VENCAP

Investment One Vencap Limited (“Vencap’) is the SME focused subsidiary of Investment One Financial Services Limited.  Vencap invests in SMEs and in addition, provides essential business support to our investee companies – from the date of investment until financial exit.

Our typical investment horizon is 3 to 5 years and our preferred exit is to the founders or current management.  We succeed when the companies we invest in become successful companies that contribute to Nigeria’s GDP.

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Ezekiel Oluyori

Managing Director, Investment one Stockbrokers Int’l

Mr. Oluyori oversees the stockbroking business of the company.

He is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS).

He started his career as an Audit Trainee with Ibrahim Yusuf & Co a firm of Chartered Accountant and Financial Consultant. He has a stint at Criss Cross Organization as an Administrative Officer. He joined National Orthopaedic Hospital Management Board as an Administrative Officer. He joined CSL Stockbrokers Limited and later joined INVESTMENT ONE Financial Services Limited (then GTB Asset Management Limited). He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from University of Ilorin and an MBA from Bayero University Kano.

Tope Omojokun

Managing Director, Investment One Funds Management

Mrs. Omojokun oversees the mutual funds and retail investment business of the company. She is a seasoned professional with over 14 years’ experience across Commercial and Corporate Banking, Wealth and Investment Management. She joined the Investment One Group from Asset and Resource Management Company Limited (ARM). Before joining ARM, she worked with E.oN (UK) Limited as a Credit specialist and Intercontinental Bank Plc as a Treasury officer.

She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, MA (Management) from the University of Nottingham and a Financial Planning certificate from Florida State University (Academic & Professional Program Services).

Ademola Aofolaju

Managing Director, Investment One Capital Management

Ademola currently serves as the Managing Director, Capital Management at Investment One Financial Services Limited.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. His industry experience, spanning over 16 years, cuts across Commercial and Corporate Banking, Corporate Finance and Investment Management.

Ademola joined the Investment One Group from Kakawa Asset Management Limited (KAML). At KAML, he was Head, Investment Management & Client Counsel, where he provided strategic direction for the company’s investment and business development initiatives. Before joining KAML, he worked with BGL Asset Management Limited, where he was Head of the Specialty Asset Management Desk. He pioneered the organization’s Real Estate initiatives, with the development of BGL’s private real estate fund and coordinated BGL’s Philanthropy Advisory and Endowment Services.

Kemi Abili

Managing Director, Private Banking and Trust

Kemi is a pioneer staff of Investment One Financial Services Group who has at various times, held Leadership roles in Customer Experience Management, Relationship Management, Sales (High Net Worth Individuals), Retail Business Development and Trusteeship. She has attended several leadership and performance enhancement courses obtaining a vast array of skills, cutting across Customer Service and Business Development. Kemi has vast experience from telecommunications industry having started her career with Multi-Links Telecomm Nigeria Limited, and also Econet Wireless Nigeria (now Airtel) as pioneer staff. She currently oversees the Group Private Banking Division. Kemi has a B.Sc. in Political Science and a Diploma in Law, both from the Ogun State ( Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State)

Ore Sofekun

Managing Director, Investment One Vencap

Ms. Sofekun oversees the Venture Capital and Private Equity Business.

She worked as a Management Consultant with Diamond Management and Technology Consultants, Chicago, IL, USA and upon returning to Nigeria was the Chief Operating Officer for Cardinal Stone Partners; a position she held until she joined Investment One.

She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering (First Class Honours). She also holds Masters and Doctorate degrees in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA.

Gbemi Adelekan

Group Chief Operating Officer

Gbemi oversees the group corporate functions.

She has worked for several companies including the British Broadcasting Corporation, Guaranty Trust Bank and Chapel Hill Denham Management. Gbemi oversaw the group financial control and was responsible for the groups’ treasury activities at FBN Capital Limited from where she joined Investment One Financial Services Limited.

Gbemi holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Global Management Accountants, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants England & Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria.

Azubuike Okonkwo

Group Director/Managing Director, Investment One Pension Managers

Azubuike oversees the Pensions Administration business of Investment One Pension Managers Limited.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours) and also holds an Executive MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. He has attended several local and international trainings, seminars and workshops.

He started his career as an Audit and Business Advisory Services Trainee at Price Waterhouse Coopers. He thereafter joined Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, where he worked in several departments of the Bank including Financial Control and Relationship Management departments and rose to become Group Head, Financial Control and he later became Group Head, Retail, Lagos Island. He resigned from the Bank and joined INVESTMENT ONE Financial Services Limited.

