Founder. Entrepreneur. Advisor
He founded B. Adedipe Associates Limited and has been its Chief Consultant for the past 28 years. He has also served in various capacities in the public sector including service as Senior Special Assistant to the President.
Dr. Biodun Adedipe holds a First-Class degree and a Ph.D. degree in Economics and has over 40 years of post-graduate work experience. He is an accomplished trainer in the Nigerian banking and finance industry, and highly sought-after analyst and commentator on Government budgets and economic policies. Dr. Adedipe who was involved in strengthening the strategy and strategic management process in several Nigerian companies, also consults and facilitates for the Central Bank of Nigeria in major policy issues and new directions.
He has served and still serves in various capacities at the Nigerian Economic Summit Group since 1999. Similarly, he has served and still serves in several capacities at the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). Dr. Biodun Adedipe is a member of the Nigeria Economic Society (Life Member), Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered), American Economic Association, Institute of Directors, Nigeria and a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants.
He has won several awards including the Henry Fajemirokun Award for Best Graduating Student in Business Economics (1980), Sir Adam Thomson Scholar as Visiting Doctoral Research Student to the University of Sussex, UK (1984) and Kwame Nkrumah Outstanding Merit Award (2007).
People and Culture Professional
“I am passionate about People Management for organizations, for me it is about honouring God and Empowering People to be the best version of themselves.”
Juliet Inyang is a resourceful HR Generalist with over 14 years’ experience in the Human Resources function of moderate to advanced complexity in Recruitment, Industrial Relations, Compensation Administration, Compliance Local Content, Sustainability and I &D. Her career experience spans across Consulting, Food and Beverages, and the Oil and Gas Industries.
She is passionate about effecting strategies and initiates targeting complex people and business problems. She is the Country People and Culture Manager for TechnipFMC, covering Nigeria and Ghana. She holds a BSC in Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University and an MSc in Human Resources Management from Robert Gordon University. Juliet holds other HR certifications and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management in Nigeria (CIPMN), Chartered Institute of Personnel Development UK (CIPD), and Professional in Human Resources, International (PHRi).
Juliet enjoys working in a fast paced and ethical driven environment and has deep passion for the Human Resources profession. She is continuously looking for opportunities to grow and challenge herself with added responsibilities in a management role where she can fully apply her skills in adding value in complex businesses and organisations in the nearest future.
Founder. Doctor. Mentor
Medicine is my Calling, My Ministry
– Dr. Ngozi Onyia
Dr Ngozi Onyia is a 1982 medical graduate of the University of Ibadan, a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians in Paediatrics, and a Travel Health Physician. An alumna of the Lagos Business School (EMBA 11), she became a medical entrepreneur after 28 years of medical practice in both the public and private healthcare sectors in Nigeria. Her ten-year stint (2000-2010) as the Company Medical Adviser of Nigerian Breweries, a blue chip, company was her most notable role before the establishment of her own practice in 2010, Paelon Memorial Hospital (PMH). PMH is a boutique, multispecialty hospital that aims to provide health services of the highest quality in one place. It was established with a vision to redefine healthcare in Nigeria.
Ngozi sits on the board of several organizations including Leadway Health Insurance Company Pharmaccess Nig, Society for Quality Health in Nigeria, Medsaf, Children Arise Foundation boys to MEN Foundation and the Nigerian Society of Travel Medicine.
She is a member of several organizations including the Guild of Medical Directors, Paediatric Association of Nigeria (she chairs the audit committee) and the Nigerian Society of Travel Medicine.
She is a mother of two adult children a grandmother and she likes to walk, travel, and listen to music. She is very passionate about her work.
Founder. Mentor. Policy Maker
Tayo is a real estate and technology entrepreneur, with practical expertise in developing successful business models and market entry strategies. He is a leading real estate investment advisor in Africa and serves on the board of several companies.
Tayo Odunsi is the Founder of Northcourt real estate – a multi award-winning real estate investment advisory firm in Nigeria and Ghana. He is the Co-founder of Cutstruct Technologies – a Proptech company revolutionizing construction management in developing countries. He is the Chairman of Ventures Park, the leading co-working space in Abuja as well as the Investment Board Chairman of SFS REIT – the first real estate investment trust in Nigeria which is duly regulated by SEC.
He is a Chartered Surveyor with over 15 years of professional real estate experience. He holds an undergraduate degree in Estate Management from the University of Lagos, an MSc. Real estate finance and investment degree from the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK, a MBA from the Imperial College London and currently a Doctoral Researcher at the School of Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School. Some of his previous roles were at FBN Capital, GTHomes and ARM Investment Managers. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Founder. Investment Banker
In 2017, Toyin Sanni won the All-African Businesswoman of the year, West-Africa and later won the All-African Businesswoman of the year, Africa in the same year. The award was by CNBC Africa’s AABLA awards in conjunction with Forbes Africa
Toyin has served for over four years as Group Chief Executive Officer of United Capital Plc (formerly UBA Capital Plc), a leading African Investment Banking group listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange comprising market leading business divisions in Investment Banking, Trust, Asset Management and Securities Divisions.
Toyin chairs the Financial Literacy Technical Committee (FLTC) of the Nigerian Capital Market. She is also the past President of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers (IAPM); and Founder/Chairperson of Women in Finance Nigeria (WIFng) – an advocacy and development platform for women in the Nigerian financial sector.
