Kola Ayanfenwa is a 1986 graduate of Educational Management from the University of Ibadan. He joined the Federal Civil Service in January 1987 and left in April, 1992 to start a career in Insurance with a firm- Union Provident Insurance Brokers Unltd.
In 1996 he joined the pioneer staff of NASAL Insurance Co. Ltd (a member of the Dangote Group) as an officer in the Marketing/Business Development Department. He left to join Messrs Jones Simplix & Co. Ltd (Insurance Brokers) in 1998 as an Assistant General Manager up till August 2001 when he left to set up First Step Insurance Brokers Ltd as the Managing Director/ CEO.
In December, 2008 he became a staff of Nicon Insurance Ltd and worked in the Lagos Head Office Annex as the Senior Manager (Marketing). He proceeded to the South West Regional Office, Ibadan where he recently had a stint as the Acting Regional General Manager until his promotion to the position of Assistant General Manager (Marketing) in the Lagos Head Office Annex.
A devout Muslim, Mr. Ayanfenwa is married with children.