EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DEVELOPMENT FINANCE
Adewale Aderounmu is a 1990 graduate of Mathematics from the Lagos State University and holds an MBA from Delta State University, Abraka–Delta State. He is a CBN/CIBN Certified Microfinance Practitioner. He obtained certification in Investment Banking and Digital Money from Swiss Finance Academy, Switzerland and Digital Frontiers Institute/ The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA, respectively.
His work experience spanned over 25 years in both private and public sectors, involving Tutoring, Corporate Planning, Corporate Banking, Corporate and Project Finance, Investment Banking, Business Development, Financial Advisory Services and Financial Inclusion.
He started his banking career in 1992 at Nigerian’s premier investment bank, NAL Bank Plc (now part of Sterling Bank Plc). In 2004, he joined Nigerian Export-Import Bank as a Senior Manager, Business Development and Advisory Services and left as AGM-Designate in December 2009. At NEXIM Bank, Mr. Aderounmu consummated various landmark transactions and served on the Bank’s Technical Committee on the Revival of the Textile Industry in Nigeria and was a Faculty Member, NEXIM e-College.
From January 2010 and May 2013, Mr. Aderounmu was at Immanuel Capital Partners Limited, a business and financial advisory firm, as Owner/CEO, prior to joining Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc as a Chief Marketing Officer.
In May 2016, adjudged for his sterling performance and visionary leadership, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Aderounmu as an Executive Director, Corporate Bank, charged with Development Finance and Investors Relations.
Mr. Aderounmu is a member of both the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Institute of Strategy Management of Nigeria (ISMN).