Prior to her time at UBA Trustees, she was Managing Director of Cornerstone Trustees Limited where she established and supervised the Cornerstone group’s trusts, asset management equipment leasing businesses. She also served as Assistant General Manager – Trust Services at First Trustees, a part of the FBN Holdings Group, between 1999 and 2003.
Her other past roles include Chairperson- Annual Capital Market Retreat and Conference (2012-2014), President- Association of Trustees, Chairman- Committee on Custody of Securities and Member, National Bond Steering Committee amongst others. Toyin sits on several Boards and has served on several industry and regional committees.
Development & Innovation Strategist
Debo has successfully executed & project-managed EIA & EMS projects for key players in the oil & gas, aviation as well as in the power sector. These include Brass LNG, Chevron, SHELL, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), National Independent Power Projects and Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria
Debo serves as the Director of Global Ministry at The Elevation Church overseeing the operations of all Elevation church expressions and ministries. He is also the Resident Pastor of the Lekki campus located at Pistis Conference centre Lekki – epe expressway Lagos. PD as he is often called, is the Principal consultant of N’Able Global solutions Limited a strategy and innovation company. An apt sobriquet will be Clergy, Consultant and Coach.
Debo has successfully executed & project-managed EIA & EMS projects for key players in the oil & gas, aviation as well as in the power sector. These include Brass LNG, Chevron, SHELL, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), National Independent Power Projects and Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria. He has also worked with several SMEs across different sectors to effectively implement ISO 9001 standard & provide guidance towards certification.
Debo served for a few years as a faculty member of TENARIS Corporate University, where he lectured on a battery of business critical subjects – Negotiation skills, advanced communications, people devpt, leading a performance driven enterprise, strategy & systems, etc. Debo is in increasing demand as a coach to managers & senior executives. He has featured as speaker in a number of world-class conferences & workshops within & outside the continent. Debo is a published author of two Personal development books, “Home-made success” & more recently “#What’s Really Stopping You”.
He is a British Standard Institute Certified Lead Auditor with vast working experience in the areas of Environment, Quality Management Systems, Strategy & innovation. Debo holds a Harvard university certificate in strategy & innovation, Harvard Business School certificate in disruptive strategy He is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants.
She is passionate about corporate governance and is proud to lead a team of very passionate professional men and women driven by a common goal to be THE PREFERRED
Bisi Adeyemi is the Managing Director/CEO of DCSL Corporate Services Ltd. She is a 1986 Law graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1987. Bisi holds an MBA from the Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University.
Bisi joined DCSL with a charge to turn-around the fortunes of the Company and create a distinct brand identity from its then parent Firm – Deloitte. DCSL under her leadership has recorded significant success in this regard, with an impressive client portfolio and emergence as a market leader in the corporate services and governance space.
Prior to joining DCSL, Bisi was the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary with a downstream oil and gas company. Before then, she was the General Counsel with a multinational dredging company. Bisi is a member of the International Bar Association, the Institute of Directors and President at the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce. Bisi has attended Leadership Training at the Harvard Business School, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Illinois.
Bisi is an Expert-In-Resident at the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan Atlantic University and serves as Chair of the Governance Committee of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ). She is a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Center for Women’s Health and Information and Eventful Nigeria.
Bisi is passionate about Corporate Governance and facilitates Board level training on the subject. She is a resource person at the Institute of Directors and anchors a weekly column on Corporate Governance in BusinessDay.
Digital Marketing Coach & Online Reputation Manager
He is a Digital technology advocate and a seasoned blogger of 7 years standing. He has supported various tech startups and companies with his high valued skills and proficiencies, and has continued to do so till date with futuristic visionary approach.
Babajide is the MD/CEO PaperTalk Nigeria, a Digital Marketing firm and publisher of the popular online news agency; www.papertalk.ng. He is a BSC degree holder from Obafemi Awolowo University, a Google certified Digital Marketer, an APCON certified professional advertiser, and an experience course instructor on Digital Marketing and all related topics of 5yrs standing.
He served as the Digital Advertising director for DigiBrands Limited (a foremost advertising agency in Nigeria) for two years and supervised the online reputation management of iconic brands such as Coleman Wires & Cables, Texaco, GreenHub Africa, Daily Need Nigeria Ltd, Dedeon Haemoglobin Syrup, Rexall Paracetamol, Pizza Hut Nigeria etc.
Babajide Munis currently consults for 5 advertising agencies in Lagos and Abuja and is also the Digital Advertising consultant and online campaign manager for a popular governorship aspirant from Abia state in Nigeria.
Founder. Entrepreneur. Mentor
He has varied experience in banking, covering areas like Credits and Marketing, Financial Control, Strategy and Planning, Treasury, Banking Operations, Branding and Communications, Mortgage Banking, etc.
Dr. Femi Johnson is a Non-Executive Director at Homebase Mortgage Bank, Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company Plc. (NMRC) and 5 other institutions in the financial sector. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, and he holds a DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) degree from the Cranfield University, United Kingdom in Economics and Finance. He also holds an MBA degree from the Lagos Business School. He is a Fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), a Fellow (FCTI) of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), a Fellow (FICA) of the Institute of Credit Administration, an Honorary Senior Chartered Banker (HCIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), and an Associate of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, (NYSSCPA). He started his banking career in 1992 at Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. and thereafter moved to the mortgage banking and housing finance sector as the pioneer Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank in April 2004. He has attended several training courses including courses at the Cranfield University, INSEAD University, IESE Business School of the University of Navarra Spain, Shanghai Jiao Tong University China, National University of Singapore, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation, Canada, among others.