DEJI FISHO : CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Deji Fisho is a graduate of Business Administration and holds an MBA from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He holds several diplomas and has attended key seminars locally and internationally. Deji started his banking career in 1992and has had requisite and management training from banks including UBA, Citizen Bank (now Spring Bank) and Ecobank.

His professional memberships include the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Institute for Fraud Management and Control, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR) and Risk Management Association of Nigeria (RIMAN). Other memberships include Abuja Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (ABUCCIMA) and Abuja Literary Society.
He is a consultant to organizations including the British Council, Department for Foreign Development (DFID), the National Hospital Abuja, etc. His consulting competencies cover Business Transformation, Policy, Finance and Strategy. He is an unrelenting entrepreneur and has been actively involved in the initiation and management of several businesses traversing finance, education, insurance, health & hospitality, auto sales & servicing, IT and asset management. Deji Fisho is an author, he currently contributes articles to both local and international journals and magazines.
He has a passion for Youth Empowerment, National Integration, mentoring young people, Community Development and Building Bridges. He is a change driver and is involved in Transformation programmes across Nigeria. He speaks widely on entrepreneurship, ethics, leadership and business transformation.

FELIX ACHIBIRI: DIRECTOR

Felix Achibiri is an entrepreneur with over 16 years of cumulative experience in Business development & Strategy. He holds a degree in Management Science from University of Port Harcourt.
He is the Managing Director/CEO of Rural Steel Bridging Limited, a company specializing in the supply and construction of modular bridges in Nigeria with technical support from Messrs Mabey and Johnson UK.

He sits on the boards of several companies including Securiport Nigeria Limited, a member of Securiport LLC, Washington DC; USA, Lloyds Energy Limited and African Green Projects Limited.
He is widely travelled and has attended several international professional courses, exhibition and workshops. Mr. Achibiri brings his unwavering strength in identifying opportunities, making the right connection and building relationships for actualization of set business goals.

KUNLE OKEKITUN: DIRECTOR

Kunle Oketikun is an Alumnus of University of Ibadan, Delta State University, Boulder Institute of Microfinance Italy and Harvard Business School USA. He is also an honorary senior member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Institute of Cost Management, Risk Management Association of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Management. He has over 22 years’ experience in Banking. He has competencies acquired in senior positions within Retail, Corporate and Investment Banking from Standard Trust Bank (Now UBA), Lead bank Plc. and Ecobank Nigeria Plc. Prior to Fortis, he was responsible for Ecobank’s branches in Abuja and the Northern states.

He was the pioneer Executive Director, Operations and Risk Management in Fortis Microfinance Bank, before being appointed Managing Director/CEO. He is an Associate member of various professional associations including the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB), Institute of Cost Management (ICM) and Nigerian Institute of Management (ACIM). He is widely travelled and has attended several training programs, both local and International in various aspects of Banking and Leadership.

He has been exposed to diverse microfinance training including International Labour Organization (ILO) and Ford Foundation supported trainings on “Making Microfinance Work” as well the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) organized “Capacity Building Training” for Operators of Microfinance Banks in Nigeria. He attended the CBN|NDIC|CIBN recently instituted Microfinance Certified Professional training and examination for all MDs and top Executives of licensed microfinance banks in Nigeria where he bagged the MCIB certification.His professional memberships include the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Institute for Fraud Management and Control, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR) and Risk Management Association of Nigeria (RIMAN). Other memberships include Abuja Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (ABUCCIMA) and Abuja Literary Society.
He is a consultant to organizations including the British Council, Department for Foreign Development (DFID), the National Hospital Abuja, etc. His consulting competencies cover Business Transformation, Policy, Finance and Strategy. He is an unrelenting entrepreneur and has been actively involved in the initiation and management of several businesses traversing finance, education, insurance, health & hospitality, auto sales & servicing, IT and asset management.