Ayo Gbeleyi is the Managing Partner of GA Capital Limited, a niche-player investment advisory firm. He is an Award-Winning Chartered Accountant and graduated in 1988 with HND (Accountancy) from Lagos State Polytechnic, Isolo-Lagos. A Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and an MBA Holder, University of Navarra IESE, Spain, with broad skills-set and cross-functional expertise in Public Policy Making, Public Finance Management, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), Corporate Governance & Strategy Formulation, Project Finance, Treasury Risks Management, Investment Banking, Financial Advisory, Stakeholders/Customers Relationship Management, Financial Control & Reporting, Banking Operations, and Auditing. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious London Business School, Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Lagos Business School.
He has over three decades post qualification hands-on experience and exposure in diverse sectors and multi-cultural work environments including manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), banking, insurance, telecoms, infrastructure and public administration. He has led series of large ticket and complex infrastructure project transactions across economic and social sectors.
His private sector experience in senior management up to C-Suite roles spanned Nestle Plc, Nigerian Bottling Company Plc, Marina International Bank, Lead Merchant Bank, Guardian Express Bank Plc, Econet Wireless Nigeria, Vodacom Nigeria, Vmobile Nigeria, Celtel Nigeria and Arican Advisory Services.