Management Team

Members of the management team have a strong commitment to high standards of corporate governance.

Peter O. Ashade

Managing Director/CEO

Peter is an astute investment banker with close to 3 decades’ cognate experience in Nigeria’s money and capital market.

He joined UBA Registrars Ltd (now Africa Prudential Plc) in 2006 as Managing Director/CEO and led the transformation of the business from a subsidiary of UBA Plc to the only listed Registrars’ company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange achieving over 8000% growth in profitability within 8 years. He championed disruptive innovation in the registrars’ business in Nigeria pioneering many e-products and successfully implemented a major diversification strategy for the business.

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Prior to joining Africa Prudential Plc, Peter was the founding CEO of Great Africa Registrars Limited (Now Meristem Registrars & probate Services Limited), Assistant Registrar at First Registrars & Investors Services Ltd and Account Manager at Union Bank Plc.

Peter has diverse academic and professional background:

  • MBA, Marketing
  • MSc, Finance
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Bankers
  • Fellow, Institute of Capital Market Registrars
  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria
  • Associate, Institute of Directors

He is an alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School (CEP, LBS).

He is currently:

  • Treasurer, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR)
  • Vice President 1, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Lagos.

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Catherine Nwosu

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Catherine majors in Banking and Finance and also holds a degree in Management Science from University of Education, Winneba, Ghana, and a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA Marketing & Management bias).
Read MoreCatherine is an investment banker of repute with over 19 years experience in Share Register Administration. She is a tested member of professional bodies, which include among others, Associate, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ACMR); Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN).
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Olufemi Adenuga

Chief Finance Officer

Olufemi is an Accountant with diverse professional experience and background. He holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State.
Read MoreHe is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ACA) and Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ACMR). Olufemi has over 12 years post qualification experience in the Nigerian financial and manufacturing industries, including the capital market. He joined the management team of Africa Prudential Plc in 2009.
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Dominic Ogar

Chief Information Officer

Dominic is an accomplished professional with over 15 years of cognate experience in Management Information Systems at Senior Management Executive level.
Read MoreHe holds the expert level certification in IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and certifications in several technologies including Microsoft, Oracle, and Hewlett-Packard. Drawing from his strong pedigree for collaborative approach to project management, he has led the deployment of IT solutions within the Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining Africa Prudential Plc, among others, he led the team which defined and harmonized ITIL processes across the entire business network of Computer Warehouse Group, including all its offices across Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, and Uganda); also designed control mechanisms to ensure they stay within specification. He implemented group wide ITIL service delivery and management process across the same geographical region. Dominic is a global thought leader on IT Infrastructure Library as best practice for service management. He joined the management team of Africa Prudential Plc in 2016.
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Patrick Ukanah

Head, Operations

Patrick’s client-friendly disposition reflects an array of experience in investment banking which spans over 20 years.
Read MoreHe holds a Bachelor of Science degree (HONS) in Business Administration from University of Abuja, and an M.Sc in Corporate Governance from Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. His membership of professional bodies include among others: Associate, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Associate, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ACMR), and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM). In his Capacity as Head, Operations, his oversight spans Customer Service, Verification, Reconciliation, as well as Abuja and Port-Harcourt branch offices.
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Opeyemi Onifade

Head, Strategic Business Implementation

Opeyemi has amassed nearly a decade investment banking experience. Before joining Africa Prudential Plc, he had worked extensively across the print and electronic media industry, with capital market bias.
Read MoreHe is an Associate Registered Practitioner of Advertising (ARPA). He majors in Mass Communication. He had held forth at the Business Development department and later at the Marketing and Strategic Business Development with impressive results.
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Bridget Bayo-Ajayi

Head, Business Development & Products

Bridget is a proven share registration professional with over 14 year’s cognate experience in customer service, business development, relationship management, and financial operations.
Read MoreShe holds a HND in Business Administration and Management from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, and a MBA from National Open University of Nigeria. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR). Bridget has attended various training courses including personal effectiveness, capital market operations, and social networking for executives. Before joining Africa Prudential Plc in 2014, she had worked with various top range registrar companies where she held senior positions.
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Omoniyi Edward

Head, Human Capital Management

Omoniyi holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UK, where she graduated with a distinction.
Read MoreShe is a seasoned HR Professional with key skills in resourcing, organisational design, learning and development, reward management, performance management, HR Administration and Employee relations. She had worked in the banking industry for many years as HR generalist with oversight across Africa before joining Africa Prudential Plc. She is an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), UK and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigeria.
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David Ubaka

Head, Audit & Control

David is a Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience spanning over 22 years. He holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from the University of Lagos, Akoka, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA).
Read MoreDavid started his accounting career with Arthur Young & Osindero Chartered Accountants. He then moved on to play key roles at various financial services companies, including Deputy Head, Internal Audit, Control & Compliance at UBA Insurance Ltd. He joined Africa Prudential Registrars Plc as Head, Audit and Control in 2014. He has attended various training courses spanning major corporate strata, as it relates to Finance, Accounts, Investment, Banking Operations, Internal Control, Internal Audit, and Compliance.
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