Life Management Coach, Leadership Efficiency Trainer , Corporate management Consultant at DIVABYDESIGNRC.
Abiola Itakpe is an experienced HR professional. She is a currently an Human Capital Consultant with one of the big four Professional services firm. She has served as a Business partner in the financial services sector providing a wide variety of human capital related solutions ranging from recruitment, to performance management and Hr Operations. A graduate of psychology, a member of CIPMN and HRCI and she holds a certification in Business Analysis from Havard Business School Online.
Abosede is a passionate Human Resources professional with the mission to change the HR landscape one business at a time.
Finance professional with over 2 decades of experience
A seasoned professional experienced in Preparation of budgets and Estimates, Financial accounts, Tax, and other financial matters. Specializes in Financial Advisory Services and tax matters
Aimiede Ikhenebome is currently a Branch Manger at Zenith Branch with over 15years experience in the Banking industry covering customer service, marketing, branch operations and supervision, corporate and retail segment and a bit of human resources experience. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Finance and Control and an Associate Member of the The Chartered Institute of Bankers.
I'm an IT professional. I'm the managing director of Intermatics Software Services. Aside from Covenant Capital, I also belong to the Children's Church ministry in TCN. My hobbies are, cycling and researching. I'm happily married with two beautiful kids.
ACCA Fellow, Retail/B2B Sales Professional and Machine Learning Enthusiast who is passionate about building teams that deliver exceptional value.
Dr. Bolaji Tejuoso obtained a PHD in Business Administration from the University of Liverpool United Kingdom. He has worked and consulted in the Manufacturing, Banking/ Financial services and Technology Transfer sectors. Currently he is the Executive Director in charge of Operations and Strategy at Teju Industries Limited (TEJUFOAM). He has expertise in Strategic Management, Business Administration, Information Technology, Operations Management, Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Bolaji is also a Business Consultant in the field of Strategic and Operations Management. In particular, he proffers solutions to Operations and Strategy issues that arise from family owned businesses. A skill he developed and perfected due to years of experience and research work during his Masters and Doctorate studies. Bolaji is highly resourceful, and his strength lies in his ability to strategically create profitable opportunities from seemingly impossible situations. He is passionate about Youth Development and Empowerment and is currently developing an all encompassing Model to resolve Youth related issues in Nigeria. Details of this will be announced soon.
Brain Tony Gabriel
Experienced in event mgt and B2B with a background in public health
I work as an Associate in the Financial Advisory/Consulting space and a corporate trainer in Microsoft Office and Financial Modelling. I am also a Social Impact enthusiast driven by love to reach out, impact and help others live fulfilled life. Interested in human development projects geared towards people and societal transformation.
Ebenezer is a Tax and Regulatory Specialist. He has over 12 years of professional expertise in the provision of tax and regulatory compliance and advisory services to national and multinational companies across several industrial sectors. He is also passionate about the growth of startups and small businesses and thus, volunteers in providing financial, tax and business advice and guidance to entrepreneurs in the local and church communities. He enjoys watching movies and taking bicycle rides in the evenings, while listening to music.
Emmanuel Chibuzor Iwegbu
Experienced Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the facilities services industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Admin & Resource Management, Facility Management (FM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Operations and Account. Strong community and social services professional with a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Mgt focused in Entrepreneurial Management from EDS, Lagos Business School. Currently Head of Operations MusterPoint Africa
I am passionate about development and quality improvement of life. I am a banker with 10+ years of experience in corporate and commercial banking covering sales and relationship management for clients in the manufacturing, large scale importation and distribution of commodities and exports sectors. I have worked with top banks in Nigeria and acquired competencies in Credit Writing, Financial Analysis, Customer Relationship Management etc.
A lawyer passionate about Business Structure, Corporate Governance and Intellectual Property, Ibukun is a partner at Syntax Legal Practitioners; helping Businesses and Creatives navigate the rapidly evolving and sometimes overwhelming legal landscape, whilst still protecting their business interests.
Isaac Olu-Joshua is a strategic finance professional and business advisor with passion and energy to help SME businesses succeed. He acts as a Virtual Chief Financial Officer (vCFO) to several Startups and foreign investment firms in Nigeria through InCorp.ng where he provides strategic leadership and business advisory. He is the founder of FSC Professional Services, a tech-accounting and tax consulting firm focused on making book-keeping and tax compliance easy for small businesses. Isaac’s background includes working as a top finance executive across various industries with several years in the oil and gas sector. Isaac is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
Banking professional specializing in International Trade Finance and Relationship Management. Businessman, a creative in nature with a strong flair for writing. Husband, father, and a man of purpose. Thinker. Talker. Teacher.
