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Our Team

We believe that our people remain the most important asset in the course of our doing business with our customers. We shall constantly invest in knowledge to ensure that our people remain at the cutting edge of professionalism within the financial services industry. The Equator Capital people are people who have over the years demonstrated high level of professionalism in various spheres of financial services delivery.

Our management team has a combined experience of over 40 years in the financial services industry.

Emmanuel Osa Agwoje, B.Sc, M.Sc[Econs] – Managing Director/CEO

An outstanding scholar who won various awards in his school days, he was placed third in a National Essay Competition and was, for three years, while at the University of Port Harcourt, in the Dean List for outstanding performance. At the University of Benin, he was the best graduating student in the M.Sc Economics class of 1986.

A seasoned banker, his career which spanned over a period of 16 years at Allstates Trust Bank Plc, took him through all facets of banking including branch management, credit and marketing, foreign operations, investment banking, private banking and corporate finance; culminating to his being appointed Executive Director overseeing investment banking activities of the bank. He was Team Leader for Prudent Bank Plc restructuring programme that presented to UAC Plc, the majority shareholder of the bank then, the blue print that formed the basis for restructuring the bank. He has attended various banking courses at home and abroad.

As a banker, he was saddled with sensitive responsibilities of managing his bank’s liquidity, asset and liabilities as well as funds management. At various occasions, he was mandated to manage branches where he excelled. He also championed the course of shaping the bank’s strategic direction in terms of human capital development. His intelligence, diligence and integrity saw him sitting on and chairing different policy making committees notable among them being the Bank’s Asset and Liabilities Committee [ALCO]. He was instrumental in fashioning some key policies that were in use in the Bank.

A one time Trustee of Money Market Association of Nigeria, Mr. Agwoje served as a major resource person in articulation of Programmes for the association and played key role in the development and implementation of Treasury Dealership Certificate of Money Mart. Aside serving as member of Rivers State and Bayelsa State Privatisation Committee that advised the Governments of these states on the privatization programme, Emmanuel Agwoje, in 1999 worked with the Minister of Science and Technology in the development of the blue print for the Nigerian Satellite Project.

Anthony Enahoro Edenih, B.Sc, MBA – General Manager

Edenih was educated at the University of Port Harcourt where he obtained the degree of Bachelor of Science in Banking & Finance. He also holds and MBA Finance, of the University of Calabar and has 13 years professional experience in the financial services industry, 4 in insurance as Investment Officer at Crusader Insurance Nigeria Plc with responsibility for product costing, portfolio performance and analysis as well as Deals Monitoring and Management. The other 9 years was in banking where he held several challenging positions. His key competencies are in the area of treasury management, money market operations, asset and liability management and investment banking.

He joined Equator Capital Limited as pioneer Head of Money Market from Allstates Trust Bank Plc where he was manger and Head of Domestic Treasury with responsibility for liquidity management, building and sustaining relationship with financial institutions, fund management, inter-bank trading, investment appraisal and portfolio management. His brilliance and professional outlook were so glaring that he was appointed to serve on the Assets and Liability Committee [ALCO] of the bank as secretary – an appointment he held until leaving Allstates.

Tony is currently General Manager with responsibility for business development.

Felix O. Ebosa, B.Sc., MBA, ACS – Group Head, Capital Market Operations/COO ECL Asset Management Ltd

Mr. Ebosa is the Group Head of Capital Market Operations and the Chief Operating Officer of our stockbroking subsidiary, ECL Asset Management Limited. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration ( MBA, Marketing) from Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State and B.Sc (Hons) in Management from the University of Port Harcourt , Port Harcourt, Rivers State. A chartered stockbroker, professional manager and pensions consultant, Mr. Ebosa is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria and a Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).

He has worked in Power Generation and Contract Supply Marketing before joining the Capital Market sector in 1992. He was at various times Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian International Securities Ltd, Horizon Stockbrokers Ltd and Niche Securities Limited before being seconded to Spring Capital Markets Ltd (with Springbank’s Consolidation).

A thorough professional and very experienced stockbroker and investment manager, Mr. Ebosa has attended several seminars and courses in capital market operations and investment services.

Olalere Mumini, B.Sc, MBA – Financial Controller and Head, Transactions Group

An outstanding accounting graduate of the University of Lagos, Mumini has had a progressive career spanning professional services, industry, commerce and financial services. He started his career at Global Environment Technology as Accountant with responsibility for budgeting and internal controls. Thereafter he joined one of the biggest fast food chains in Nigeria as Financial Accountant and was in charge of banking relationship management, budgeting, treasury and fund management with a portfolio of over a hundred million Naira.

For six years, he was in the banking industry in a career that spanned across desks including treasury management, currency trading, cash management, fund placement, deposit management and marketing of financial services products.

Mumini holds the B.Sc degree in Accounting, and MBA, with specialization in Financial Management.

Onyebuchi Ejiogu, HND, B.Sc – Head, Research & Strategic Planning

A skillful and dedicated professional with extensive experience in the coordination, planning, and execution of operational and administrative processes, Onyebuchi’s career spans different service sectors, including banking. He was Office Manager at Odera Internet Solutions, information technology services providers and was in charge of general administration, personnel management and business development. He set up the entire administrative structure and installed a system for optimizing performance. He later moved to the banking sector where he served in different administrative capacities, including as executive assistant to the chief executive of a commercial bank.

He possesses versatile skills with training in accounting, general management and financial analysis. Educated at Yaba College of Technology and Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Onyebuchi Ejiogu holds a B.Sc degree in Economics. He was the pioneer Head of Adminitration and Human Capital Management before his reassignment to the research and strategic planning unit.strategic planning unit.

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