Mr. Adeniran Aderogba – Founder
Mr. Niran Aderogba is a chartered accountant, investment banker and public administrator. Mr. Adeniran Aderogba has served as the Executive Director, Administration and Finance at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), the apex regulatory institution for Maritime in Nigeria and briefly held stint as acting Director General of the institution.
Prior to his public service he had worked in the financial services sector for two decades culminating in being Executive Director at Finbank ( now FCMB) and thereafter founded Calag Capital Limited an international financial advisory firm. As Executive Director at Finbank, he oversaw Treasury, Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Private Banking and Collections. Other roles previously held by Mr. Adeniran Aderogba include Treasurer and Head of Structured Trade Finance at MBC International Bank, then a subsidiary of BNP Paribas (now part of First Bank of Nigeria Plc.) and Audit Senior at KPMG (Chartered Accountants).
In the course of his career, Mr. Adeniran Aderogba has arranged transactions in excess of US$2 billion across diverse sectors including Telecommunications, Financial Services, Hospitality, Oil and Gas and Infrastructure and booked several landmark, award-winning deals including the Euromoney Trade Finance Deal of the Year.
Mr. Adeniran Aderogba has served the Money Market Association of Nigeria as Secretary General and Vice President and was involved in the introduction of such landmark banking products as NIBOR and NIFEX and the foreign exchange (FX) two-way quote dealing system in Nigeria. He has attended several courses across the globe, including at the London and Harvard Business Schools and is a recipient of several excellence awards.
A graduate of the University of Lagos, Mr Aderogba is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN.
Mr. Aderogba is highly supportive of intellectually driven initiatives.
Olatunji M. Durosinmi-Etti – Director
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and holds an Msc. International Banking & Finance from the City University Business School in London. He worked with Coopers & Lybrand now (PricewaterhouseCoopers) an international firm of chartered accountants and consultants. He later joined the Central Bank Of Nigeria where he worked for 19 years, and rose to the position of Director before retiring.
Amongst other core functions at the Central Bank, Mr Durosinmi-Etti was responsible for the management of Nigeria’s foreign reserves. He is currently the Chief Executive of Greenforte Consulting and Chairman of Swift Oil Limited and Armstrong Insurance Brokers.
Aderemi A. Aderogba LLB (Hons) BL, Mei ACiarb – Director
With over twenty years’ experience at the Bar, Mr. Aderemi Aderogba is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration, United Kingdom [UK] and Member, Energy Institute, London, member of the International Bar Association and Nigeria Bar Association [NBA] Member, Nigeria Gas Association.
He has accumulated professional experiences in Law, where he has over the years proven that he is an outstanding practitioner. Aderogba is an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School. He is a member of the board of Trustee of the TY Danjuma Centre for Civil and Military Relations. He has in the cause of his professional life attended many courses in many aspects of human endeavour both locally and internationally.
Ayo Gbeleyi – Director
Ayo was the Honorable Commissioner for Finance and pioneer Director-General of the Lagos State Office of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), the Agency driving the Government-to-Business (G2B) collaboration anchor policy thrust for the acceleration of infrastructure delivery. He has had over a decade of distinguished banking career in senior positions of cross-functional responsibilities in financial advisory services, corporate finance, treasury and risk management, financial control and banking operations. He was a Co-Partner with African Advisors and was also Chief Treasury Officer, Celtel Nigeria Limited. In his early career, he worked with NBC Plc. and was Treasurer at the former Guardian Express, Lead Merchant and Marina International Banks. He has served as a member of the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) Plc Audit Committee, Chairman, Audit Committee as well as Member of the Forex Committee of Money Market Association of Nigeria (MMAN), now Financial Market Dealers Association.
Ayo is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School, the London Business School, and Lagos Business School and holds an MBA from the International Graduate School of Management, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain
Pat Bassey – Director
Mr. Pat Bassey, B.Sc, FCA, is the Managing Director of Pesley-PBTG Group, the flagship of PBTG Consulting, an organization with a major focus in corporate re-organisation and restructuring, including mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Pat Bassey has over 20 years of varied experience in professional practice, management consultancy, financial services, commerce and industry. During his long spanning career, he has been Financial Services Manager of Inlaks Group. Whilst with the Inlaks Group, Mr. Pat Bassey held Directorships in Africa Oilfield Services Limited and Offshore Trawlers Limited. He co-led the first Management buy-out of a major company in Nigeria and was also the Financial Controller and later Commercial Director of Vegetable & Fruit Processing Plc.
Johnnie Quaicoe (TEP) – Director
Mr. Johnnie Quaicoe has wide range experience in trust and company administration, taxation, estate planning, jurisdictions and their legal and procedural differences. He was formally a manager at Caversham SA, where he held a wide range responsibility for a large portfolio of trust and compotation entities.
Previously, Mr. Quaicoe served as the manager of KPMG private, where he was responsible for KPMG private’s accounting department and supervised accounts and statutory filings for more than 230 entities with a total value of approximately $5 billion. He also provided customized global tax mitigation solutions. Prior to that, Mr. Quaicoe worked as an accountant for GEOGAS TRADING SA and COVANCE CLS SA, respectively. His duties included preparing various accounting analysis and reports to management (i.e. operating results by company, vessel and region,) and actively participating in monthly closing and annual audits. Mr. Quaicoe attended Webster University in Geneva, Switzerland, and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).