MRS. JAMEELAH AYEDUN is the Managing Director/CEO of CR Services (Credit Bureau) Plc.
As a co-founder of Credit Registry Corporation in the United States of America, she moved to Nigeria in 2008 to improve the financial services sector’s ability to utilize credit information to manage risk and expand lending. Mrs. Ayedun has played an integral part in the company’s trailblazing and pioneering efforts in Nigeria. Credit Registry Services is recognized as one of Africa’s Top 20 most innovative companies by Financial Technology magazine.
She was a nominee for the Jefferson Award for Extraordinary Public Service for Washington State, USA; she is President/ CEO of The American Women’s Club in Nigeria and she is an active member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Mrs. Ayedun holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois.
MRS. MOBOLANLE ADESANYA is the Managing Director/CEO of FirstCentral Credit Bureau. She is a 1992 LL.B graduate of Ogun State University, Faculty of Law. She commenced her career as a banker in 1994 with Chartered Bank Plc after her B.L degree with the Nigerian Law School in 1993. She has 15 years’ work experience in the Banking industry which spans over various positions and Banks.
Prior to joining FirstCentral (formerly known as XDS Credit Bureau) in 2010 as Head of Sales and Marketing, she was a Business Manager with UBA Prestige Banking. She is currently the Managing Director of XDS Credit Bureau Limited as well as the Association’s Chairman.
AHMED ‘TUNDE POPOOLA is the pioneer Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of CRC Credit Bureau Limited. He has over 25 years of rich work experience spanning the private and public sectors of the Nigerian economy.
Prior to CRC, he was the pioneer Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA), an agency established by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to stimulate entrepreneurship endeavours and business growth in the FCT. Before then, he was in the banking industry where he rose to the position of General Manager/Chief Finance Officer.
Mr. Popoola holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and two Masters Degrees in Economics and Banking & Finance from the University of Lagos. He is also an alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS), the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Wharton Business School. He holds the fellowship of five institutions namely, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) and the Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria. He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD).
He has facilitated and attended several programs especially in his key areas of expertise- Entrepreneurship, Banking Operations, Risk Management, Financial Management, Leadership and Development, in Nigeria and abroad. He has, to his credit, several awards and recognitions especially for his role in leadership development, entrepreneurship and self-empowerment of the youths including Nigeria’s first Pan-African Prize for Entrepreneurial Teachers’ Award. He is the Founder of TOMEB Foundation for Youth Development and Sustainability.
MISS ONOME AKO is the Executive Secretary of Credit Bureau Association of Nigeria responsible for driving advocacy initiatives of CBAN, act as a resource person to stakeholders and manage the association’s secretariat. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Lagos.
She has worked as a Human Resources Personnel for some years. She is a Student member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN).