Chris Oshiafi is the Group Managing Director/CEO of PanAfrican Capital Group, a leading Principal Investment firm in Nigeria. He is a Financial and Business Executive with significant experience in Financial, Accounting and Systems Management, including Risk Analysis and Investment Banking. He holds a 2nd class (upper division) in Accounting and Finance from the University of London and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
He is also an alumnus of the Colombia Business School, New York, United States; Insead Business School, Fontainebleau, France; the IESE Business School, Barcelona Spain; Chief Executive Programme (CEP17) Class of the Lagos Business School and a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD).
He was the Group Treasurer for the Lion of Africa Insurance Company Plc, then a subsidiary of the Guardian Royal Exchange, UK, from where he joined Gold path Finance & Securities Limited as Chief Operating Officer. He later joined the renowned firm of Damitop Consulting Limited as a Senior Partner/Consultant where he worked on a number of World Bank projects for the Federal and several State Governments as well as Strategic Turn-around for a number of Multinational Companies. Prior to joining the Board of PanAfrican Capital Plc, he was appointed Managing Director/CEO of TrueBond Investments & Capital Limited, a Company with diverse interests in Oil & Gas,Telecommunications and the Capital Markets from where he was appointed Executive Director (Investment Banking) of Citizens International Bank. He is also on the Board of Fumman Agricultural Products Industries Plc & Nahco Aviance Plc.
‘Lanre's financial services industry career spanned more than 15 years. He is a Chartered Accountant with experience in Accounting, Internal Controls, Financial Reporting, Venture Capital Funds Management, Strategy and Research. He has extensive financial services experience. Lanre's industry-wide knowledge cuts across Audit, Mortgage Banking and Venture Capital. He was a pioneer member of staff First Fund Limited (a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Plc). He joined PanAfrican Capital (then Spring Capital Markets Limited) in 2007 as head of Small and Medium Enterprise Equity Investment Scheme (SMEEIS) desk with the responsibility to oversee the Legacy Banks of Spring Bank Plc's Investments in the Scheme.
He was subsequently mandated to set up the Company's Research & Strategy Unit in year 2008, with a view to providing investment Research & Advice to the Company's growing Clientèle and shape the strategic policy direction for PanAfrican Capital Group. Until his appointment as the Managing Director/CEO of Factoring & Supply Chain Limited to champion and deepen the development of Receivables/Supply Chain Finance in Nigeria, he was responsible not only for PAC Group's Corporate Strategy & Execution but had oversight functions across Financial Control & I.T. Support departments. Lanre is also an alumnus of Oxford University Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. He has attended several courses in Finance and Strategy locally and abroad.
Sina has considerable experience in Deal Structuring, Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Privatization and Asset Management. He is an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School's Chief Executive Programme (CEP 18) and IESE Business School,Barcelona, Spain. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (Second Class Upper) from the prestigious University of Lagos in 1989. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
He joined the Investment Banking Division of Fountain Trust Bank plc in 1997 and subsequently served as Group Head, Corporate Finance and Investment Banking Group.While in Corporate Finance, he was actively involved in high profile Projects and Advisory Mandates in the private sector as well as the privatization programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria. He is also the Deputy Managing Director/CEO of PanAfrican Capital Group.
Eric holds a Master Degree in Marketing, a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos and an Advanced Managers Programme (AMP26)Certificate from Lagos Business School. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management(NIM). Institute of Directors(IOD) and a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA).
Prior to joining PanAfrican Capital Group, he was actively involved in various high profile projects capital raising exercise and advisory mandates in the private sector as well as privatization programme of both the State and Federal governments at Profound Securities Limited, Fountain Trust Bank Plc and Refuge Home Savings and Loans Limited. He has industry experience close to 20 years in Investment Banking and Structured Finance and has been involved in raising capital in excess of N200 billion in the Nigerian market and excess of one billion dollar from foreign institutions for project execution.
He was also involved in arranging the funding for acquisition of Enterprise Bank by HISL($274 million) and the acquisition of Kaduna Distribution Company by Northwest Power Limited ($163 million). He has attended various international and local courses on company Valuation and Issues Pricing, Managing and Packaging Issues, Mergers and Acquisitions, Bonds and Derivatives, Asset-Backed Securities and Structured Finance.He is also a director in Atlantic Edge Services Limited and Keynes Private Equity Limited. Eric also double as the Group Executive Director of PanAfrican Capital Plc and MD/CEO of PAC Capital Limited, the Investment Banking subsidiary of PanAfrican Capital Group.
He holds a first degree (Second Class Upper Division) in Agronomy from the University of Calabar (1988) with field expertise; has MBA (Banking & Finance) from the ESUT Business School (2000). In 2001 he took the qualifying examination of the Information Systems Audit & Control Association, and was admitted to its prestigious CISA membership. He is also a certified Oracle Database Administrator (OCA). Dominic qualified and trained as a Chartered Accountant at the blue-chip accounting firm of Price Waterhouse between 1990 and 1994. He subsequently joined Diamond Bank where he worked in Internal Control department.
