Board of Directors

Mr. Bukar Goni Aji, OON, CFR is an Alumnus of the University of Maiduguri where he obtained a degree in History. He has extensive exposure managing Public Sector organizations. He worked at top level Director roles at the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs. He was a Director at the Presidency coordinating Family Economic Advancement programme. He was also a Director at the Ministry of Defence, International Organization office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. He also worked as the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Police Affairs, the Federal Ministry of Works, the Common Services Office, Office of the Head of Service of the Federation. He was one time Head of Civil Service of the Federation. He is a Non-Executive Director at Oando PLC. He is currently the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi. Mr. Goni- Aji, has also received prestigious awards such as Officer of the Order of the Niger, (OON), National productivity merit award (NPMA) and Commander of the order of the Federal Republic. C(FR). Mr. Goni- Aji brings his directorate level experience in the public and Private sector to bear on his participation as a member of the Board of the Company.
Tony is a seasoned Financial Analyst & Venture Capitalist. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as the Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of New Frontiers Developments; a venture capital investment firm focused on SMEs. His wealth of experience ranges from Investment & Portfolio Management, Strategy, Financial Risk Management, Modelling, Financial Reporting and Operations Management. In his role as CIO of New frontiers Developments, Tony originated and executed several landmark investments and private equity deals which has gained international recognition. He has worked on several green and brownfield transactions covering Oil & Gas, Power, Agriculture, Real Estate, Hospitality, Healthcare, Technology, Financial Services and Impact Investing. Tony was part of the leadership team that successful transformed an ailing mortgage bank and positioned it as one of the major lenders in the Nigeria financial services sector.
Dr. Peterside is a Finance and Investment Executive with over 25 years of diverse experience and proven track record of service in Public Finance Management, Investment Banking and Infrastructure Policy Development. He has held senior level and leadership positions in the public and private sectors both in Nigeria and the United States. Dr. Peterside is an Alumnus of Friendship University, Moscow, where he obtained M.sc Finance and Ph.D. Finance. Dr. Peterside is a Finance and Investment Executive with over 25 years of diverse experience and proven track record of service in Public Finance Management, Investment Banking and Infrastructure Policy Development. He has held senior level and leadership positions in the public and private sectors both in Nigeria and the United States. Dr. Peterside is an Alumnus of Friendship University, Moscow, where he obtained M.sc Finance and Ph.D. Finance.
Mohammed Mijindandi Before his latest appointment has led the Gas Power Systems unit at GE Power as Managing Director since 2015. He steered the growth of an expanded suite of new unit gas power products and new unit service agreements for optimal customer life-cycle value. Before assuming this role, Mohammed worked as the Director of Sales for Sub Saharan Africa between 2014 and 2015. Mohammed began his GE career in 2007 after previous stints as a Project Engineer at South-eastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and Graduate Assistant at Penn State University. He went on to aggregate over 13 years of cognate industry experience with GE spanning various roles which included working as an Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP) Associate and Commercial (TST) Leader for English West & East Africa. Mohammed possesses a blend of Nigerian and American tertiary education. He is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria) and Temple University (Philadelphia), where he earned BSc degrees in Civil Engineering. He also holds an MBA in Corporate Marketing Management from Penn State University, Pennsylvania
Teniola Eleoramo is the Founder and Group Managing Director of the Kohath Investment Group, a wholly owned Nigerian holding company formed in 2004 with interests in new city development, mining, energy and agriculture. Teni earned a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc - Honors) in Chemical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, and also has a Master in Business Administration (Distinction) from the University of Oxford – Said Business School. He is also an Alumnus of the London Business School, where he studied corporate finance and strategy. Teni earned a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc - Honors) in Chemical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, and also has a Master in Business Administration (Distinction) from the University of Oxford – Said Business School. He is also an Alumnus of the London Business School, where he studied corporate finance and strategy.
