Our Leadership Our spirit of excellence and a value-driven mindset is reflective of the extraordinary individuals who lead our team. BOARD OF DIRECTORS EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT Board of Directors Adeniyi Adenubi Chairman Adeniyi Adenubi Chairman Adeniyi is a financier and an investor with more than 15 years’ experience in Institutional and Corporate banking, Investment management and consulting. His vast experience in the financial sector comes from working in Private equity, Venture Capital, and Financial Advisory in some of the top firms in London, and as an Executive Director in VFD Group in Lagos. He serves on the boards of several companies with total valuation in excess of $2b. He is the Chairman of Anchoria Asset Management, Director at VFD Microfinance Bank and a Non-Executive Director on the boards of PiggyVest Ltd, InterSwitch-E’Clat Ltd, ArtSplit Global and many others. He also serves as a Trustee of several charitable organizations including the Guest Artist Studio (A Yinka Shonibare foundation). He is a Harvard Business School alumni of the Owner President Management program. Azubike Emodi Managing Director Azubike Emodi Managing Director Azubike is the Managing Director, Anchoria Asset Management. He is a ﬁnancial services professional with experience in Retail & Commercial Banking, Strategic Planning & Process Improvement, Financial Analysis & Modelling and Fund Management. He started his career with Zenith Bank Plc, then Royal Bank of Canada before joining VFD Group in 2016. He was the Managing Director of the foremost digital Bank in Nigeria, VBank before being appointed as the Managing Director of Anchoria Asset Management in 2021. Azubike is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers, Canada Securities Institute and Securities and Exchange Commission. Abayomi Awobokun Non Executive Director Abayomi Awobokun Non Executive Director Abayomi Awobokun is a Non-Executive Director at Anchoria Asset Management Limited. With over twenty-one years of experience in key sectors of the economy he has racked up significant expertise including financial acumen with expertise in Risk management, Corporate Governance, Entrepreneurship, Organization development & Human Resource, Divestments, Mergers & Acquisition management. He spent seventeen years at Oando PLC, moving positions from Head of Investor Relations, to COO and then CEO of Oando Marketing PLC, and finally, Divisional CEO (International Trading & Marketing Company). Abayomi holds a B.Sc. in Pure & Applied Mathematics and an MSc in International Business Management. He is a member of the Dean’s Council of the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Boston USA, the Institute of Directors and the founder of “The September 20 Foundation” (TS20F). He was nominated for Young Global Leader (YGL)at the World Economic Forum in 2016 and the Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu (Tutu Fellow) in 2017. He founded Enyo Retail and Supply in 2017. Mobolaji Adewumi Non Executive Director Mobolaji Adewumi Non Executive Director Mobolaji Adewumi is a Non-Executive Director at Anchoria Asset Management Limited. He is currently the Managing Director of Abbey Mortgage Bank Plc. Mobolaji is an experienced professional with a deep knowledge of the financial services industry. He possesses an extensive working knowledge of sub-Saharan Africa. He obtained his MBA (specializing in Finance) from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK, and his BSc in Management and Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Bolaji became a Chartered Accountant (ACCA) in 2007. He worked for KPMG as Audit Senior between 2006 to 2009 before joining UBA from 2009 to 2011 where he worked in various capacities, particularly in Finance coordinating the Finance Operation of the Bank in over 19 African Countries. Mr. Adewumi also worked for Africa Finance Corporation, Egon Zehnder International London Office, and Fairtrade International before joining Aso Savings and Loan Plc as Special Adviser to the MD/CEO & Head, Strategy between 2012 to 2015. Bolaji Adewumi later moved to First Bank of Nigeria Limited, where he was Special Assistant to the MD/CEO between 2016 to 2019 and later joined VFD as the Group Executive Director, Finance from April 2019 to March 2020. His work experience also includes six years’ service in the Nigerian Army. Mobolaji is a Co-Founder of PremiumGreen Group. PremiumGreen owns significant stake in entities such as VFD Group, Dynasty Real Estate and Germaine Automobile PremiumGreen owns significant stake in entities such as VFD Group, Dynasty Real Estate and Germaine Automobile. Douglas Enahoro Non Executive Director Douglas Enahoro Non Executive Director Douglas Enahoro is a Non-Executive Director at Anchoria Asset Management Limited. He is currently the head of the Group office and the Technical Assistant to the Group Managing Director, FBN Holdings. Prior to joining FBN Holdings, he was Senior Consultant, Business Advisory in Ernst & Young. He was previously the Principal Consultant, Business Advisory & Strategy Nextzon Business Services. He started his career in KPMG Professional services where he spent three (3) years. Douglas has over 14 years professional experience spanning business assurance, M&A, strategy, consulting, transaction advisory, investment banking and general management. He has attended several specialized courses in Corporate Finance including, M&A, Valuation & Modeling in Ivy League Institutions including Wharton Business School, Kellogg School of Management and the Stanford Graduate School of Business in addition to other specialized training programmes. Douglas is a graduate of Actuarial Science & Insurance from the University of Lagos. Halima Buba Non Executive Director Halima Buba Non Executive Director Halima is currently the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited. A