Juliet is an award-winning baker, high-art sugarcrafter, wholesome food advocate, reformer-entrepreneur who believes baking business can be wholesome, systemized to run on auto pilot and sustainably scaled. She runs a bakery and a Sugarcraft Skill Club for teenagers in Greensprings School Lagos. She featured regularly as a TV baker on TVC’s Wake Up Nigeria Breakfast Show. She is a Goldman Sachs 10,000 women scholar, and listed by Bank & Entrepreneur Africa as one of Nigeria SME 100 Female Entrepreneurs making a difference in their sector.Her design innovation led her to create Nigeria’s first homemade, additives-free, NAFDAC-certified cakemixes.Chef Juls is current Eko Chocolate Chef Challenge winner, whose objective is to make Nigerian chocolate a global phenomenon. She’s winner of Niara Africa Business Pitch Competition 2019, one of top three winners at the Standard Chartered Bank’s Dragon’s Den and her Nutrisap Cakemix product also made it as one of top three winning products at the Nourish Nigeria Challenge -Nutripitch 2019. Beyond her Cakemixes currently sold in leading formal retail outlets, she recently introduced her latest product - Chef Juls Pancake mix into the market.Juliet, a graduate of the University of Lagos, attended the prestigious French Pastry School, Chicago Illinois, and Lagos Business School EDC programme on entrepreneurship.She’s creating a paradigm shift from traditional baking methods to efficient, easy DIY baking processes. She currently helps entrepreneurs in the food sector organise, systemise and articulate their businesses, making them investor-ready. She has got her business funded via investor funds to the tune of N60 Million and ready to teach others how to gain investor confidence in their own businesses too. She’s accessible, down-to-earth and eager to show you the ropes. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelechi Okeke is administrative staff of The Covenant Nation in charge of Covenant Capital. She is all about making sure our big dreams become bigger realities, impacting lives - one business, career or person at a time.
Lucy Chizuru Fintan
I am an Experienced Customer Service Representative with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Skill acquired include but not limited to: Analytical Skills, Communication skills, Interpersonal Skills, and Time Management. I am a professional with Banking and Finance degree from Lagos State University, an Associate Member of the Institute Of Chartered Banker Nigeria and Currently a student member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria. My desire is to become a financial expert as finance is the life wire of every economy, channelling funds and making appropriate decisions that would have significant impact on individuals and the economy at large
Mary is an experienced Marketing Communications Specialist with years of experience in creating successful and award winning campaigns. She holds a certificate in Corporate Sustainability, Ethics and Social Innovation from the Imperial College Business School and an MBA degree from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Obafemi Darabidan is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Coralstone Capital Limited. He has over fourteen years' experience in Banking and Finance covering Corporate, Commercial, Retail and Micro-finance banking segments of the Industry. Obafemi is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), holds a Microfinance Certification (MCP) from the same Institute. Obafemi is also a Certified LivePlan Advisor for Small Businesses, has a Financial Modelling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA®) Certification (in view) from the respected Corporate Finance Institute (CFI). He is renowned for his wealth of experience and expertise covering spanning from Business Development, Risk Management amongst other Executive management functions Corporate banking, deal structuring, retail lending, Banking Operations, Client Relationship Management. Obafemi has practical skills in other areas such as Business Analysis, Problem Solving, Design Thinking, Business Operations, and Strategic Planning. He is passionate about supporting SMEs and impacting emerging economies by developing Business Cases, Financial Models, and Business Advisory. He volunteers for non-profit causes i.e. a trainer and facilitator with the Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) and also a trainer and financial advisor at the Covenant Capital (the entrepreneurial arm of The Covenant Nation).
Adeniyi Ogundipe is a team-oriented individual with a track record of excellence across both the upstream & downstream sectors of the Oil & Gas industry. With expertise in piping, process & project management (for over eight years), Adeniyi has been an integral part of teams who completed diverse projects across the top IOCs & Marginal field operators. Adeniyi Ogundipe has the following certifications: · Bsc Chemical Engineering ( First Class) · Msc Petroleum Engineering (Distinction) · Project Management Professional ( PMP-1906706) · Lead Auditor Certification ( PECB) He is currently the CEO of EXP Engineering Limited.
A goal oriented Professional Accountant with over 3 years experience in real estate, financial markets and logistics industries with a deep interest in Finance. I am a graduate of Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. I currently Act as the Treasury Operations Manager with a real estate firm where I report to the Finance Controller and Finance Director and I also liaise with both internal and external stakeholders.
