Mr. Kayode Falowo
He is a seasoned Investment Banker. He holds a BSc. (Hons) in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife) Oyo State in 1982 and an MBA (Finance) from the University of Benin.
He was a Council member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and once served as the Chairman of the Capital Market Committee on Products and Business Development. He currently sits on the Board of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) Plc., where he is also the Chairman of the Rules Committee.
Kayode Falowo is an active member of numerous professional and industry associations. He is a distinguished Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, a Fellow of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers, a Fellow of the Association of Pension Funds of Nigeria, and a Fellow of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria. He is also a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria, the Institute of Management Consultants, and the Nigerian Institute of Management.
He has in the recent past served as Chairman of the Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria (AIHN), a member of the Technical Committee of the National Council on Privatisation, member of the sub-committee on the Extractive Industry of the Bureau of Public Enterprises and a member of the National Bond Steering Committee.
He is currently the President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC). He is also a Council Member of the Nigerian-Malaysian Business Council.
Mr. Falowo is the Chairman of Greenwich Merchant Bank, Chairman of Greenwich Registrars and Data Solutions Limited, and Chairman of Meyer Plc. He sits on the Board of the Olusegun Agagu Foundation, and on the Board of Trustees at the University College Hospital Foundation Ibadan and the Ondo State Cancer Foundation.
Mr. Falowo is a Paul Harris Fellow and a major donor of the Rotary International Club. He is also a Member of the Metropolitan Club, Ikeja Golf Club, the Lagos Motorboat Club and the Ikoyi Club, Lagos.
Dr. Olutoyin Okeowo
Dr. Olutoyin Okeowo is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Motors Ltd. He has a wide range of experience having served on the board of several companies, including VT Leasing Limited, Meyer Plc., Greenwich Merchant Bank, Greenwich Trustees Limited, Funds Electronic Transfer Systems Limited, Kabelmetal Nigeria Plc., Oasis Insurance Plc and TMJ Properties Limited. He started his career as a lecturer in the faculty of Business Administration, the University of Lagos, before he resigned to join the family business in 1986.
Mr. Okeowo is the Chairman of the Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN) and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan Foundation. He is a member of the Governing Council of several institutions including the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo State and Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan. In recognition for his unwavering and outstanding dedication to the service, in 2019, he was conferred the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (D.Sc) Business Administration by Ajayi Crowther University
He holds a master’s degree in Management Science and Technology from the University of Wales, UK, Institute of Science and Technology. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria (IOD).
He is a member of Metropolitan Club, Victoria Island. Lagos.
Mr. Adewale Adegbite is currently the group managing director of Oasis Group Limited.
He is an accountant who previously worked at KPMG UK, Accenture Nigeria, and NBM Bank PLC (now part of Sterling Bank Nigeria PLC) before joining the Oasis Group.
He is presently on the board of AIICO Pension Managers Limited, GTL Registrars Limited, and Cedar Express Limited.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and chairman of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (Ogun State Branch).
He graduated with a first-class honors degree from the University of Sheffield and obtained a master’s degree from London School of Economics (LSE).
Mr. Tony Uponi
Mr. Tony Uponi graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons) degree from the University of Benin in 1986, and immediately proceeded to the Nigerian Law School where he graduated with a second class upper and was accordingly called to Bar in October 1987. He subsequently pursued a postgraduate programme leading to the award to him, of a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree (with specialisation in Company Law) from the University of Lagos in 1992.
Upon completion of his postgraduate programme, Mr. Tony Uponi established the Law Firm of Marriot Solicitors where he has been the Principal Partner since 1992.
He has over the past 32 years, been fully engaged in private legal practice.
He was conferred the status of a Notary Public by the Supreme Court of Nigeria in Year 2009.
Mr. Tony Uponi is registered as a Capital Market Consultant by the Securities & Exchange Commission and is a member of the Capital Market Solicitors Association.
He has played an active role as a Solicitor and Legal Consultant on several landmark mergers, acquisitions, capital raising and other transactions in the financial services sector.
He presently sits as a Director in several reputable Companies including Greenwich Merchant Bank, Meyer Plc, Citadel Nominees Limited, and Davennis Limited.
He has attended several local and international seminars as well as training programs organised for Directors.
Morenike Agbe-Davies holds a law degree from Sussex University and was called to the Nigerian Bar in the year 2006.
She then pursued a postgraduate program leading to the award of LL.M. Law (Hons) from King’s College London between 2009 and 2010.
Morenike Agbe-Davies is currently the managing attorney of Silvax Legal, the brainchild of Angela Morenike Adebayo. The company was borne out of clients’ demand for cost-effective, fast, and efficient legal filings services in an industry where services such as these are not the priority.
Between 2008 and 2009, Ms. Adebayo worked as a solicitor at Aluko & Oyebode where she handled large intellectual property portfolios for both international and Nigerian clients (including The Coca-Cola Company, GlaxoSmithKline, and Nokia).
Also, she was a foreign legal consultant at A. Williams & Co. (Solicitors) in London where she carried out legal research on an array of different transactions.
Morenike worked as a solicitor at Bentley Edu & Co. in association with Irving & Bonnar where she headed the Intellectual Property Law Department between 2010 and 2012.
Lawal Sani Stores
Lawal Sani Stores holds an MBA in Finance and Investment from Bayero University and HND in Business Studies from West Bromwich College of Commerce and Technology England. He has over 30 years work experience with exposure to operations of Nigerian Capital Market at various levels both at home and internationally.
Lawal Sani Stores worked with the Nigerian Stock Exchange from 1981 to 2001 and left as a Deputy General Manager. He joined the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2001 a Deputy Director and subsequently rose to become a Director, he was appointed as an Executive Commissioner of Finance and Administration at SEC.
He has attended various leadership courses and has served in various Capital Market Committee.
Bunkaya B. Gana
Mr. Gana holds LL.B. and B.L. degrees. In 1988, he graduated from Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria and has over 20 years working experience.
He worked with L.D. Nzadon & Co legal practitioners between 1990 and 1992 and Taraba Investment and Properties Ltd between 1992 and 1997 before joining Afribank Trustees & Investments Ltd in 1997 as a manager.
He has attended several courses organized by Euromoney including Mortgage Securitization in Kampala, Uganda, and Management and Leadership in Lagos, Nigeria.