Board of Directors
A Board that keeps us accountable
Each member brings to the table a unique perspective, which when merged, breeds beautiful result and has taken the company thus far.
Chief (Mrs.) Eniola Fadayomi, MFR, FIoD
Chief (Mrs.) Fadayomi holds a LL.B Hons from the University of Lagos, and was called to Nigerian Bar in 1972. Her professional experience spans several years in both the Public and Private Sectors. She was the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Lagos State.
She was the first commissioner for Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation, and commissioner for Establishment, Training & Pensions at different times in the State. She is the Principal Partner at Eniola Fadayomi & Co. and was the Legal Adviser to First Bank of Nigeria, Chairman Board of Directors, Afribank Nigeria Plc. She currently serves on several boards, both in the Public and Private Sectors.
Prior to joining Africa Prudential, Obong was the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Afriland Properties Plc. He previously served in the same position at Heirs Holdings Ltd.
Ammuna Lawan Ali
She holds a BA (Hons) Degree and MSc Degree in Public Admin. She is a retired Federal Permanent Secretary, who commenced her civil service career as a Planning Officer in the Borno state Ministry of Lands and Survey, Maiduguri.
She rose to the position of Permanent Secretary, and in that capacity, served in the State Ministries of Education, Women Affairs, Commerce, Industries and Tourism.
She later moved to the Federal Civil Service as Director, and then the Ministries of Women Affairs, Social Development and Finance. She was later appointed a Federal Permanent Secretary and served in various Ministries, including those of Commerce, Petroleum Resources, Transportation, Works, Environment, Housing and Urban Development, and briefly in the Office of Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, and Ministry of Information and Communications.
She is a recipient of National Honours (OON), and a member of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, among many others.
Fumbi Chima is an accomplished senior executive and Non Executive Director with extensive experience, leading digital transformations within established, global corporations.
She as a Chief Information Officer & Business Leader, focuses on driving business outcomes through the use of technology and digital solutions, with in-depth experience in global transformational programmes and inspiring an organisation to embrace a new future
Prior to joining Adidas as CIO in 2019, She has been the transformational CIO for several global organizations and was most recently the CIO of Fox Network Group; CIO at Burberry Corporation, CIO of Walmart Stores Inc Asia business operations, and CIO of American Express’ Global Corporate Technologies. She has a proven track record of successfully partnering with business leaders and building world-class teams.
She has a Bachelor of Arts, Politics and Philosophy, University of Hull, North Humberside, U.K. In addition, she has a post graduate certification in Women Corporate Directorship, Hong Kong University and Executive Leadership Development of Harvard University.
Highlights of her career include developing and managing the execution of multi-channel digital strategies that doubled revenue and decreased spending by 23%, creating significant margin expansion. Within another strategic initiative, She led a team that divested low-value functions and reinvested in high-value ones that had an impact of several billion dollars in additional incremental annual revenue.
She has both for and non-profit board experience and is a sought-after speaker on topics ranging from the CIO’s role in the executive suite and boardroom, to making digital part of an organization’s culture. She has been recognized as a top leader in STEM, Globalization, and IT.
He is an astute investment banker with close to 3 decades’ cognate experience in Nigeria’s money and capital market. He is the Group CEO of United Capital Plc.
Until recently, he was the MD/CEO of Africa Prudential Plc. During his twelve year term, Peter 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.
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, including MBA, Marketing; MSc, Finance; Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Bankers. Others are Fellow, Institute of Capital Market Registrars; Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria; and Associate, Institute of Directors. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School (CEP23, LBS). Peter is currently the Treasurer of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR); and President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Lagos.
Samuel Nwanze holds an M.Sc. Degree in Finance and Management from Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom.
Prior to joining Heirs Holdings Group, Mr. Nwanze served as Group Treasurer with Bank PHB Plc, Lagos, Nigeria. He was responsible for the overall management of Treasury for the Bank PHB Group (including five banks and several non-bank subsidiaries) which included the restructuring of the trading desk, dealing in financial markets: Money Markets, Bonds, Treasury Bills, Currencies, Bankers’ Acceptance and Commercial Papers, as well as liquidity and capital management.
Before the role at bank PHB, he served as the head of Financial Performance Management and Budgets in UBA Plc. He has also worked on a number of projects and start-ups including Nigeria’s first credit bureau, an insurance company, group shared services model, and the acquisition and set-up of various banks in Africa, as well as other projects in the US, UK, and India. His other key distinctions include the prestigious annual award, bestowed by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) of the United Kingdom.
He is an astute businessman with track records spanning over 27 years. He has amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience in the public, academic, political, and private sectors.
Prior to Transcorp, Emmanuel had held senior positions at Heirs Holdings and had served as an Executive Director at UBA and Managing Director of UBA Africa, overseeing the Group’s African subsidiaries and executing corporate strategy in 18 African countries, other senior roles within UBA included Group COO UBA, followed by his appointment as UBA’s Group CFO, with responsibility for Finance and Risk. Emmanuel is qualified as a chartered accountant, and brings over 3 decades of professional experience in the corporate and financial sectors, working with publicly listed companies.
He is an alumnus of Oxford University’s Templeton College, and a prize winner and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria