 27th July, 2017.

Taizir Ajala is a serial entrepreneur. A Certified Sustainability Practitioner, highly skilled in Sustainability Strategies,  GRI  G4  Reporting,  Human  Resource Management, Needs Assessment, Investment and Risk Management, strategic planning and business process diagnostics.

She maintains a high standard of professionalism and has been recognised for prudent management of resources for over a  decade.  She is  an incurable  optimist despite challenges, she breaks through bureaucratic/economic barriers by proffering sustainable solutions to organizations and unemployment challenges in Nigeria by initiating Successful Youth Empowerment Programs in the last five years in Partnership with the U.S Government.

She is an alumnus of the prestigious IVLP in the United States of America, TIAS Business School in the Netherlands and Pan African University. She represented Nigeria as part of the global Change Makers group, a member of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel Development —UK) and ASTD (American Society for Training and Development — USA). Taizir was lead Consultant to International Investors in various sectors from South Africa, France, Ghana and Germany.

She successfully developed a partnership with a leading German institution that uses technology and psychology to deliver effective and impartial competence assessments for Africa. She seats on the selection board of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative, Abidjan Business School — Cote D’Ivoire, Metro Taxi, Afro Food & Spices Nigeria, Petro Carbon Energy and  Agroatlantique.  She is  also a Senior Consultant to the European  Union  (EU) Abuja.