Mr. Patrick Akinkuotu is a renowned financial management and process re-engineering specialist with over 35 years’ experience.
He had a fulfilling career spanning Banking, the Securities & Exchange Commission and Academics. He is a pragmatic financial expert with deep insights of corporate finance, market trends, Credit, Investment and risk management issues. He was at different times Executive Director at Union Merchant Bank Limited (A subsidiary of Union Bank Plc) and later Group MD/CEO of Afribank Nigeria Plc.
It is noteworthy that he successfully packaged the re-capitalisation of Afribank Nigeria Plc. in compliance with the Central Bank’s minimum share capital requirement of N25Billion for Universal Banks in Nigeria in 2005. In the course of his impressive career, Mr. Akinkuotu has attended various professional and executive management courses and workshops locally and abroad.
These include change Management, Organization Processes and Building, Marketing, Credit Analysis, Corporate Lending, Assets and Liabilities Management, Equipment Leasing and Human Resources Management.
Mr. Akinkuotu holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance & Banking (First Class Honours) from the University of Lagos in 1983 and M.Sc. in Finance & Investment from the same University in 1988. He is a member of the Institute of Directors, Nigeria and he serves on the Board of various companies and organizations locally and abroad.
Mrs. Oluyinka Akinkuotu is the Vice-Chairman of Osborne Capital Markets Limited. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Banking and a Master’s degree in Management both from the University of Lagos.
She joined Financial Derivatives Company Limited as Officer in the Treasury/Investment Department from 1990- 1991 and later worked with Trade Bank Plc as Credit Analyst . She joined Trans International Bank Plc in 1996 and rise to the position of Principal Manager before she left the Bank in 2002 to join Longterm Global Capital Limited as Executive Vice chairman.
She also sits on the Board of several companies locally and abroad.
Mrs Folasade Osholowu was at various times Manager (Research and Fundraising) MukiBaum Foundation, Toronto, Canada; Programme Coordinator for YWCA Toronto, Canada and Property Manager for Lakeside Mews Canada Inc, Oakville, Canada.
She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, a Masters of Arts Degree in Psychology,and a PhD Degree in Clinical Psychology from York University,Toronto,American University,Washington DC and Howard University Washington DC respectively. She is a member of Canadian Psychology Association, Ottawa and American Psychology Association, Washington, DC.
She currently serves as a Post-Doctoral Resource Fellow at Kenneth Kennedy Institute ,Baltimore MD.
Tope Ashaju is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCS) with over 25 years’ experience in both the primary and secondary segments of the Capital Market. He trained with Dominion Trust Limited, a Trading License Holder of the Nigerian Exchange Limited and an Issuing House registered by the Securities & Exchange Commission.
He qualified as a Stockbroker and an authorized dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Exchange Limited in 1992. He left Dominion Trust as MD/CEO in year 2010 to join the services of LONGTERM GLOBAL CAPITAL LIMITED as the pioneer MD/CEO. He was appointed the MD/CEO of Osborne Capital Markets Limited in June 2018.
He has In-Depth knowledge of the Capital Market having participated extensively in the areas of Securities Trading Capital Raising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Advisory,Restructuring and Risk Management. He is a fellow, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCIS); Associate, Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) UK; Associate, Abuja Commodities Exchange (AACE); Associate, Certified Pensions Institute (ACPI), amongst others.