Management Team

Jide Ogundare

Chief Executive Officer

Jide Ogundare

Chief Executive Officer

Jide is the Chief Executive Officer of MBO Capital. He has over 27 years financial services experience in West Africa. Prior to founding MBO Capital Management, Jide Ogundare was an Executive Director and Head of the Retail Banking Division of GTBank, a leading African Bank with Nigerian roots. The bank operates subsidiaries in other countries in Africa and Europe including the UK. Jide joined GTBank at inception in 1990 and became an Executive Director in 2002. Elsewhere, he served on the Board of GTBank Sierra Leone for a period of 8 years, initially as a Non-Executive Director and later as Chairman of the Board. During his 21 years with GTBank he worked in various departments including Investment Banking and Funds Management.

Jide holds an MBA degree from Cardiff Business School UK, and an LLB degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is a qualified legal practitioner called to the Nigerian Bar in 1987.

Adekunle Adebiyi

Executive Director, Investments

Adekunle Adebiyi

Executive Director, Investments

Adekunle oversees MBO Capital’s investment division. He has over 15 years experience in investment banking, consulting, telecommunications, operations management and private equity.

Prior to joining MBO Capital Management Limited, Adekunle worked at PwC Nigeria as a Corporate Finance Manager, where he provided sell-side and buyside financial advisory. Adekunle previously worked for Access Bank plc, initially as head of private equity in its asset management subsidiary and then as a team lead in the financial markets division. He has also worked in New York at Lehman Brothers as an investment-banking Associate and in London at DHL, a global logistics company. He started his career at Analysys, a UK-based telecommunications consultancy as a research analyst.

Adekunle holds an MBA in Finance from the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) and an MA/MEng in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

Olubusola Aigbogun

Head, Legal and Compliance

Olubusola Aigbogun

Head, Legal and Compliance

Over 13years experience in Corporate and Commercial law, M&A, Regulatory Compliance and Fund Governance. Former Senior Legal Counsel at Verod Capital Management Ltd, Short Term Consultant at IFC and Counsel at Olaniwun Ajayi LP. 

LL.M, University of Warwick, Investment Operations Certificate (CISI UK), LL.B., University of Lagos. 

Chiamaka Ndukauba

Associate, Investments

Chiamaka Ndukauba

Associate, Investments

Chiamaka is an associate in MBO Capital’s investment division. She has 6 years' experience in corporate finance and project advisory.

 

Prior to joining MBO Capital Management Limited, Chiamaka worked at Nestoil where she provided corporate finance and project management advisory services for a greenfield power generation plant. She also worked at PwC Nigeria in the Audit and Deal Advisory practice where she provided audit, corporate finance, transaction, and financial advisory services. 

 

Chiamaka holds an MSc in Development Economics from SOAS, University of London and a BSc in Economics from Veritas University, Abuja. She is also CFA Level III candidate.

Seyon Hunga

Associate, Investments

Seyon Hunga

Associate, Investments

Seyon is an associate in MBO Capital’s investment division. He has over seven years experience in consulting and pension fund management.

Prior to joining MBO Capital Management Limited, Seyon worked at KPMG Nigeria as a senior associate in the Deal Advisory practice where he  provided corporate finance, transaction and financial advisory services.

He also worked as a benefit officer and strategy officer at Trustfund Pensions Ltd, a leading pension fund administrator in Nigeria.

Seyon holds a B.Sc in Biochemistry from the University of Lagos, Affiliate membership of the Association of Chartered Certified  Accountants (ACCA) and is a student member of the CFA institute.

Dare Adeyemo

Senior Analyst, Investments

Dare Adeyemo

Senior Analyst, Investments

Dare has over four years of working experience in investment banking, private equity, financial services, and investment management. 

Prior to joining MBO Capital Management Limited, Dare worked at Deloitte Nigeria as a corporate finance analyst, where he provided both sell-side and buy-side financial advisory services. Dare also previously worked as an investment analyst for TY Holdings Limited, an investment holding company with over 63 investee companies and Rosabon Financial Services, a non-bank financial service firm, as a financial analyst.

Dare holds a BSc in Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile – Ife. He is an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA). Dare is a level 3 CFA candidate.

Morin Jide-Ibironke

Business Development Manager

Morin Jide-Ibironke

Business Development Manager

Morin possesses over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry working across different roles in sales, business development, product development and relationship management both locally and internationally. As a business development manager, she is responsible for developing and driving the growth strategy for MBO Capital and its portfolio companies, managing client’s portfolios and providing financial advisory services.

She started her career with the Lead Bank and held roles in Private Banking - sales and business development. She left, to further her studies and worked with HBOS Plc as well as Vodafone Plc whilst based in the United Kingdom. Upon her return to Nigeria, she joined Standard Chartered Bank Plc as an Investment Services / Relationship Officer.

