Olufemi Awoyemi

B.Sc(Hions), FCA, FIIM, FICA, FIAPM, ACIT, AMNIM, AIMC, MIoD

Olufemi Awoyemi, Chairman, View Limited, holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in Accounting (1988). He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers, Institute of Credit Administration, Institute of Information Management and Institute of Management Consultants. He is an Associate member of the Institute(s) of Chartered Taxation of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Management and the Institute of Directors.

He been able to build an impeccable portfolio of commercial and management achievements garnered during the course of twenty-seven (27) years of progressive responsibility and results with well known local and international firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, UAC of Nigeria, Eterna Oil & Gas Plc, Phillips Consulting, Fountain Trust Bank Plc and British American Tobacco.

He has contributed immensely to, and has been actively involved in many initiatives, associations, academia and commercial activities including roles as a member of the Membership and Publicity & Publication Committees of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce; Chairman Strategy Committee of the West African Bankers Association. Nigeria, Independent Board Member, Northwards Housing, Manchester City Council ALMO, UK and Technical Advisor, National Assembly House Committee on Capital Markets 2011-12.

Currently he is a member of the Technical Sub-Committee of the Nigeria Economic Summit Groups’ (NESG) Central Organizing Committee (COC); Council member of the Association of Investment Advisers & Portfolio Managers and a member of the Industry, Trade & Investment and Finance & General Purposes Committee of the Institute of Directors (Nigeria).

He is a 3-term member of the esteemed Strategy, Research & Advocacy Committee to the Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (2010-date) where he serves as the Chairman of the Advocacy Sub-Committee, Chairman of the 2013-2016 Strategic Plan Sub-Committee and member of the Banking Industry Group’s think-tank on the National Conference; and since 2012 acted as an Independent member of the Investment Committee of Alternative Capital Partners Ltd (ACAP), a SEC registered Fund/Portfolio Manager and Corporate Investment Advisors.

He equally uses his private time to deliver on knowledge empowerment engagements including being a consultant to the School of Post Graduate Studies, University of Lagos, on Entrepreneurship and he continues to offer himself as a facilitator at many management retreats, personal finance empowerment training, thought leadership and knowledge sharing sessions of blue chip firms, NGO’s and professional groups and associations.

He is the founding President, Board of Trustees of the Online Publishers Association, Nigeria (OPAN) and a member of faculty, Centre for Financial Journalism.

He has published over 1185 reviews, opinions, articles, research work, and publications in the last two decades covering workplace issues, market intelligence and environmental scanning, service/ practice/innovation issues in the capital market, corporate governance in Nigeria and the financial markets, public policy and impact assessment, white collar crimes in Corporate Nigeria and the Financial Markets. His articles have appeared in national dailies, economic and business magazines, journals and electronic media.

Olufemi is a multi-award winner including the 2015 Nigerian Rising Award (Hallmark Newspapers), the 2015 African Financial Analyst of the Year award by the Global Change for Africa, Brussels; the 2014 ICA Honours Award (Institute of Credit Management), the 2013 Most Outstanding Business Executive of the Year (African Council of Chief Executives under the African CEO Council), and the 2012 Eminent Achievers Award (News of The People Magazine) amongst others.

Kola Ogunleye

B.Sc (Hons), ACA

Kola is an Architect, a Chartered Accountant and an erudite policy analyst and financial and tax consultant. He was educated at the University of Ife (Architecture) and attended Executive Programmes at the Howard University, USA and University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

He was the lead consultant in the tax investigation and audit for Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) between year 2003 and 2009. In that capacity, he successfully audited and recovered under paid taxes in companies such as Cadbury Plc, FCMB, Nestle, ACEN Insurance, etc. he furthered this role while managing the TAMA (Tax Monitoring Agent) engagement of the firm for Lagos State

Recently, he served as Policy Advisor to the Ministry of Finance, Ogun State (4 years) in which capacity he oversaw the activities of the board of Internal Revenue and headed the committee that reviewed the internal revenue law that granted it autonomy. He is committed to Economic Development, true fiscal federalism and one-stop revenue agency.

He has served as a consultant to NEITI in its annual tax audit programme in the last three (3) years. He seeks continually and keeps himself abreast of international developments and principles for application to local realities in matters relating to fiscal administration and taxation.

Jojo Dawodu

Mr. Jojo Dawodu is a graduate of Economics/Urban and Regional Planning from the Florida State University, USA. Mr. Dawodu has a rich and varied work experience from marketing of fast moving consumer goods to project management, having worked in such organizations as African Petroleum, Coca-Cola International, and other notable global brands.

He is involved in private practice and has been able to garner and nurture an extensive network/contact system within the local business community.