seasoned Banker with over 22 years cognate experience obtained from working in Allstates Trust Bank, Zenith Bank, Inland Bank Plc, Oceanic Bank Plc and Ecobank Nigeria Limited. She is one of the few women to have attained that height as an MD in the industry. Prior to her appointment to Sun Trust Bank Ltd as MD/CEO, Halima is a Co-founder and former Executive Director in Taj Consortium, an organisation of young dynamic technocrats and financial advisory experts. She sits on the Board of several reputable Institutions, including those of Anchoria Asset Management Company Limited as Non-Executive Director, and also as the Chairman, Board of Directors - NSIA Umuahia Diagnosis Centre (NUDC). She was also a member of the Board of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) as a Non-Executive Director and a Director on the Board of Adamawa Homes and Savings Ltd. She holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Business Management from the University of Maiduguri and an MBA from the same University. Halima is an Alumnus of the Lagos Business school Senior Management Programme. She is an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants and Honorary Senior Member of Institute of Directors of Nigeria (IoD). Halima is a Champion of youth and women empowerment, and consistently makes philanthropic contributions towards the girl child Education. Kelvin Orogun Non Executive Director Kelvin Orogun Non Executive Director Kelvin Orogun is a Non-Executive Director at Anchoria Asset Management Limited. He is also the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cashpot Limited. Cashpot Limited is a money remittance company with headquarters in London and offices in Lagos Nigeria. Prior to starting Cashpot, he was the Managing Director of Africa Market- Small world financial services Group Ltd from October 2006 to December 2010. Kelvin serves on the Boards of several companies including Electronic Payplus Limited, Global Link Ocean Streams, Webrite Oil and Gas Limited and Herel Limited. He started his career in Universal Trust Bank. He is a graduate of University of Benin where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He also obtained an MBA from Cass Business School - City University London. Olufunmilayo Ayanbadejo Non Executive Director Olufunmilayo Ayanbadejo Non Executive Director Olufunmilayo Ayanbadejo is the CEO of Patrick Ayanski a leading fashion and textile company in Nigeria and Creative Director of, Ayanski Fabric UK. Olufunmilayo has served for over a decade as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Anchoria Investments & Securities Limited (Nigeria) and was appointed a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Anchoria Asset Management Limited (Nigeria) in 2021. She has over two decades of experience conducting business within Africa, the UK, and Middle East. She started her career as an Account Assistant with Henderson Croswaithe (Now part of Investec Group) a private stockbroking firm in London in 1998. She went on to work as SAP FI/CO Consultant with Logica121 Consulting UK from 1999 to 2000. Subsequently she worked at Glaxo Welcome and T Mobile UK and at Yell Reading, UK as a Lead Project QA Test Analyst. She was ERP Program Test Manager with GE Healthcare, UK until 2006. She was Founder and Creative Director at Milliner Warehouse, UK a leading millinery supplier in the UK between 2003 and 2010. Olufunmilayo mentors several female entrepreneurs of African and Caribbean heritage at Jesus House, UK. She also mentors at the Sandbox Project, Canada & Nigeria. Olufunmilayo holds a B.Sc. in Business Management from University of Hull, UK and an M.Sc. in IT Management from the Sheffield Hallam University, UK. She holds an ISEB Foundation and Practitioner Certificate in Software Testing and has acquired SAP FI/CO Certification from the UK. Executive Management Azubike Emodi Managing Director Azubike Emodi Managing Director Azubike Emodi is the Managing Director of Anchoria Asset Management Limited. He is a resourceful financial service specialist with experience in retail and commercial banking. Prior to joining Anchoria, he was the Managing Director of VFD Microfinance Bank. He worked with Zenith Bank before joining Maxxon Pro Service Inc. in Canada where he worked as an Investment Advisor/Financial Planner. Until his appointment at VFD Microfinance Bank, he was a Client Advisor (Personal and Commercial Banking) with the Royal Bank of Canada. He is a member of IFC (Investment Funds in Canada) and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. He holds a B.Sc. in Banking and Finance, an MBA in Management, and an M.Sc. Banking and Finance all from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Azubike is also a non-executive Director of VFD Group Plc and a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administrators. Oluwatosin Adeyemi Chief Operating Officer Oluwatosin Adeyemi Chief Operating Officer Oluwatosin Adeyemi is a conscientious, finance professional with 10 years’ work experience. He is the Chief Operating Officer at Anchoria Asset Management. He has served in diverse capacities as Project Manager, Product Manager and Finance Manager. Prior to his appointment with AAM, Tosin was the Finance Manager at The Bridge Clinic. He also worked with Access Bank, Book Buzz & VFD Group. He specializes in creating informed strategies, managing relationships with stakeholders, and deploying solutions that drive an increase in business value growth. Tosin is a Chartered Accountant, and a member of the Child and Youth Finance International. He has a BSc in Accounting from Bowen University, Iwo. Chigozie Okoye Head, Human Resources Chigozie Okoye Head, Human Resources Chigozie Okoye is the Human Resources Business Partner at Anchoria Asset Management. She has over five experience in Human Resources. Prior to her appointment, Chigozie was the Human Resources Manager