Adedeji Ajadi, MSc, PGCert, BSc, FCA, FCS, ACCA, CIIA
Adedeji holds Masters Degrees in Finance & Investment (Exeter, UK) and Agric Economics (Ibadan, Nigeria) in addition to Bachelors’ Degrees in Applied Accounting (Oxford Brookes, UK) and Agric Extension & Rural Sociology (Ife, Nigeria).
His 26+ years of professional work experience cuts across banking, management consulting, accounting, auditing and administration. Among other trail-brazing career highlights, he pioneered the operations of the Ile-Ife branch of Chartered Bank Plc in 2003, leading it to the award of best performing branch in 2004.
An accomplished academic, Adedeji is a recipient of the prestigious Chevening Scholarship of the UK government, and several other academic awards. Among others, he won the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, UK (CISI) Top Postgraduate Award (2017), CISI Educational Trust Award (2017) and CFA (UK) Award for Outstanding Investment Analysis (2017).
He is a member of several professional associations including Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (Fellow), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (Associate), Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (Associate) and Association of Certified International Investment Analysts.
A consummate lecturer, for over two decades Adedeji has been a regular training facilitator in Accounting, Finance, Securities, Investment and Economics.
He is currently the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, and is currently studying for a PhD in Accounting and Finance.