Funmi Babington-Ashaye Bubbles with life again
Funmi Babington-Ashaye’s commitment to the development and progress of Nigeria is total and her seriousness and dedication to assignments unbelievable.
A knight in shinning armour, she is an example of the greatness that Nigeria could be, an epitome of humility, beauty and character, she is truly a great Nigerian.
Beauty and brain is not all, she has a strong will and toughness that is rare in a woman.When she lost her husband, Prince Ade Babington-Ashaye, an accountant, socialite and accomplished businessman about four years ago, she was completely devastated. But she has started bubbling with life again.
Funmi, who was the first female managing director of a publicly quoted insurance company in Nigeria, Cornerstone Insurance Plc, where she served for 16 years until she left voluntarily, holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London (FCII) and Nigeria (FCII).
She also has to her credit, many published articles to educate Nigerians and insurance professionals on a wide range of topics, such as risk management, management and information technology, among others.
A unique go-getter, Funmi provided quality leadership within the 16 years she worked at Cornerstone, especially as its chief executive. Today, she runs a flourishing risk underwriting company, Risk Analyst Insurance Brokers Limited, which is making waves in the insurance industry.
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