In 1998, he moved on to United Bank for Africa Plc where he worked as a Senior Manager and held several positions, the last being Head of Operational Risk Management for the North Central Region. In 2002, he joined Indo-Nigeria Bank as Chief Inspector and two years later he was appointed as the pioneer Branch Manager of Ikeja Branch. In January 2006, following the mergers of Indo-Nigeria Bank with other Banks into the newly formed Sterling Bank, Dominic served as the Relationship Manager, Retail and Commercial Banking in charge of Oba Akran Branch, before leaving for his consultancy and entrepreneurship practice.
He was until recently an Executive Director at Assets Wise Capital Ltd; a Private Equity firm where he handled a number of deals such as the Venture Capital Investment in Eartholeum Networks Ltd., the Buyout of Seric Impianti International Limited and a number of Advisory projects. He is a distinguished banker with over twelve years of professional experience. Dominic has in-depth, practical experience in Investment Analysis, Risk Management, Financial Management and Reporting, Financial Analysis/Modeling and Taxation. He is a member of several reputable local and international professional organizations, including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and has attended various offshore and onshore training programs.
Dominic is also the MD/CEO of Keynes Private Equity Limited, a Strategic Investor in Factoring & Supply Chain Limited.
Mr. Bode Akinboye is the Group Managing Director of the company. He has a verifiable and significant record of performance in the Insurance Industry. Until his assumption of his current office, he was the Vice Chairman of Gemrock Management Company Limited, the special purpose vehicle which acquired a strategic stake in Standard Alliance Insurance Plc in December 2014. He had an exemplary career spanning close to twenty years as Financial Controller, AGM Oil/Energy, Financial Institution Marketing, Managing Director/Chief Executive and the Group Managing Director of Standard Alliance Group from where he left in 2009 to set up the private equity company.
As the then Group Managing Director/Group Chief Operating Officer of Standard Alliance Group, he was responsible for coordinating the strategic plans of the six-member companies with a focus on non-Life Insurance, Life Assurance, Pension Funds Administration, Asset Management, Mortgage Banking, Property and other investments.
Mr. Akinboye was responsible for driving the team that transformed Standard Alliance Group into one of the most formidable, innovative and profitable non-bank financial services group in Nigeria. During his earlier tenure at Standard Alliance Insurance Plc, he led the team to achieve listing and quotation of the company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, grew its asset base to over N20bn and facilitated foreign direct investments of about USD$20m to the company.
A former Management Accountant with Industrial and General Insurance Plc (IGI) before joining Standard Alliance Insurance Plc, Mr. Akinboye is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM); Member, Institute of Directors (IOD) and an Alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-African University. He is also a graduate of the Owner President Management Programme (OPM) and an Alumnus of Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He has attended various courses locally and internationally.
Mr. Akinboye served on the Governing Council of the Nigerian Insurers Association and was the Treasurer of the Association for four years.
He is a strategist in product packaging, marketing, and corporate management; public speaker and an expert in capacity building and human resources development.
Kayode Gabriel Bamisaye, a graduate of Second Class (Upper Division) in Accounting Education from Ahmadu Bello University, Samaru-Zaria (1995). An Associate, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in year 2000. He is also an Associate, Institute of Chartered of Economist of Nigeria (ICEN). He obtained a Masters' Degree in Business Administration (MBA) - General Management from the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Nigeria.
Kayode has diverse professional experience in Accounting, Auditing and Procurement spanning over 17 years in Banking, Aviation, Oil & Gas (Up, Mid and Down-stream sectors). He started his career and professional training with SBO Ogunluyi & Co.(Chartered Accountants) in 1996 as Senior Accounting Assistant. He later joined NNB International Bank Plc in 2000 as Corporate Control Officer from where he moved to Fountain Trust Bank Plc in 2003 as Banking Officer-Financial Control.
At the peak of Bank Consolidation in 2005, Kayode joined Oando Plc where he worked in various capacities at the subsidiaries and Group levels: as Financial & Management Accountant, Technical Procurement Lead, Oracle Asset Management Lead, etc. In 2009,he was awarded the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) Awards for Excellence. He served the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria as Committee Member Accounting Technician Scheme West Africa (ATSWA) and currently an ICAN Committee member of Students' Investigative Committee (SIC).
Moses is an Investment Banking professional with about 11 years post qualification working experience that spans through Investment Research, Portfolio & Funds Management/Securities Dealings. He has worked for First Trustees Nigeria Ltd, now FBN Capital Ltd (an affiliate of First Bank of Nigeria Ltd), Future View Financial Services Ltd and Dunn Loren Merrifield. Moses has a degree in Accounting from Lagos State University, he is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN), Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
He has attended courses on Investment Banking both at home and abroad. Moses joined PanAfrican Capital as Head, Investment Research & Business Development in 2015.