Directors

MR. PATRICK O. AKINKUOTU - Chairman

Mr. Patrick O. Akinkuotu as the Chairman of the company 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. 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.

MRS. OLUYINKA AKINKUOTU - Vice Chairman

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, worked as Credit Analyst at Trade Bank Plc. from 1991- 1993 and  Trans International Bank Plc from 1996–2002 rising to the position of Principal Manager. She left the Bank to join the board of Longterm Global Capital Limited.

She sits on the Board of LONGTERM GLOBAL CAPITAL LIMITED as the Vice Chairman. She is also on the Board of several other companies.

MRS. FOLASADE OSHOLOWU - Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Folasade Osholowu was 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.

Mrs. Folasade Osholowu holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and M.A in Psychology from York University and American University respectively. She is a member of Canadian Psychology Association, Ottawa and American Psychology Association, Washington, DC. She also served as a Research Fellow in Pediatrics National Institute of Mental Health Bethesda, MD.

MR. TOPE ASHAJU - MD/CEO

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 Dealing member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and an Issuing House registered by the Securities & Exchange Commission.

He qualified as a Stockbroker and an authorized dealing Member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1992. He left Dominion Trust as MD/CEO in year 2010 to join the services of LONGTERM GLOBAL CAPITAL LIMITED where he worked up till June 2018 as the pioneer MD/CEO.

He has in-depth knowledge of the Capital Market especially in the areas of Securities Dealing, Capital Raising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial Advisory, Restructuring and Risk Management.

He is an Alumnus of the University of Ado Ekiti, Nigeria, where he obtained B.Sc (Hons) in Banking & Finance in 1989 and MBA in 1999. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCIS); Associate, Abuja Commodities Exchange (AACE); Associate, Certified Pensions Institute (ACPI), among others.

He was appointed the MD/CEO of Osborne Capital Markets Limited in June 2018.