Board of Directors

Group Managing Director
Alexander O. Ajayi

Mr. Alexander O. Ajayi is the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Financial Trust Company Nigeria Limited. It’s a Flagship company and also it the oldest indigenous stockbroking firm in Nigeria (Financial Trust Company Limited). Mr Ajayi has a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the American University in Washington D.C., a Master degree in Applied Economics from University of Buckingham in the UK and one year of doctoral studies (PhD Economics) at Columbia University, New York. His business background includes stints in the telecommunications, financial services and utilities industries. He is also a director of Cumberland Oil Ltd, a player in the downstream sector of Nigeria hydrocarbon industry and Motorcity Nigeria Ltd (promoting motoring and motor sport development in Lagos, Nigeria). Alexander is a dual Nigerian and Canadian citizen.

Oghenovo Emorhokpor

Mr Emorhokpor is an Executive Director with Siziba International Ltd., an investment and advisory firm that provides investment, expansion and market entity advisory services to African companies or companies looking to enter the African market. Siziba also pursues select investment opportunities in companies targeting Africa’s growing middle class. Prior to co-founding Siziba, Ovo worked at USA companies such as Goldman Sachs & Co, America Online(OAL) and Chubb Insurance in technology, business development and operations. At Goldman Sach, he lead a team that developed some of Goldman Sach’s foreign exchange derivative trading, confirmation, payment and settlement system that collectively processed over US $1 billion global transaction in the New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo offices. At AOL and Chubb, Ovo led several new business development and strategies management initiatives that resulted in several strategic alliances, new revenue streams as well as cost reduction for these companies. Ovo holds an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor in Computer Science from Rutgers University in New Jersey. Ovo is a Nigeria citizen.

Peter Adeyemi Olusanya

A holder of Higher National Diploma with Upper Credit in Insurance from Lagos State Polytechnic, Isolo and Masters Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on Marketing Management from Lagos State University, Ojo. He is an Associate Member of the following Professional Institutions:

  • Nigerian Institute of Management,
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Management,
  • Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria

A seasoned Insurer and Administrator with many years of experience, Mr Olusanya served as Managing Director/CEO of Financial Assurance Company Limited from 1996-2004. He was the Acting Managing Director/CEO of Investment and Allied Assurance PLC. He is a Director of an Educational Institution, Adeyemi Private School, Matogbun, Ogun-State. He is also sitting on the Board of the first indigenous stock broking firm, Financial Trust Company Nigeria Limited as a Director.
He is a past Chairman of Marine Offices Committee of Nigerian Insurer’s Association and Chairman of Offices Representative Committee of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.
Also, he is the President of UCDA Cooperative and Thrift Society, a platform that is being used to empower less privilege people economically.
Mr Olusanya is an active member of various Community Development Associations where he holds various executive positions and Awards of Recognition.
A socialite, he is a member of notable clubs including Lagos Country Club, Ikeja. He is happily married with children.

Andrew Ademola Ajayi

Andrew Ademola Ajayi: holds a LLB Law from the University of Leicester UK, a Post Graduate Diploma in International Commercial Law from the University of Nottingham UK and MSC Marketing & Business Management from the University of Bedfordshire UK. He worked in various organisations in the UK such as IBM Debenhams and GFK NOP. He returned to Nigeria in 2008 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2009. Prior to joining Financial Trust Group, he worked at Templars Barristers and Solicitors, Lagos State Lottery Board and The New Practice Barristers and Solicitors. He has vast experience in Company Secretarial services, Company Law practice, International Trade Finance, Oil and Gas Transactions and Property Law practice.

Janet Bolaji Afolabi

The MD of FTC, is a qualified Stockbroker and Portfolio Manager.  She started her Investment banking career with Altrade Securities Limited where she functioned as the Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Research and Investment. Thereafter, she moved to Network Capital Limited formally Crescent Capital where she headed the trading department as the chief dealer of the company. Presently she is the MD/CEO of Financial Trust Company Nigeria Limited. She holds a Master of Science Degree in Operations Research from University of Lagos and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Olabisi Onabanjo University. She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers as well as Authorized Dealing Clerk of The Nigerian Stock Exchange.