FACULTY

Segun Akande possesses extensive experience in diverse business fields including Financial Services, Recruitment, Hospitality, Business Research, Training, and Sales His desire and passion to Coach, Teach, and Develop people of all levels and backgrounds into relationship-focused and results-orientated individuals in their professional lives sets him apart. He is widely acknowledged as an expert on Sales, Communication Skills, Customer Services, and Relationship Building & Management. He heads the board and drives the growth and profitability of the SBA Group, the leading data provider for African capital markets. Based in Lagos, Nigeria the SBA Group has close partnerships with Reuters, Bloomberg, and The Financial Times Interactive Data, as well as clients including Goldman Sachs and Barclays Capital. He is also instrumental to the development of SBA’s Training arm, SBA Interactive. Segun brings to the fore a solid background in all aspects of Sales and Customer Service, as well as a genuine desire and passion to train and develop people of all levels and backgrounds into relationship-focused and result-orientated individuals in their professional and personal lives. He is widely acknowledged to be one of the most inspiring educators and Transformation Agents in the country today.

Gbubemi Atimomo is a certified Human Resources Management Professional (HRMP) with over a decade of experience in consulting, human resources, and most recently enterprise development. He holds an MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation programme from the University of Essex, UK and obtained his first degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He also holds a Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Practices from Cornell University, USA (eCornell) and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), USA. His career has spanned consulting, financial services, and not for profit and he has held strategic leadership positions, with the most recent being Group Head, Human Resources at BGL Plc. He has also been actively involved in the assessment of business concepts and plans for the Federal Government of Nigeria‘s YouWIN project (in partnership with the Enterprise Development Centre, Pan- Atlantic University, Lagos). Through the course of his career, Gbubemi has facilitated consulting interventions and diverse training programmes in the areas of leadership, management, personal development, business management, and human resources management for a wide range of clients. He pioneered “The Spirit of Enterprise” initiative aimed at providing avenues for aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs to network and acquire skills required to develop and establish their ideas/ businesses. He is actively involved in youth empowerment and career development volunteer initiatives.

JOSEPH EDGAR obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and also holds a Master of Science in Political Science and International Relations. He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Nigeria and has attended several career enhancement courses including Senior Management Programme at Pan-African University, Lagos and Advanced course in Wealth Management at New York Institute of Finance. He has over 20 years of experience spread across the investment and wealth management industry Joseph commenced his career as an Investment Analyst/Dealer at UNEX Securities Ltd. He moved to HNB Trustees Ltd to become a Relationship Manager and later moved to NAL Asset Management and Trust Ltd where he worked as a Business Development Specialist for several years. He had a stint as a Funds Manager at Magnum Trust Bank Plc, from where he moved to other leading investment banks. He joined Investment One Financial Services Limited as Group Head Wealth Management Division. He moved to BGL Plc, one of the largest investment banking franchise in the world where he left in 2012 as Deputy Managind Director of BGL Securities. He currently works with Aquila Asset Management as the Managing Director/CEO.

TOSIN RUNSEWE Chief Client Officer Mansard Insurance

YEWANDE SADIKU - CEO, Stanbic IBTC Capital.

TOLU OSINIBI - Executive Director, FCMB Capital Markets Limited.

ALI BABA AKPOBOME - President, Ali Baba Hiccupuray 3rd.

WALE AGBEYANGI- Managing Director, Cordros Capital Ltd.

WALE EDUN - Chairman, Chapel Hill Denham Group.

BOLAJI BALOGUN - CEO, Chapel Hill Advisory Partners Ltd.

WALE OYEDEJI - Executive Director, Guaranty Trust Bank.

KAYODE AKINKUGBE - Chief Executive Officer FBN Capital Ltd.

BOLA ADESOLA - Managing Director Standard Chartered Bank.