He was elected Fellow of the same body in 1993 and was conferred with chartered insurer status same year. Mr. Ayeni commenced his insurance career in 1974 at the Great Nigeria Insurance Co. Ltd. He worked briefly with Femi Johnson & Co (Insurance Brokers), Amicable Assurance Co. Ltd before joining Guinea Insurance Plc. where he rose to become a senior manager. He was later appointed General Manager/CEO of Executive Insurance Company Limited before joining Prestige Insurance Brokers Limited in 2006. He has received specialist training in oil & gas Insurance and has been actively involved in Special Risks for over two decades.