OLATOKE MATTHEW OLALEKAN
Olayinka Oyetunji is delightfully married and blessed with three amazing kids. She is a Financial Consultant at EY with over 12 years experience. She is a Charterholder of the CFA Institute; a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Stockbroker. She is also a Finance teacher and volunteers in various capacities. She loves to write, read and meet people. Her six-word story is ‘Believe and Pursue, Everything is Possible’
Kayode is a fellow chartered accountant with about 17 years experience in the professional services and commercial banking industries. He started his career with a Big Four accounting firm, PwC where he gathered audit, business advisory and financial services expertise before joining Zenith Bank Plc as its Head of Strategy four years ago. There he has worked with the Bank's retail organisation to implement the retail transformation strategy of the Bank while also ensuring the Bank optimizes cost.
Oluseyi is a Media Entrepreneur with vast experience as a communications professional, writer, editor and content creator. The projects she has worked on have spanned content creation and development in industries such as pensions, entertainment, banking and technology to name a few. Oluseyi's objective as a communicator is to connect with the end user in a language they understand and that results in the necessary action. These have all reflected whilst generating content, be it for a Pan-African television channel, technology conference, food website, women communities, books and the like. To relax she enjoys a good book, stimulating conversation and series or movies that speak her language.
Business owner in the oil and gas industry.
Oluwakoya Adeleke Olugbenga
Oluwaseun Fadiora is a seasoned Nigerian Multipreneur and a former investment banker. He has proven successes in start-ups, bringing together investors to collaborate on projects and continues to influence other budding entrepreneurs through several in classroom courses that focus on sharing his 10+ year experience. He is the founder of MyFlair Resources Limited, one of the pioneer companies in the female healthtech industry. MyFlair is the first indigenous app that helps women to track their menstrual cycle, get personalised reminders and receive tailored sanitary kits monthly for paid subscribers. Our most frequently used feature - the free “live chat with a doctor” has drawn several subscribers to the app. This has earned Oluwaseun recognition with invitations to several TV Shows as a thought leader on this subject. Oluwaseun kick-started his entrepreneurial journey in 2009 while still in paid employment and in 2014 set up Bairstows Energy Limited (BEL). With tenacity and purposefulness, Bairstows Energy Limited has grown from an initial seed fund of N30,000 to achieving annual turnover of N100 million. Today, BEL is a force to reckon with in the renewable energy industry, providing solutions to both residential and reputable corporate clients. In 2018, Oluwaseun founded Avalanche Spaces – a co-working space with an aim to giving entrepreneurs a platform for conducive working, sharing ideas and learning together. He is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. He has worked with a top four accounting firm as well as a marketing research company before joining an investment banking practice where he left as a member of the institutional sales team in 2012. Oluwaseun is married with kids and lives in Lagos. He volunteers for capacity building initiatives such as Accelerate Nigeria and currently heads the Covenant Capital team with over 150 professionals. Oluwaseun is also the convener of “My Journey”, a fireside chat networking and mentorship event that links CEOs and Top Executives with young professionals. Past guests include the CEO of Hygiea HMO, Mr Obinnia Abajue, CEO of Bluechip Technologies, Mr Kazeem Tewogbade and others.
Onyekachi Davies Anushiem
Opportunity Developer/Business Originator Business Strategy | Startup | Pivot
Peter Nosa Ogbebor
Pwana Dooshima Duku
Samson is a consulting Engineer with vast Engineering Management experience across the Real estate and Construction industry. His over 8 years of professional working experience spanned across Engineering Design Consulting, Business Development, Project Management, and Contracting. Samson has been able to master the application of engineering principles to business practice by bringing together the technological problem-solving savvy of engineering and the organizational, administrative, and planning abilities of management in the delivery of technically, economically, and environmentally complete solution for a competitive market and business ecosystem from conception to completion.
Finance Analyst with experience in Financial Analysis, Modeling, Account Reconciliations, and Customer Service.
Samuel is an experienced HR professional who is adept in talent management, talent acquisition, learning and development, employer branding, employee engagement, organisational development and the human resource function with both hands-on and strategic level work experience in consulting and financial services. He has designed and executed several people-centric solutions with leading organisations across diverse sector and industries like FMCG, Retail-Chain stores, Hospitality, Banking, Engineering, Professional Services, Information Technology, Media, Education, Agriculture etc. Samuel is passionate about human capital development, with keen interest and diverse engagement in bridging the knowledge and skill gap that exist between education and employment in Nigeria. He enjoys teaching and sharing knowledge and has been recognised as a top 150 Global HR influencer and among top 10 HR professionals in Nigeria. He is a certified member of the Human Resource Certification Institute, Talent Management Institute, and member of Global Institute of Organisational Development Professionals.
