Our team of Consultants are respected and seasoned professionals who bring multi-disciplinary combination of education, training, practical experience and industry expertise to guide and implement clients’ requirements for our varied consultancy services. The team has a centralized and focused vision, and mind-set for speedy service delivery. They combine years of industry insight from consulting, accounting, audit, manufacturing, upstream Oil & Gas, banking and finance, project management and business background.
The Project Team is headed by Tony Olaleye.
Tony Gbenga Olaleye is the Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director of the company and also in charge of Quality Assurance. He is a distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), a Fellow of the Chartered Taxation Institute of Nigeria (FCTI) and a John Maxwell (JMT) Certified Coach. Tony had excellent professional accounting and consulting training, and robust experience with multinational companies spanning more than 31 years.
His career started with extensive exposure in Audit, Tax & Management Consulting with international firms of Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria) spanning over 7 years. He obtained his license to practice as a Chartered Accountant on 30th April 1992 and practised for a short while as a young Accountant. His drive for value creation motivated his move from accounting practice to Industry line Finance in 1996 as Group Financial Controller for Frigoglass Industries (a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Bottlers in Nigeria), covering five (5) companies including the biggest Glass manufacturers in West Africa.
Tony had a very successful 12 year career with Diageo Plc., the parent company of Guinness Nigeria Pfc. (GNPlc), working across Africa and the United Kingdom, which further gave him deep and extensive international professional experience. Until recently, he was the Chief Financial Officer for South Atlantic Petroleum Ltd. (SAPETRO), an indigenous Upstream Oil & Gas company in Nigeria for over 6 years to April 2016. He was in various Senior Management positions for more than 26 years. He is a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Trainer & Speaker.
Tony’s skills set is quite extensive covering almost all areas of Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Corporate Finance, Receivership & Liquidations, Management Consulting, Projects Management/Evaluation, Financial Control, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Controls & Compliance, Budgeting and Strategic Planning and People management & development. He’s also culturally sensitive to the enabling environment and the people.
Tony had his first degree in 1984 from the University of Calabar and was the best graduating student for his Department. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 1989 and became a Fellow of the Institute (FCA) in 1997. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Taxation Institute (FCTI) of Nigeria (2011). He had two International Mini-MBA Certificates from CWC School for Energy and American Management Association (AMA), USA. Tony has attended various international and in-country Management Development Programmes with renowned organizations such as PetroSkills USA, Lagos Business School (LBS or Pan African University), Management Centre Europe (MCE), to mention a few. Tony is supported by other Directors and Senior Consultants in the firm.
The Director of Corporate & General Services is Mrs. Stella Onoriode Olaleye (nee Agbodje),
An experienced Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) with professional accounting training and robust experience with multinational companies spanning more than 20 years. She has extensive exposure in Auditing (Internal & External), Accounting, Management Consulting and Controls & Compliance experiences. She is also a John Maxwell Certified Coach.
Stella’s career started with extensive exposure in audit with international Audit firms of KPMG and Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) spanning over 8 years within and outside Nigeria. She had a very successful though short 3 years career with Procter and Gamble Nigeria / West Africa before joining her husband on expatriation. While on expatriation in Cameroon and Seychelles, she worked with a number of multinational companies including Banks and Airlines at Senior Management positions before returning to Nigeria in 2009 to manage the firm.
Stella has a Second Class Upper Degree in Business Administration from the University of Benin in 1988 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 1998, combining this with family life as mother of three children within that period. Stella is also a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Trainer & Speaker with key focus on Change Management, Coaching and Mentoring people with a view to helping them release their full potentials and Family Life Counseling.
Other experienced Consultants are involved on assignments on need basis and collaborative partnership. One of such is Mrs. Gladys Okebalama. She has industry wide experience ranging from banking and financial services (Chief Inspector; Head Internal Control; Head Enterprise Risk Management etc.), to Finance Controller on a Lagos State Government World Bank Assisted Project, to Consulting and Auditing (PricewaterhouseCoopers – PwC), and has also managed a Due Diligence assignment on Ikoyi Hotels (now Southern Sun) and a number of audit assignments to mention a few. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA); HCIB of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria; and Associate Chartered Taxation Institute of Nigeria (ACTI).
Our Project Management Team partners with our clients to identify, plan and manage the steps required to successfully accomplish the project requirements and goal.