Board of Directors
OTUNBA FEMI DINAH - CHAIRMAN
IFEANYI HYACINTH ODUNWA (MD/CEO)
DR. G. S. IHETU
Dr. CHUMA OSAKWE
CHIEF NORBERT MBAEGBU
Nze OSCAR EGWUONWU
CHIEF EMEKA ELOBI
ALHAJI ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO
 
Senior Management Team
IFEANYI HYACINTH ODUNWA (MD/CEO)
BELLO KAYODE (Financial Controller)
OLALERE ASIFAT
(Head Business Development & Strategy)
BENEDICTA BUSARI
(Head, Outsourcing & Operations)
OPEYEMI OLUBUNMI CHRISTY
(Chief Compliance Officer)
DANIEL ILOEFE
(Business Development Manager, South East Operations)
ESTHER IKPEAMA
(Head, Outsourcing, FCT & Middle Belt Operations)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
OTUNBA FEMI DINAH (Chairman)
Otunba Femi Dinah is a Learned Scholar, Chartered Accountant, as well as a Business and Legal Consultant.  He was a former Executive Director of Finance at Elf Oil Exploration & Production (now Total Oil Exploration & Production) and serves on the Board of several companies.  He is also the Managing Partner of Femi Dinah and Co. (Chartered Accountants).  He has a Master’s degree in Law (LLM), Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of Great Britain and Fellow of the Institute of Directors.  He is also a Director of the Franco-Nigeria Chamber of Commerce and Industries as well as an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration, (UK).

Otunba Olufemi Adebisi Dinah served for many years as a Director of ELMAC Assurance Plc (now LASACO Insurance Plc.) and Director of Broad Bank of Nigeria Limited which was acquired by Union Bank of Nigeria Plc in 2005.  Furthermore, he is presently a Member of the Audit Committee of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc and as well as Chairman of the Multi-level Car Park Project Development Committee of Ikoyi Club 1938.  He was a member of the Corporate Governance Sub-committee of Nigeria’s vision 20:2020 and has written many books among which are Insurance Law: Doctrines, Principles and Concepts; Strategic Business Management, Etc.


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IFEANYI ODUNWA (MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO)
Mr. Odunwa holds degrees of B.SC (Zoology), M.SC (Fisheries Aquaculture), and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, University of the Philippines, Iloilo City and University of San Agustin, Iloilo City, Philippines respectively.  He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCS) and Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA).

He worked with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture (Fisheries Dept.) for almost ten (10) years where he was actively involved in the planning, implementation and management of many Federal Government Fisheries Development Projects in various States in Nigeria.

He joined Merchant Bank of Africa Nigeria Limited (MBA) in 1990, later qualified as a Stockbroker in 1992 through their subsidiary, MBA Securities Ltd.  He had worked in Manny Bank Plc (consolidated with Fidelity Bank Plc.) as Head of Corporate Finance Department and later, City Express Bank Plc (acquired by United Bank of Africa Plc.) where he held positions at various times as Head Corporate Finance Department, Pioneer Branch Manager Onitsha, Regional Manager South East and South South Operations, Divisional Head of Investment Banking where he supervised the Treasury & Financial Services Group, Public Sector Group, Corporate Finance Group and the Stockbroking Subsidiary (City Finance & Securities Limited).

Mr. Odunwa joined the ICL Group as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

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DR. G. S. IHETU (Director)
A Shell Petroleum scholar and a PhD holder of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Ihetu was at various times Managing Director of Nigerian Gas Company (1993 – 94), Nigeria Liquiefied National Gas Limited (NLNG) (1990 – 92) and Vice President of Bonny Gas Transport Company Limited, a subsidiary of NNPC.  He retired as a Group Executive Director (GED), Engineering and Technical Directorate of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).  He is currently the Managing Consultant, GSI Consulting – a firm of Oil, Gas Engineering and Environmental Consultants that plays significant roles in Nigerian marginal oil fields.

Dr. Ihetu was a member of the Sub-committee on Power and Energy of Nigeria’s vision 20:2020 and is presently the Secretary of the Petroleum Club Nigeria as well as Director of Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc among other companies he serves on their Board.

 

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Dr. CHUMA OSAKWE (Director)
Dr. Chuma Osakwe has Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Archeology from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Master of Arts in History from the City University, New York, USA and Doctor of philosophy Degree (PhD) in Military and American History from City University, New York, USA.

Dr. Osakwe has worked variously in New York at Standard Safe Deposit Company; Taub, Hummel & Schnall (lmport & Export Brokerage) and ETA lmport & Export Inc.  At various times between 1991-1998 he was adjunct professor of History at Medgar Evers College of the City University New York and Tuoro College New York. Presently, Dr. Osakwe is a consultant Historian in Military Affairs and a Real Estate Developer in New York USA.  He is a Director of Chibs Enterprises lnc, New York, Millec Incorporated New York and First Line Mortgage lnc. New York.

In Nigeria he is the chairman of Osakwe Farms Limited located at Oze in Oyi Local Government Area and Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area all in Anambra State.  This outfit is one of the largest integrated Agricultural farms east of the Niger which include a cattle ranch, piggery, fishery and agricultural crop farming.  Dr. Osakwe is presently a Consultant to the Nigerian Defence Academy.

