Idaere Gogo Ogan | Chairman
Mr. Idaere Ogan
is a graduate of Economics from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria and
holds a Masters Degree (MBA) in International Finance from Middlesex
University, London (1993).
Mr. Ogan started
his professional career as a banker with AllstatesTrust Bank in 1994. In 1996,
he left Allstates Trust Bank to join the Corporate Banking Department of
Guaranty Trust Bank PLC (GTBank).
In 1998, he left
GTBank to start Calvary Group, Incorporating Becca Petroleum & Gas Nigeria
Limited, Cordero Engineering Services Limited and Valuestream Investment
A member, Institute
of Directors of Nigeria which is an affiliate of Institute of Directors United Kingdom,
Mr. Ogan sits on several Boards as Director and Chairman. He is Chairman of the
Board Audit Committee of Marina Securities Limited; Director of STACO Insurance
PLC and also chairs its Board Finance & Investment Committee. Mr. Ogan is a
Ranking Member, Shareholders� Audit Committee of Access Bank PLC; Director of Eastern
Bulkcem Company Limited (Eagle Cement) and Chairman Board of Directors of United
Securities Limited (USL).
Mr. Ogan has
attended several Local and International executive management programmes in
Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School and Wharton School of
Victoria Oso Adefala | Non Executive Director
Mrs Adefala, a founding partner of
WhitGiftLaw Solicitors, is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of
Nigeria. She holds a Master of Laws in International Transactions from the
University of Houston Bates Law School, Houston Texas, USA.
was on a leave of absence from the law firm following her appointment as
Nigeria Country President and Global Power Sales Director, for French Power and
Transport Conglomerate, ALSTOM Group. Mrs Adefala is also a Director on the
Board of the Franco Nigerian Chamber of Commerce (FNCCI).
Following her voluntary exit from Alstom Group in January
2016 (after nearly 8 years), she has returned to WhitgiftLaw as Managing
Seyi Owoturo | Chief Executive Officer
Before his appointment as CEO of USL,
Mr. Owoturo was in the employment of Hamilton Hammer & Co ("HH")
which he joined in December 2002 as Financial Controller. He worked with
F&C Securities Ltd. as Head, MIS. Prior to joining F&C Securities, he
was Head, Accounts/Risk Asset and Business Development Unit of Venture Capital
A 1991 graduate of Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and a
Chartered Accountant, Mr. Owoturo has first-rate experience working with IT
professionals having been involved in design and implementation of a number of
tailored IT solutions. Seyi is also a Fellow member of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (FCMR).
Mr. Owoturo served as a volunteer consultant to the Fate Foundation, an
NGO committed to developing entrepreneurial skills in Nigerian youth.