Abidemi Oni is the Head of Finance and Operations at Chapel Hill Denham. He has over 17 years of experience in financial services. He was the Group Financial Controller at Investment One Financial Services Limited before joining Chapel Hill Denham in 2014. Prior to Investment One Financial Services Limited, ‘Bidemi was the Financial Controller for Intercontinental Bank Capital Market.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University and an MBA in Finance from the Lagos State University. He is also an Associate of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
Tajudeen Ibrahim is the Head of Research at Chapel Hill Denham. He has over 10 years of experience in asset management and investment research. Prior to joining Chapel Hill Denham, he was an equity research analyst within Standard Bank Group. He also managed the pension and gratuity funds of multinational companies within the Standard Bank Group.
Tajudeen holds an MBA from University of Lagos and an M.Sc. and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Ibadan.
Ibironke Sokefun is the Head of Alternatives at Chapel Hill Denham. She has over 11 years of experience in Asset Management, Project Finance and Investment Banking. ‘Ronke worked at Chapel Hill Denham from 2006 to 2011 in Finance and Principal Investing. Prior to rejoining Chapel Hill in 2013, Ibironke was the Head of Structured Finance at Greenwich Trust Limited. Ibironke also worked at UBA Capital Limited in Project and Infrastructure Finance.
‘Ronke holds a BSc in Microbiology from Ogun State University and a Masters in Computing from Cardiff University. She is an Associate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS).
Bode Orimogunje is the Regional Head of Chapel Hill Denham in Northern Nigeria. He has over 27 years of experience in logistics and financial services. He was an Assistant Vice President and Head of Retail at CSL Stockbrokers Limited before joining Chapel Hill Denham in 2011.
Bode holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Ahmadu Bello University and a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from Bayero University. He also holds an MSc in Finance from the University of Leicester. He qualified as an Authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 1996 and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS).
Nii Nartei Nartey is Managing Director at Chapel Hill Denham Management (Ghana) Limited. He has over nine years of experience in financial services. Nii Nartei started his career as a Stockbroker (Authorised Dealing Officer) at EDC Stockbrokers Ltd (part of Ecobank Capital). Nii Nartei joined Chapel Hill Denham Securities (Ghana) Limited in 2011 as its first Authorised Dealing Officer. He left in 2013 to join EM Capital Partners Limited as Head of Collective Investments Schemes, where he was responsible for the structuring, sales and management of all the firm’s CIS products. Subsequently, he was made the General Manager of EM Capital Partners with additional oversight responsibilities for Pensions, Private Wealth and CIS portfolios. In 2011, Nii Nartei was adjudged the Most Promising Young Investment Professional at the “2010 Ghana Investment Awards”.
Nii Nartei is a graduate of Agriculture from the University Of Ghana and is currently pursuing an MBA in Finance and Risk Management from the Business School Netherlands.
Lanre Buluro is a Director and Head of Sales at Chapel Hill Denham. He has over 20 years of experience across investment banking, corporate finance, and healthcare. Prior to joining Chapel Hill Denham, Lanre was a pioneer member of the management team at Primera Africa where he had responsibilities including institutional sales, investment research, financial advisory, and securities brokerage. Prior to Primera, Lanre was an Equity Research Analyst at Bloomberg LP, covering the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical industry. Prior to Bloomberg, Lanre worked as a corporate finance associate at Roche Pharmaceuticals working primarily on deal analysis, asset valuation, and strategic due diligence for global in-licensing opportunities and acquisitions of clinical-stage drug assets. Lanre began his professional career as a molecular biochemist at Orchid Biosciences Inc. as a member of the drug and diagnostic device development team.
Lanre is a graduate of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, and Economics from Rutgers College. He also holds an MBA from Rutgers Business School with a concentration in Finance and Pharmaceutical Management.
Ayodeji Fashina is a Director, Investment Banking at Chapel Hill Denham. He has over 18 years of experience in financial services and engineering. Prior to joining Chapel Hill Denham, he worked at Deutsche Bank in London in the Industrials Corporate Finance Group and at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan as a design engineer and internal operations consultant.
Ayo is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University and holds an MSc from Southern Methodist University and an MBA in Finance and Global Business from Leonard Stern School of Business, New York University.
Oby Ugboma is a Director and Chief Risk Officer of Chapel Hill Denham. She has over 18 years of experience in consulting, regulatory and financial services. Oby joined Chapel Hill Denham from J.P.Morgan in the UK where she was an Executive Director in Operational Risk Management within the Financing and Markets products business line.
Before joining J.P.Morgan, she worked for a number of years at the Financial Services Authority as a Prudential Supervisor for investment banks. Oby started her financial services career at HSBC Bank plc where she held a variety of front office, risk and compliance roles.
Oby is a graduate of Biotechnology from Imperial College and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Kemi Awodein is Director, Investment Banking at Chapel Hill Advisory Partners. She has over 12 years of experience in investment banking. Kemi joined Chapel Hill through the business combination with Denham where she was involved in executing transactions including IPOs, privatisation, equity raising and M&As.
She also managed the legal function at Denham, ensuring statutory and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Denham, she worked as an associate in the firm of Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, where she gained wide-ranging experience in Company and Commercial Law. Kemi is a graduate of Law from the University of Warwick and Nottingham University and was called to the Nigerian Bar in December 1992. She joined the Chapel Hill Denham board in October 2014.
Ononuju Irukwu is the Managing Director of Chapel Hill Denham Management Limited. She has over 24 years of experience in Personal Banking and Wealth Management. ‘Uju was previously the Head of Wealth Management at FBN Capital. Prior to that, she was the Head of Priority and Excel Banking, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, where she had responsibility for developing and managing high net-worth individuals’ investments. She has broad experience in both retail and investment banking, having spearheaded product development in institutions such as Intercontinental Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and FBN Capital.
‘Uju holds a BA in English and Literature from the University of Benin as well as an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University. She is a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management and the Institute of Directors.