Management Team

FMDQ Group Management Team comprises of experienced leaders within their respective market disciplines working to drive the business strategy of the Group, whilst ensuring actualisation of its business objectives.
  • Mr. Bola Onadele. Koko

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Bola Onadele. Koko is the Chief Executive Officer of FMDQ Group PLC, a financial market infrastructure group with exchange, central counterparty, depository and private markets businesses.

    Prior to this engagement, he was the President of FDHL, a financial markets and risk management consulting firm he founded in 2001, where he provided business leadership in the empowerment of the Nigerian financial markets.

    Previously in the banking sector, Mr. Onadele’s career spanned across several banks in Nigeria, with senior executive roles in Treasury and Corporate Banking, and culminated as Chief Executive Officer. As a widely regarded financial markets architect, he serves on the boards of various organisations, including as Chairman, Governance Board of Financial Centre for Sustainability (FC4S), Lagos and a Non-Executive Director and Founding Member of EnterpriseNGR Professional Advocacy Group. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Financial Markets Dealers Association. Mr. Onadele is an ardent advocate of gender equality, especially in the workplace, and girl-child education.
  • Ms. Kaodi Ugoji

    Group Chief Operating Officer

    Ms. Ugoji is the Group Chief Operating Officer of FMDQ Group PLC, overseeing five (5) Divisions – Marketing Communications, Strategy, Research, Assurance Services and General Internal Services – and the Finance Services Group. She also serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of all FMDQ Group PLC subsidiaries – FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited, FMDQ Clear Limited, FMDQ Depository Limited, FMDQ Private Markets Limited and iQx Consult Limited.

    She holds a Master's degree in Finance and Management from Cranfield University, UK; a Bachelor's degree in Accountancy from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria; and a Professional Certificate in Strategic Management from Harvard University, USA.

    Kaodi has over twenty (20) years' experience in Treasury, Asset Management, Business Development, Marketing Communications, Finance, Project Management and Strategy functions of various organisations including Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, Hermes Investment Managers Limited, London, UK, Diamond Bank PLC and Guinness Nigeria PLC.
  • Mrs. Funlola Akintonde

    Senior Vice President

    Mrs. Akintonde is the Head, Human Resources Division of FMDQ Group, comprising three (3) Groups –Recruitment & HR Operations, Talent Management and Culture & People Engagement.

    She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria; and is a Certified R3 Consultant. Funlola has over eighteen (18) years of experience in Human Resources (HR) Management, Business Support, Administration, HR & Management Consulting, and Business Process Redesign. She worked with various organisations such as Eczellon Capital, UBA Capital PLC, Chapel Hill Denham Group, KPMG Professional Services, MTN Nigeria and Accenture. Prior to joining FMDQ Group PLC, she was the Lead Consultant for Aracely Limited, a Human Resource consulting firm that delivers successful solutions to businesses.

  • Dr. Vincent Nwani

    Vice President

    Mr. Nwani is the Head, Research Division of FMDQ Group PLC. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics from Monarch Business School, Switzerland; a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria; and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

    Vincent has over eighteen (18) years of experience in Economics, Research & Intelligence, Business Policy Advocacy and Business Advisory functions of various institutions including Kavind Limited, First Bank of Nigeria PLC, BGL Group PLC and Magnartis Finance & Investment Limited. Prior to joining FMDQ Group, he served as a Director at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • Mr. Olumide Orojimi

    Vice President

    Mr. Orojimi is the Head, Marketing Communications Division, comprising four (4) Groups – Marketing, Communications, Events & Brand Operations and Corporate Responsibility. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State, Nigeria, and a Diploma in Journalism from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism.

    Over the last eighteen (18) years, Olumide has acquired experience across Brand Management, Corporate Communications, Sustainability, Events Management and Change Management within various organisations, including USP Brand Management Limited, Intercontinental Bank PLC (now Access Bank PLC) and Oando PLC. Prior to joining FMDQ Group, he was the Head, Corporate Communications and Head, Retail Investor Coverage at the Nigerian Exchange Limited.
  • Mr. Babajide Bayode

    Vice President

    Mr. Bayode is the Head, Assurance Services Division of FMDQ Group PLC, comprising two (2) Groups – Risk & Compliance and Internal Control.

    He has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Bradford Business School, UK; and a Bachelor’s degree in Estate Management from the Federal University of Technology, Ondo State, Nigeria.

    For over twenty (20) years, Babajide has gained experience in Internal Audit, Risk Management, Governance, and Compliance at organisations such as FSB International Bank PLC (now Fidelity Bank PLC), Guaranty Trust Bank Limited, Oceanic Bank International PLC (now Ecobank Nigeria Limited) and Union Bank of Nigeria PLC, amongst others. Before joining FMDQ Group PLC, he was the Chief Internal Auditor of Coronation Insurance PLC.

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