Nicholas Nyamali

Group Managing Director/CEO

Nicholas coordinates new business development and oversees group investment strategy as GMD/CEO.

He holds two Masters’ Degrees in Law and Economics as well as an MBA from the London Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK and a member of the Institute of Securities & Investment, UK.

Nicholas started his career as a Barrister & Solicitor with Haruna & Co. He then worked with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) before joining GTBank Plc, working at various times in the legal, corporate banking and corporate finance teams. He thereafter worked with Barclays Capital, London and Mckinsey & Co, London before returning to Nigeria to set up Investment One Financial Services Limited (then GTB Asset Management Limited, a former subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.).

Gbemi Adelekan

Mrs. Adelekan oversees the Company’s corporate functions. In the course of her career she worked with the British Broadcasting Corporation, GTBank and Chapel Hill Denham Management. Mrs. Adelekan until 2015 administered the financial control and treasury functions at FBN Capital Limited, after which she joined Investment One Financial Services Limited as Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO).

She holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Global Management Accountants, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants England & Wales and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Nigeria.

Azubuike Okonkwo

Azubuike Okonkwo is the Managing Director of Investment One Pension Managers, a subsidiary of Investment One Financial Services Limited.

He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours) and also holds an Executive MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. He has attended several local and international trainings, seminars and workshops.

He started his career as an Audit and Business Advisory Services Trainee at Price Waterhouse Coopers. He thereafter joined Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, where he worked in several departments of the Bank including Financial Control and Relationship Management departments. He rose to become Group Head of the Financial Control Unit and subsequently Group Head of Retail Unit Lagos Island. He resigned from the Bank and joined Investment One Financial Services Limited.

Tokunbo Talabi

Mr. Tokunbo Talabi is the President/Chief Executive Officer of Superflux Group of companies (a security printing company) and several other companies. He studied at the Obafemi Awolowo University where he obtained a B. Sc in Medical Rehabilitation. He also holds an MBA from the University of Lagos.

He joined Guaranty Trust Bank Plc as a pioneer staff in 1990. At GTBank, Mr. Talabi served in various capacities from Deputy Manager, Corporate Support Services to Senior Manager, Corporate Banking and later as Group Head, Retail Delivery where he was responsible for the management of all branch operations and administration nationwide for the bank. He left the banking industry in 1998 to establish Superflux International Limited, the foremost security printing firm in Nigeria. He has proven ability to develop and strengthen management teams while maximizing business profitability and efficiency.

Obinna Nwosu

Mr. Obinna Nwosu, until April 2017 was the Group Deputy Managing Director of Access Bank Plc. during which period he directed the banks’s Technology Initiatives; Branch Services/Retail Operations; as well as Mobile Channel Services. Prior to joining Access Bank, Mr. Nwosu held very senior positions with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. over a period of 8 years.

He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy (Hons) and an MBA from University of Nigeria. His banking experience spans operations, general resource management, credit, and marketing. His wealth of experience has over time earned him appointments on the board of various companies.

Joke Chukwumah

Mrs. Joke Chukwumah is the Managing Director of Lucent Limited ( A Trading Company) and School Director of Children’s International School, Lekki. She is also a member of Board of Directors of several other companies.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Hons) from Kingston Polytechnic, Kingston, Surrey, England and a Master of Science in International Economics & Banking from University of Wales, Cardiff. Her career exposure spans Continental Merchant Bank, Chartered Bank and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc from where she left to set up Lucent Limited. Her work experience covers credit, marketing, consumer & corporate banking.

Nicholas Nyamali

Group Managing Director

Nicholas Nyamali is the Group Managing Director of Investment One Financial Services Limited. He holds two Masters’ Degrees in Law and Economics as well as an MBA from the London Business School.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK and a member of the Institute of Securities & Investment, UK. Nicholas started his career as a Barrister & Solicitor with Haruna & Co. He then worked with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) before joining GTBank Plc, working at various times in the legal, corporate banking and corporate finance teams. He thereafter worked with Barclays Capital, London and Mckinsey & Co, London before returning to Nigeria to set up Investment One Financial Services Limited (then GTB Asset Management Limited, a former subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.).

Egbert Imomoh

Chairman

Egbert Imomoh is former Chairman of both Afren Energy Resources Nigeria Limited and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.

He trained as a Mechanical and Petroleum Engineer. He possesses over three decades’ experience with the Shell Group of Companies. He was until recently President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) worldwide after serving on its board as its Regional Director for Africa.