 

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CHIEF NORBERT MBAEGBU (Director)
Chief Mbaegbu has a 1979 B.sc. degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka.  He is the Chairman/Chief Executive of Norbi & Norbi Limited and Classic Vision Limited which is a large franchise import and merchandising company that deals on information, communication and technology (ICT) equipment, electronic appliances and security gadgets as well as household goods.

Chief Mbaegbu is the Onowu of Ozubulu (Traditional Prime Minister of his home town) in Anambra State as well as a renowned philanthropist.

 

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Nze OSCAR EGWUONWU (Director)
Nze Oscar Egwuonwu holds degrees of B.SC (Accounting, University of Lagos, 1979); MBA (University of California at Los Angeles USA 1983) and LLB Honours (University of London, 1996).

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants United Kingdom (FCMA); Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (FCA) and Fellow of Institute of Directors London.

Nze Egwuonwu is a practicing Accountant and property Lawyer who is based in London and Geneva.  He is a Director of Several companies including Taurus Corporation Limited which is a renowned Global Private Equity Investor.  He is also a Director of Marathon Petrogas Limited and Mahogany Limited all based in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

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CHIEF EMEKA ELOBI (Director)
Chief Emeka Elobi has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Land Surveying from the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.

His working experience spans through Federal Surveys (of the Federal Ministry of Works) and Ministry of the Federal Capital Territory/ Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) Abuja.  He joined in the seventies as a Pioneer Staff upon the creation of the Federal Capital Territory where he actively participated in the planning, survey and development of Abuja from virgin land into a world class metropolis and retired as a Deputy Director.

He is a fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (FNIS) and also a Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club International.

Now into retirement, Chief Elobi is into big time Real Estate Development and Management as well as hospitality and tourism businesses.  As a High Chief, he holds the traditional title of Oba of Abagana in Anambra State.

 

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ALHAJI ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO (Director)
Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello of the famous Sani Bello family in Niger State has a B.sc degree from the University of Maiduguri.  He was a former Honourable Commissioner for Commerce and Investment in Niger State.

He is the Chairman/CEO Millennium Travels & Tours Limited and alternate Director in the telecommunication giant, MTN as well as Director of Dana Group amongst many other companies where he sits on the Board including those in the upstream marginal oil field.

 

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BELLO KAYODE (Chief Financial Officer)
Mr. Kayode Bello holds a Higher National Diploma in Accounting as well as Maser in Business Administration (Financial Management).  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA), an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants, Institute of Company and Commercial Accountants, Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria as well as the Nigerian Institute of Management.

He started his career that spans over twenty years in the Financial Services Industry where he worked in various capacities before leaving as Head of Accounts and Operations Departments to join ICL. 

 

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OLALERE ASIFAT (Head Support Services & Business Development)
Mr. Asifat holds Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. He is an Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (ACIB), Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (ACS) as well as Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (ACIPM).

He has over twenty years post graduation experience in diverse areas of Investment Banking, Corporate Banking, Business Development, General Banking Operations, Capital Market Operations and Human Resources Management.

He has at various times worked with Afribank Nigeria Plc, City Express Bank Plc and MOSNA Associates (a training and development consultancy firm) before joining ICL Group.  Mr. Asifat has very deep knowledge of Business Development, Marketing & Clients’ Relationship Management as well Human Capital Outsourcing.

 

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BENEDICTA BUSARI (Head, Outsourcing & Operations)
Mrs. Benedicta Busari holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the Lagos State University. She is writing the final papers of the Professional examination of the Chartered   Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.

Benedicta has over a decade experience in Client Service, Relationship Management as well as Human Resources Management. She has undergone requisite training covering Recruitment, Outsourcing Operations, Health & Safety Management among others. She is no doubt a goal getter and team player.

Prior to her engagement in ICL Support Services Limited, she has worked in Hallmark Bank (defunct), Gradient Hills, and AISA Services Limited (An outsourcing firm).

 

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OPEYEMI OLUBUNMI CHRISTY (Chief Compliance Officer)
Bunmi holds Higher National Diploma in Business Administration and Management from the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State.  She is a member of various Professional Institutes including the Nigerian Institute of Management and Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personal Management among others.


Bunmi has attended various professional Training Courses on Compliance Related Issues as well as Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism.  She is also a Committee member of the Chief Compliance Officers of Capital Market in Nigeria (CCOCIN).

 

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DANIEL ILOEFE
(Business Development Manager, South East Operations)
Mr. Iloefe holds degrees of Bachelor of Science in Marketing as well as Master in Business Administration from Enugu State University of Science and Technology.

He had variously worked with the Enugu State Tourism Board where he was in charge of personnel and customer service, RAYA Nigeria Ltd and Bruno Investment Limited and had proved himself very resourceful in the management and coordination of men and materials. Daniel has worked with the Outsourcing Company, Prudential Guards Limited as the South East Regional Coordinator before joining ICL Group.

 

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ESTHER IKPEAMA (Head, Outsourcing, FCT & Middle Belt Operations)
Esther holds a Higher National Diploma from Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State.  She had earlier worked at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the National Assembly before joining ICL Support Services Limited in 2007.  She oversees the outsourcing business of the company in the North Central Region of Nigeria including the Federal Capital Territory Abuja.

 

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