at VFD Bridge. She also served as Human Resource Associate VFD Group Plc and Kairos Capital. Her specialization includes Employee Relations, Learning and Development, organizational Development. Chigozie is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). Esther Ugwu Senior Wealth Advisor Esther Ugwu Senior Wealth Advisor Esther Ugwu is a Senior Wealth Manager at Anchoria Asset Management. She has over 10 years’ experience in sales and relationship Management. Prior to her appointment, Esther was a relationship manager at Chapel Hill Denham Ltd. She served in diverse capacities in the Bond units at UBA trustees and then Team lead customer service at United Capital PLC. She also served as a sales executive at AIICO Capital Plc. Her specialization includes, Customer service, Relationship management, Wealth management and Portfolio management. She holds a BSc. in Chemistry from Lagos state University and an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University. James Mobolaji Head, Treasury & Investments James Mobolaji Head, Treasury & Investments James is the Treasury and Investments Manager at Anchoria Asset Management. He has over 6 years of experience in Treasury management and Fixed income trading. Prior to his appointment, James was the Treasury Manager, Fliqpay Technologies Limited. He has served in diverse capacities as Team Lead, Treasury Management as well as ALM Officer, both at VFD Group Limited. He has also served as ALM/Money Market trader at Coronation Merchant Bank. His specialization includes Treasury and Global markets, Investment management and financial market analyses. He has ACI-FMA Dealing Certificate and holds a MSc. in Petroleum Engineering and Project Development from IPS, Port Harcourt/ IFP School France. Benedict Emina Head, Client experience & Fund Administration Benedict Emina Head, Client experience & Fund Administration Benedict Emina is the Head Client Experience & Fund Administrator at Anchoria Asset Management. He has over 9 years’ experience in Fund Administration & Client Experience. Prior to his appointment, Benedict was a Fund Administrator with Stanbic IBTC Asset Management. He has served in diverse capacities as reconciliation officer and investment management analyst. He has also served as a Business support Executive at Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers. His specialization includes Mutual Fund Administration, Customer Relation management and Business Strategy. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Lagos State Polytechnic. Jethro John Head, Fixed Income Trading Jethro John Head, Fixed Income Trading Jethro John is the Head, Fixed Income Trading at Anchoria Asset Management Limited. He has over 15 years’ experience spanning Asset management, Treasury management, Fixed income securities trading and Business development in financial institutions. He started his career with Diamond Bank Plc and served in diverse capacities, within the bank’s Treasury and Financial Institutions, which include fixed income trading, liquidity management and relationship management and business development. Prior to his appointment with Anchoria Asset Management Limited, he was the Head, Fixed Income Trading and Brokerage at Arbitrage and Leverage Limited. His specialization includes Securities trading, Treasury management, Financial market analysis, structuring of fixed income products, Investment management, Relationship management and business development. He holds an MSc. in Corporate Finance from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom and a BSc. In Economics from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Cynthia Okolo Head, Marketing and Communications Cynthia Okolo Head, Marketing and Communications Cynthia Okolo is the Head, Marketing & Communications at Anchoria Asset Management. She has six years’ experience in Brand management, Communications, and Digital marketing. Prior to her current appointment, Cynthia was the Brand, Digital and Communications officer at Greenwich Merchant Bank. She has served in diverse capacities as communications officer, Brand and Event management executive. She has also served as Digital marketing and Business development & Communications officer at First City Monument Bank and Olajide Oyewole LLP respectively. Her specialization includes Brand management, Digital marketing, Content strategy & creation, social media management, Website management & optimization, Merchandising & event management. Cynthia has a Bachelor’s degree in Mass communication from Houdegbe North American University. Musa Shonde Head, Risk & Compliance Musa Shonde Head, Risk & Compliance Musa is the Head, Risk and Compliance Department at Anchoria Asset Management. He has over 10 years' experience in financial Institutions and Capital Market. Prior to his appointment, He has worked as Head Internal Audit, Control and Compliance in GTI Asset Management and Trust Limited. He has served in diverse capacities as Team Lead Audit Inspection, Leads Compliance and Internal Control. He has also served as Ag. Group Internal Audit, Control & Compliance at GTI Group. His specialization includes Internal Audit, Control and Compliance. Musa is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Accounting Technicians West Africa (AATWA) and Association of risk Management of Nigeria. He holds a B.Sc. Accounting, M.Sc. Management in Lagos State University. Oreoluwa Odetunde Head, Research Oreoluwa Odetunde Head, Research Oreoluwa Odetunde is the Head, Research at Anchoria Asset Management. She has over four years of experience in investment research and strategy. Prior to her appointment, Oreoluwa was a Research Analyst at Greenwich Merchant Bank, where she focused on the Financial Services Sector as well as global and domestic macroeconomic analysis. Oreoluwa is a CFA Level 2 candidate and holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Lagos.