Mr. OLUTOYIN OKEOWO (Chairman)
Mr. Olutoyin Okeowo is a graduate of the University of Wales Institute of Science & Technology, where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Management Science & Technology. He was a lecturer in the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Lagos before resigning to join the family business in 1986.
He is the Chairman of Cedar Express Limited, Oasis Insurance Plc, Daewoo Autoland Nigeria Limited, Mitob Ventures Limited and TMJ Properties Limited and is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Motors Limited (an accredited Dealer of Toyota brand of vehicles in Nigeria).
Mr. Okeowo sits on the Board of many companies, including Mainland Trust Limited (a member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange), VT Leasing Limited, Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria, DN Meyer PLC and Funds Electronic Transfer Systems Limited. He is a member of the Governing Council of Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo; Archbishop Vining College of Theology, Akure; Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan; Ezekiel College of Theology, Ekpoma and Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary, Ikorodu.
He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School and a former member of the Governing Council of the Alumni Association.
Mr. MIKE NWANOLUE (Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Nwanolue was appointed as Acting Managing Director of Cedar Express Limited in January 2017 to lead the transition and business restructuring efforts of the company. His work experience spans investment research, asset management, investment banking, business development, strategy and investor relations.
He has worked in leading investment banking firms in Nigeria, including Future View and UBA Global Markets (now United Capital Plc). Before joining Greenwich, he was investor relations manager at UBA Plc.
Mike holds a first degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Benin, Nigeria and a second degree in international Business from Lincoln University, USA. He attended a Finance Programme for Senior Executives at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK.
He is a trained investment analyst with the West African Capital Market School, and has professional certifications with the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN), Certified Institute of Investment Management and Research (CIIMR) and the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management (CILRM).
MR. ADEWALE ADEGBITE (Non-Executive Director)
Mr. Adewale Adegbite is currently the Group Managing Director of Oasis Group Limited. He is an Accountant and has previously worked at KPMG UK, Accenture Nigeria and NBM Bank Nigeria (now part of Sterling Bank Nigeria Plc) before joining the Oasis Group.
Apart from sitting on the Board of Cedar Express Limited, he is presently on the board of AIICO Pension Managers Limited and GTL Registrars Limited.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants In Nigeria and Chairman of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (Ogun State Branch). He graduated with a first class degree from the University of Sheffield and obtained a Master’s Degree from London School of Economics.
VIVIENNE OCHEE BAMGBOYE (Non-Executive Director)
Vivienne has over 25 years of extensive experience as a Change Manager and Development Consultant. She works with Orbit Technologies Limited offering Consulting solution to a range of the Company’s client. She has an LLB & B.L in Law as well as a PGD in Community and Youth work.
Vivienne has an experience of effectively running and delivering of large social policy impact programmes in the UK including social inclusion, voice/accountability, youth development/engagement, education policy and planning, vocational skills development/training.
She also has an extensive experience of leading change/development initiatives for meeting business, performance or budget objectives in Nigeria. She joined the Board of our Company as a Non-Executive Director in December, 2014.
MRS. FISOLA FOLAYAN (Non-Executive Director)
Mrs. Fisola Folayan started her career as an Audit Officer at S. Kayode Ekundayo & Co Limited, a firm of Chartered Accountants. She was the Head of Internal Control at Fortune International Bank, and also worked in various managerial positions in the Banking Industry.
She joined United Securities Limited in 2005 where she occupied Senior Management positions and was responsible for the management of a database of over 2 million shareholders of 15 clients as the Company’s Registrar.
Fisola has been the Managing of GTL Registrars Limited since 2015; prior to her appointment as Chief Executive Officer, she was Executive Director, Finance and Business Development.
Mrs. Folayan graduated from the prestigious Yaba College of Technology where she studied Accounting and Finance in 1998. She is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School and she has attended Senior Management trainings at the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business, Chicago, Illinois.