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.).
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.