MR. AKINSOLA AKEREDOLU-ALE
An astute market analyst and operator, Akinsola has worked in various capacities since he became an authorized dealer in 1994 and a chartered stockbroker in 1995 and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers in 2008. His first degree was earned from the University of Lagos. He has a Masters degree in Corporate Governance from the Leeds Metropolitan University, UK and is an Associate of the Nigerian Institute of Management.
He has over 23 years of experience in wealth management- both in capital and money markets. His career began as a Manager in Fidelity Finance Company in 1992. Akin has managed large portfolios since then. In 1997, he was the pioneer General Manager and Chief Executive of BFCL Assets & Securities Limited (A Subsidiary of Oceanic International Bank Plc), in 1997 he was Managing Director and Chief Executive of State Street Global Acquisitions Limited, a position he held until he joined Fountain Securities Limited in the capacity of an executive director in 2002. He then moved to Arian Capital Management in 2006 to 2008 as the Chief Operating Officer before joining DSU Brokerage as The Managing Director. He is currently the Group CEO of Gem Assets Management Ltd. He has served on various Committees at the Federal Government level including Vision 2020 Corporate Governance Thematic group and the Coordinator Financing Mechanism for National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan.
He is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers. He is currently the General Secretary of Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON).