Abiodun Akinjayeju Head, Investment & Risk Advisory in GA Capital, is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Stockbroker with over 24 years extensive experience in investment and corporate banking. He was formerly in charge of the Investment Banking team in the Corporate Finance Group of First Bank of Nigeria Plc.
Prior to joining First Bank, he was in corporate finance and securities underwriting for the Afribank Group for over a decade. Abiodun’s experience include leading key deal structuring in corporate finance, debt and equity capital raising, securities underwriting, corporate turnaround, financial advisory, and buy-side/sell-side privatisation advisory. Over the last ten years, Abiodun also functioned as Senior Vice President in charge of Asset Management at FBN Capital and MD/CEO of FBN Securities Limited.
For a period of 4 years, Abiodun served as Technical Assistant to the Honourable Commissioner for Finance of Lagos State. In that capacity, he provided leadership support to the implementation of the various reform programmes initiated by the Honourable Commissioner. These include revenue enhancement initiatives, governance and control environment review towards bolstering service delivery, restructuring of the State’s Insurance Risk Programme for coverage optimization and adequacy and introduction of e-Payment platforms for effective service delivery in the State.