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PanAfrican Capital {Board of Directors}

Board of Directors

The strategic policy framework of the Company is shaped by the Board of Directors, whose wealth of experience and expertise span across various facets of the Nigerian economy. The Members of the Board are:

Chris Oshiafi

Chris has over two decades of experience in Structured Finance, Consulting, Investment Banking and Venture Capital/Private Equity. He holds a 2nd Class (Upper Division) in Accounting & Finance from the University of London and Master of Business Administration degree from the Universisty of Lagos.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London, (ACII) UK and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACIT). He also attended various programmes at the prestigious Columbia Business School, New York, United States and INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, France, the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain and the Chief Executive Programme (CEP 17) Class of the Lagos Business School. He was the Pioneer Managing Director/CEO of Truebond Investments & Capital Limited, a Company with diverse interests in Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Power and the Capital Markets. He has also worked with the firm of Damitop Consulting Limited as Managing Partner where he worked on number of World Bank projects for the Federal and several State Governments. He served as Executive Director (Investment Banking) of Citizens International Bank (now Enterprise Bank Limited) until his appointment as the pioneer Chief Executive Officer of PanAfrican Capital Plc.

Sina Alimi

Sina has considerable experience in Deal Structuring, Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Privatization and Asset Management. He is an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School's Chief Executive Programme (CEP 18) and IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (Second Class Upper) from the prestigious University of Lagos in 1989. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He joined the Investment Banking Division of Fountain Trust Bank Plc in 1997 and subsequently served as Group Head, Corporate Finance and Head, Investment Banking Group. While in Corporate Finance, he was actively involved in high profile projects and advisory mandates in the private sector as well as the privatization programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Eric Okoruwa
Managing Director

Eric holds a Master's Degree in Marketing and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos. He is an alumnus of the Advanced Managers Programme 'AMP26' of the Lagos Business School, a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration, Institute of Directors and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.

Prior to joining PanAfrican Capital, he was actively involved in various high profile projects, capital raising exercises and advisory mandates in the private and public sector. He also worked on the privatization programme of both the State and Federal governments at Profound Securities Limited, Fountain Trust Bank Plc and Refuge Home Savings and Loans Limited. He has industry experience close to 20 years in Investment Banking and Structured Finance, has been involved in raising capital in excess of N500 billion in the Nigerian market and excess of $3 billion dollar from foreign institutions for various project execution. He has attended various international and local courses on company Valuation and Issues Pricing, Managing and Packaging Issues, Mergers and Acquisitions, Bonds and Derivatives, Asset Backed Securities and Structured Finance and Risks Management.