Morin later joined CRC Credit Bureau as a Relationship Officer and rose to become the Head of the Sales and Marketing department before she leaving  to join FBN Capital Limited as the Head Private Banking / High Net-worth Individuals. Before joining MBO Capital, Morin worked in Sterling Bank

Morin  holds an MBA degree from Cardiff Business School UK, and a Bachelors degree in Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University.

Stellamaris Mordi​

Financial Controller

Stellamaris Mordi​

Financial Controller

Stella has over 12 years of experience in the venture capital and Private Equity industry with application of accounting, financial analysis and modelling, budgeting, forecasting, project management and monitoring, investment evaluation and provision of bookkeeping support to SMEs.  Prior to joining MBO, She worked as a short-term consultant with Present Value an IFC Fund manager with offices in Mauritius, Sierra Leone and Liberia., and as a senior financial analyst at Unique Venture Capital (UVC) (Managers of SMEEIS and West African Venture Fund).

Stella is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and holds a BSc Statistics, from Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, Edo State.

Ebenezer Awhanjinu

IT Manager

Ebenezer Awhanjinu

IT Manager

Ebenezer oversees the IT Department of the company and has over 10 years' experience in Information technology. 

Prior to joining MBO Capital, Ebenezer worked in the technology division of Guaranty Trust Bank, Plc as an end user support officer, where he provided technical support to over 200 branches across Nigeria. 

Ebenezer holds a BSc in Computer Science & Statistics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and he is ITIL Certified.

Tolulope Fasetire

Office Manager

Tolulope Fasetire

Office Manager

Tolu has over four years experience in administrative, customer services and human resources roles. She is a former office administrator at Sterling Virtual Offices, administrative manager and assistant human resource officer at an oil & gas marine services company in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

She holds a B.A (Hons) in French & International Relations from Osun State University. Tolu is a Member of the Association for Project Management(APM), and a student member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM).

Board of Directors

Dr. Olufemi A. Lalude

Chairman, Board of Directors

Dr. Olufemi A. Lalude

Chairman, Board of Directors

Dr. Olufemi Lalude serves as the Chairman of MBO Capital Management Limited and is responsible for offering guidance, support, expertise and an objective perspective to the Board on the key matters of strategy, operational management, organisational structure and development, commercial and financial affairs, and risk management.

 

He has a distinguished history of directorships and consulting leadership of various major companies, largely in the petrochemical and engineering sections. He has been a Director of Addax Petroleum & Petrodata Management Services and is Chairman of Crestech Engineering. Dr. Lalude was formerly employed at Shell, beginning with Shell Nigeria (SPDC) in 1970, where he rose to become the Head of the Engineering Technical Services. He moved on to Shell International and led the Worldwide Engineering Liaison and Advisory Group, before moving once again to Shell Nigeria and taking charge of all engineering strategic planning and professional development of engineering staff. He was appointed Director and General Manager of the Western Division of SPDC in 1989 and oversaw the highly active exploration and production activities including technical planning and programme execution along with financial planning and investment.

Harry Tomi Davies

Director

Harry Tomi Davies

Director

Tomi Davies is responsible for offering guidance, support, expertise and an objective perspective to the Board on the key matters of strategy, operational management, organisational structure and development, commercial and financial affairs, and risk management.

With a successful background in blue chip companies in the UK, USA and Africa, Tomi is a recognised expert in the IT-led transformation of businesses.  He is CEO of TVCLabs, a Technology Business Incubation Company based in Lagos, Nigeria and sits on the Boards of Sproxil, Strika Entertainment, TechnoVision Communications and PeoplePrime.

Tomi is a member of the Institute of Directors, the British Computer Society, Genesis Project, the Nigeria British Association, Internet Society and the Project Management Institute.

Theresa Eyamba Nzekwu

Director

Theresa Eyamba Nzekwu

Director

Eyamba Nzekwu is responsible for offering guidance, support, expertise and an objective perspective to the Board on the key matters of strategy, operational management, organisational structure and development, commercial and financial affairs, and risk management.

She is a Chartered Accountant by training and has been responsible for many start-up and transformation programs across both public and private sectors of the Nigerian Economy over the last 28 years of her professional career.

Eyamba served as the Commissioner, Technical Division of Nigeria’s National Pension Commission for two terms before her exit in December 2012. During this time, she was instrumental in the formulation of guidelines for and supervision of the pension industry in Nigeria that enabled the accumulation of N2.6 trillion of pension fund assets under management in the custody of licensed Pension Fund Managers (PFAs). Prior to this she was appointed as one of the pioneer Commissioners of PenCom at its inception.

In 1999, Eyamba was appointed the first female Accountant General of Cross River State in Nigeria. She began her professional accounting career at the London office of PwC.