Mr Akande is a seasoned insurance practitioner who has held various managerial roles in diverse insurance and brokerage companies, spanning thirty-nine years.
He started his career with Royal Exchange Assurance Nigeria plc and moved to Great Nigeria Insurance PLC. In 1981, he joined SCIB Nigeria and Company Limited from where he retired in January 2016.
He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and a Governing Council member of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers.
He is a non-executive director of Allianz Insurance.