Bade Adeshina, B.Sc, M.Sc, FCIB, FIoD, FNIM, ACS.
Experience & Activities
‘Bade Adeshina is a strong finance professional, consummate leader and Management Executive with almost four decades of professional experience across academics, commercial and investment banking, discount house operations (now merchant banks), asset management and public service. His career traversed both the Private and Public sectors in top leadership positions with an illustrious vocation in banking, ending at the C-suite level.
‘Bade has significant international exposure in terms of studies, trainings and professional engagements. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Finance from the University of Lagos and a Diploma in Information Science/Systems from the University of Ibadan. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School, Stanford University Business School, Kellogg Business School, Wharton Business School and Lagos Business School. He has been on study tour of several UK universities in the Russell Group and attended several conferences, workshops and courses both locally and internationally.
A fellow of various professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN), Association of Investment Advisers & Portfolio Managers (IAPM), Associate Chartered Institute of Stock Brokers among others, ‘Bade’s experience and exposure has been put to good use at Board levels in industry-leading corporate entities. His advisory capacity is reckoned at both national and sub-national government levels and among community and faith-based organizations.
He sits as Chairman of the Board of Health Assur Limited (HMO); Crownhead Capital Limited, Goldfield Group and Director on the Board of Premium Pension Limited (2017-June 2020), Apricot Investments Limited, CDL Capital Market Limited, among others. He was also a council member of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).
He has served in various capacities as Chairman and member of numerous Board Committees, including Chairman, Audit Committee, Premium Pension Limited; Chairman, Finance & General-Purpose Committee, LAUTECH University; Chairman, Audit Committee, Health Assur Limited; Chairman, Investment & Strategy Committee, Apricot Investments Limited; Chairman, State Tender Board, State of Osun, etc. He was a member of the Technical committee with IFC/World Bank on Financing Transaction/Acquisition of some PFAs and served as Special Adviser/Head, Ministry of Economic Planning, Budget & Development in the State of Osun in Sept. 2013 to Nov. 2014. ‘Bade is a leading advocate of several transformational processes both in the Nigerian economy and other developing economies.
‘Bade is a renowned speaker, facilitator and author of numerous publications both locally and internationally. He is a member of the Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos Country Club, Club arcade etc.