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Mr. Adeniyi Adekoya


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. 

Professional Experience

Academic and Professional Experience


Appointment Date

Committee Membership

March 2017-Date 

Independent Non-Executive Director,      Access Bank Plc



Bachelors in Business Administration, University Of Lagos


March 2017

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

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