Dr. Hassan is a Legal Practitioner with over 28 (twenty-eight) years post-call experience. He is an Alumnus of various prestigious universities. He has an LL. B Law from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, a BL certification from the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, an LL.M from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, an MBA in Marketing Management from Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho, an M.Sc. in Corporate Governance (with a Distinction) specialising in Financial Services Regulation, from London South Bank university, United Kingdom and a Ph.D in Business Administration specialising in Entrepreneurial Governance from Babcock university, Ilishan, Ogun State, Nigeria. Dr. Hassan is an Associate/Fellow member of various professional bodies which include; Business Recovery Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Administration, Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria, Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, Association of Corporate Governance Professionals, Institute of Directors, Nigeria, International Bar Association, Institute of Chartered Mediators & Conciliators, Nigerian Bar Association and Capital Markets Solicitors Association. He is an accredited training consultant by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Centre for Management Development and in the United States from the Centre for International Private Enterprise, Washington DC, USA. Dr. Hassan has also acquired relevant experience in various organizations. He started his career as an Associate in Oshinaike & Associates, he observed his youth service at Pipelines & Products Marketing Company Ltd (A subsidiary of NNPC) as a Legal Officer, he moved to Charter House Finance as a Loan Recovery Analyst and later Industrial & General Insurance Company PLC as the Executive Assistant to the Company Secretary & Director Corporate Services. He had a stint with litigation practice with the Firm of Akinwunmi & Busari as an Associate. Upon the completion of his master degree in Laws, he worked in various capacities at Intercontinental Bank Plc (Now Access Bank Plc) as Regional Legal Adviser, South-West Nigeria, Company Secretary/ Legal Adviser and Relationship Manager, Retail Banking. He worked in the Legal/Company secretariat Department of Equatorial Trust Bank Limited and later at First City Monument Bank PLC, where he gained experience in various aspects of business ranging from Company Secretariat, Investor Relations, Operational Risk Management, Business Development, Business Planning, Business Strategy, Sales Management and Loan Recovery. He retired voluntarily from First City Monument Bank as a Zonal Manager, Retail Banking. Dr. Hassan’s special skills lies in Organization Leadership and Enterprise Governance. He has held leadership roles in various organizations in the Financial Services Industry and undertaken major Advisory Engagements at Management and Board level. Dr. Hassan is a member of the Governing Council of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria and the Institute of Directors, Nigeria.
Ebun is an accomplished Chartered Insurer, Risk analyst, administrator and management consultant equipped with the best track record in Executive Boards roles and Management skills within Insurance Industry, consulting, and academics for over thirty (30) years. He holds a B.Sc. in Insurance from University of Lagos, MBA in Marketing from Ladoke Akintola University and an M.Sc. in Strategic Management from Enugu State University. Ayeni, a dyed-in-the-wool professional; is a Fellow, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria; Fellow, Institute of Loans & Risk Management, Nigeria; Associate member, Nigeria Council of Registered Brokers. Ebun started his career with the defunct Bendel Insurance Company Limited 1984 for the mandatory National Youth Service Corp. He joined Plaza Insurance Brokers Ikeja Lagos in 1985 and had a 2-year stint before moving to National Steel Council, Kaduna in 1987 as the pioneer Insurance officer of the Federal Agency. The thirst for career advancement brought him to Akure in 1989 as Senior Insurance Underwriter/Training & Development at Confidence Insurance Company Limited, a firm owned by the old Ondo State. This position he held till 1993 before he pitched a tent with the Oasis Ventures Nigeria Limited, Lagos as the Risk Management & Insurance Officer. He worked in NEM Insurance PLC in 1996 as Head of Underwriting and later moved to Lion of Africa Insurance in 1999 as Manager, Client Services & Business Development. Fate, however, took him back to NEM Insurance PLC again in 2001 as Head, Marketing & Business Development. He had a sojourn with, Oasis Insurance PLC, Lagos as Deputy General Manager, Technical Services & Compliance Officer/Head of Marketing before he called it quits with Oasis Insurance in 2010. Between 2010 and 2013, Ebun he had a brief stay at Woodland Insurance Brokers. As part of his Insurance career he sojourn at the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), the examining body for all insurers in Nigeria, 2013 - 2018 as Director, Examinations & Records. He joined International Energy Insurance Plc from November, 2021 till date.
Mrs. Ayoola is an extremely motivated and passionate Leader with skills in strategic planning, business origination, business ideation and business development. With over 15 years’ experience in Investment Banking, Assets Management and Pension Funds Management. She is an Alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, where she obtained a B.Sc. in International Relations, she also has an MBA from the Metropolitan school of Business and Management London and a Doctorate in Public Administration from Stratford University in Partnership with Geofidel Institute for Leadership and Management UK, 2021. She has consistently provided business leadership to organisations.