Transactional lawyer with hands on experience in business advisory, projects, intellectual property, corporate law, litigation, negotiation and in depth knowledge in the management of human and material resources.
Temitope is a high performing, conscientious and motivated Chartered Accountant with more than five (5) years’ work experience in KPMG Nigeria, where he has been involved in the audit of IFRS financial statements, review of risk & compliance policies, and the development of internal controls for several clients. An economist by education, an accountant (ACA), auditor, and financial adviser by profession. He is passionate about debits and credits, and is able to function effectively as both a leader and a team member. He encourages diversity and brings to every team, professionalism and creativity in the achievement of common goals and individual targets. He is a committed professional with an aptitude to manage and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously while working under pressure with superior communications skills. Poised for the next management level position and with a verified successful track record of meeting and exceeding goals. Relevant Experience amongst others include: Team lead on several engagements to provide audit and assurance services for organizations in the public sector, oil servicing, power industry and upstream & downstream oil and gas industry. Key Accomplishments: • Winner of innovation award at the 2015 KPMG Nigeria annual recognition awards. • Certified trainer at the 2015 KPMG Nigeria audit facilitators’ workshop. • Nominee for exceptional delivery award at the 2016 KPMG Nigeria annual audit awards .
Passionate and Productive Finance professional.
Temitope Rotimi Olubajo
Tosh is an Experienced Generalist within the Oil, Gas & Energy industry with proven versatility by working in various projects and functions within Upstream and Downstream businesses; with roles spanning Business Development, GIS, Finance, Strategy and Operations. He is passionate about business simplification, waste reduction and unlocking levers for growth and optimization. Currently the Head, Fuels Value Chain Optimisation for OVH Energy, he is responsible for maximizing profit generated from the fuels businesses by ensuring that the entire business operations including supply, trading, jetty operations, terminal management, retail network, logistics, distribution, sales, customer management and cash generation are optimised. He is a graduate of Geography and Remote sensing from the Federal University of Technology, Minna, a certified Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt and also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Nigerian Institute of Management.
Mr. Ibekwe is a Chartered Accountant with more than twenty-four years banking experience. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Engineering from Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan. Upon graduation, he joined the banking industry and has acquired experience from four different performance driven banking institutions. During this period, he gained valuable knowledge and experience in such areas as Finance/ Accounts, Trade Finance, Foreign Trade, Treasury/Investment Management, Corporate, Retail and Microfinance Banking. In the last ten years of microfinance banking in Nigeria, Mr Ibekwe along with some other investors successfully set up Credit Express Microfinance Bank Limited as the pioneer Head of Credit & Marketing. Subsequently, Mr Ibekwe promoted another group of investors to buy over and restructure Finex Microfinance Bank Ltd. He currently leads the Bank as the Managing Director. Mr. Ibekwe is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Institute of Cost Management Accountants (ICMA) and a certified Microfinance Practitioner by the Central Bank of Nigeria. He has attended several courses in banking and finance both within and outside the country. He is married with four children.
Victoria's work explores the future of human capital and its impact on business, people, and the future of work. She is the founder and Managing Partner of Career Hive, a consulting firm committed to ushering young professionals into the era of digital transformation and help graduates prepare for the rapidly changing future of work by bridging the gap between education and employment which in turn will result in increase in human and social capital accumulation, productivity, employability, as well as increased earnings. She has several years of experience in HR and specializes in creating employee experiences that mirror best customer experiences with people at the heart and powered by technology and data. Previously, Victoria has worked with Chicken Republic, one of the largest QSR in Africa where she took on key HR role. She currently works as the Human Resource Manager with Manuchar Trading House Int’l Ltd with head office in Belgium and presence in over 150 countries. Victoria is a certified Global Human Resource Professional GPHR, a certified Senior Professional in Human Resource International SPHRi and an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management ACIPM. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management and a Master’s degree in Management Science both from the University of Lagos. Till date, Victoria has helped over 1000 graduates gain critical job readiness skills as well as land their first employment opportunity. In addition, Victoria has been privileged to be recognized by Pan Atlantic-University as one of the top rising 50 Young Talents Professionals in Nigeria in 2019.