3 pillars of OLEA:
Enabling African companies and international groups and brokers, to have access to outstanding service with significant added value
A viable alternative to the traditional insurance brokers in Africa, through our extensive network, led by experienced and knowledgeable entrepreneurs
Through innovative online reporting and management tools, clients benefit from unprecedented transparency and access to their portfolios, claims, history and any other documents on a dashboard, at the touch of a keyboard
In January 2017, OLEA began operations in 3 countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Benin and Cameroon. Since January 2022, only 5 years later, OLEA expanded to 24 countries and established strong ties with 14 partners in French, English and Portuguese speaking Africa, allowing it to assist its clients in nearly 40 countries.
This network is unique in Africa because of its geographical coverage. The brokerage has developed and expanded through a mix of buyouts of 15 brokerages and the opening of 9 greenfield subsidiaries.
Our people are our most valuable resource. They are young, tech-savvy and dynamic. The quality and professionalism of our employees differentiates us, ensuring the growth, support and rapid development of OLEA.
Our Managing Directors are all shareholders in their respective subsidiaries. They are passionate, driven and support our values of commitment, proximity, responsiveness, innovation compliance and customer centricity.
The only truly Pan-African insurance brokerage network (25 subsidiaries and 13 partners in French, English and Portuguese-speaking Africa).
Innovative and digitalised management tools, providing superior support to our clients and their investments.
and our willingness to contribute to its economic growth and human development
always ready to go the extra mile in a proactively and professionally. This is what separates us from the rest.
adopting a customer-centric approach, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the industry, enables us to provide the best and most affordable insurance solutions, tailored to the clients’ needs.
OLEA was co-founded in 2017 by two entrepreneurs, Olivier Dubois and Olivier Canuel with combined experience of more than 30 years in insurance brokering in Africa.
OLEA is both a Latin reference to the Olive Tree, a symbol of peace as well as a derivative of the names of the two co-founders.
OLEA's full name is “ OLivier Et Associés”, because it is the collective entrepreneurial spirit, supported and developed by all the Managing Directors of each subsidiary, and their passionate teams. Our focus is on people serving people.
We are AFROPRENEURS !
Our DIVERSITY makes us STRONGER.We are RISK TAKERS to provide you the BEST COVER .