Mr. Adekoya is a highly experienced maritime and oil and gas industry expert with significant experience in investment banking. He worked as a General Manager in Peacegate Holdings Ltd where he was responsible for setting up and developing the company’s marine operations. He was also a consultant to Maine Nigeria Ltd where he developed the framework for a private placement to raise USD 500 million start-up capital and led the company’s participation in bid rounds for oil blocks in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
Mr. Adekoya worked with Mobil Oil Producing Nigeria Unlimited as a Budget Officer, Exploration Department and obtained financial service industry experience from AIM Fund and Trimark Investment Service, both in Ontario, Canada. Mr. Adekoya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos.
He joined the Board in March 2017 and currently chairs the Board Audit Committee and Board Digital and Information Technology Committee. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the Board Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He sits on the boards of Synerpet Ltd and Weston Integrated Services Ltd.
Academic and Professional Experience
Independent Non-Executive Director, Access Bank Plc
Bachelors in Business Administration, University Of Lagos
Chairman-Board Audit Committee
July 2012- Date
Executive Director, Synarpet Nigeria Limited (Formerly Akeprime Limited)
February 2005-May 2012
General Manager, Peacegate Holdings
Member, Indigenous Ship-Owners Association
Chairman- Board Digital and Information Technology Committee
June 2004-December 2004
Consultant, Business Development
Maine Nigeria Limited
Member, Nigerian Gas Association Committee on the Implementation of the Gas Act.
Vice Chairman- Board Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee
November 1999-December 2003
Assistant Manager, Funds Analysis and Reporting-AIM Funds Canada
Civilian Instructor on the Canadian Air Force Cadet Group.
Member- Board Human Resources and Sustainability Committee
November 1997-October 1999
Investor/Dealer Services (Associate)-Trimark Investments Services, Canada
Member-Board Credit Committee
June 1991-September 1993
Budget Officer, Exploration Department, Mobil Producing Company Limited
Member- Board Risk Management Committee
Member-Board Technical Committee on Retail Expansion