Ayo Bankole


Position: CFO/Partner

Ayoola is a competent and forward-thinking finance, risk, leadership and performance management professional with the ability to provide objective guidance and direction to achieve set goals. He is a fellow of Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (UK) and a member of both the Institute of Director (UK) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He has over 20 years of finance, risk, governance, legal and strategic management experience spanning the financial services and non-financial services sectors, health sector, public sector, consulting and academia. He has worked and provided advisory globally and has been at forefront of the emerging start-up ecosystem in sub-Saharan African. He has successfully guided both international and local companies in navigating and harvesting opportunities in spite of the risks and uncertainties inherent in start-ups or global expansion.

  • Strategic plan and change management
  • International Financial Reporting Standards implementation.
  • Providing advise on performance in relation to budgetary assumptions and corporate strategy
  • Mergers, acquisitions and turnaround advisory
  • Strategic financial planning, performance evaluation of companies across industry lines
  • International Tax planning
  • Risk framework, policies and validation, design and implementation
  • Risk appetite setting, emerging risks, stress testing, scenario planning, and business continuity.
  • Corruption, bribery, Anti – Money Laundry and Compliance risk assessment
  • Major programme, project and change management initiative across a number of industries.
  • Legal risk engagements working with top tier international firm and legal advisors
  • Strategy and General Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Analysis and Modelling
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • International Tax Management
  • Legal Risk
  • FCCA (UK)
  • ACA (Nigeria)
  • MIOD (UK)