FISAYO OYEDEJI, FCA (MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO)
He is the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Core Trust & Investment Limited, a full service investment banking and financial services outfit.
Prior to his foray into Core Trust as a professional entrepreneur, he garnered cognate and demonstrable experience in credit, corporate finance, investment banking, structured finance and treasury management; starting from Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (NIDB – now Bank of Industry) as a project/investment analyst. He was an active member of the team responsible for establishing the oil and gas business, structured transaction and multi- lateral institutions assisted projects in Continental Trust Bank Plc (now in “UBA”), Fidelity Bank Plc and City Express Bank Ltd (now part of UBA).
In furtherance of his professional and managerial exposures, he joined BGL Limited as General Manager – corporate banking with responsibilities for lending and project management before moving on to Capital Assets Limited as General Manager – Investment Banking Group; from where he left to set up Core Trust & Investment Limited.
He possessed PhD in Strategy from Babcock University after graduating previously with B.Sc. Accounting, M.Sc. Business Administration and Masters in International Law & Diplomacy (MILD) from the University of Lagos, as well as an MBA from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. A Fellow of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), Chartered institute of Bankers (ACIB), Chartered institute of Stockbrokers (FCS) and Chartered institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCITN).
He has attended top notched global and local accredited courses in Finance, Banking, Investment, Negotiation and Arbitration, Alternative investment strategy, Leadership and Management.
He has cognate experience and interest in finance, banking, investment management and strategy and he facilitates courses and programs as an adjunct Lecturer at Rome University Business Schools and Learning Resource Associates (Bankers, Finance and Investment Trainers). He is the Chief Promoter of Financial Care Advisers Limited, an entrepreneurial, finance and philanthropy centre; catering to the needs of youth and unemployed in the areas of business empowerment, skills acquisition, financial literacy and financial care. He serves on board of many notable companies / organizations in Nigeria and abroad.