Patrick Elimian | Deputy Registrar
has over 20 years capital market experience. His registrar industry experience
include stints at Intercontinental Registrars Limited where he was Head of
Business Development & Relationship Management, City Securities
(Registrars) Limited where he was Head of Certificate Management & New
Issues Group and Wema Registrars (now GTL Registrars) where he was the Head of
has participated in a number of industry initiatives such as the e-Dividend
Mandate Management System and is a ranking member of the Technical Committee. For
his numerous contributions to industry initiatives, Patrick earned commendation
of the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School.
Bukola James-Cole | Head of Operations
has over 15 years capital market experience including Registrar and
Stockbroking. She commenced her career at Hamilton Hammer & Co. Limited and
later transferred to the registrar subsidiary.
has gained significant experience in the industry having led teams that managed
some milestone transactions including the integration of Access Bank and
intercontinental Bank registers in 2011. Bukola also led the transaction teams
for the 2013 Wapic
Insurance Rights Issue and the Access Bank PLC Rights Issue of 2015.Bukola
also led the USL transaction team in the Access Bank divestment from Wapic
Insurance PLC in 2013.
currently heads the Operations Unit and is an alumnus of the Lagos
Busola Bejide | Head, Financial Control
heads our Financial Control Unit and is responsible
for Financial Reporting & Strategy, Treasury Management and Tax Management.
career experience spans Auditing and Financial Reporting. She has led several
client audit engagements while in audit practice and was responsible for
Intercompany reconciliations and Financial Reporting at MRS Holdings Limited
prior to joining USL.
brought to fore her reconciliation expertise, charting a direction for the
current USL dividend reconciliation team, making USL the registrar firm with
the most up to date dividend reconciliation reports.Busola
also brought her audit experience to bear on the conduct of USL’s statutory
audit significantly reducing the external audit engagement period.
Olajide Okewole | Head, Internal Audit
a Chartered Accountant, Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified
Information Security Manager (CISM) and certified in ISO/IEC 20000 as a Lead
Implementer on Information Technology Service Management. He holds BSc in
Accounting from Babcock University and MBA in Financial Management from Ladoke
Akintola University, HND Accounting (Polytechnic, Ibadan).
has over 14 years’ experience in Funds Management, Internal Control and Audit,
Information Systems’ Audit and Security across Consulting, Capital Market and
Banking sectors.He began his career at OmoareOgunnusi
& Co. (Chartered Accountants) in 2004 and joined FCSL Asset Management Ltd
(formerly F&C Securities Ltd) in 2007 as Assistant Manager, Treasury &
Financial Services.In 2008, he joined
Bank PHB PLC (now Keystone Bank Ltd) and was Head, Enterprise Systems Control
up till August 2018 before joining United Securities Ltd as Head, Internal
Audit in September 2018.