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. Some of them are in 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 has served in various corporate Boards both locally and abroad.