Mr Bola Adeeko

Chief Operating Officer, The Nigerian Stock Exchange

Mr Bola Adeeko

Bola is highly reputed for turning around under-performing operations, products and client portfolios into profitability. With a career spanning 25 years, he has traversed various functions in the corporate space such as Finance, Program Management, Product Development,Technology and Sales-Relationship Management amongst others.

In January 2018, he was named Head, Shared Services Division at The Nigerian Stock Exchange after a successful one year stint at Central Securities Clearing System PLC (CSCS), Nigeria as the Interim Chief Executive with a mandate to provide steady leadership, deliver strong bottom-line results whilst upping operational efficiency.

Before the secondment to CSCS, Bola was the Head, Corporate Service Division with oversight responsibilities for Administration, Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Security departments. A member of the Executive Committee of The Exchange, Bola also sits on the Boards of NSE Consult (subsidiary of NSE) and NG Clearing (NSE Investee Company).

Prior to joining the Nigerian bourse, he was a Vice President, Global Trade Finance at JPMorgan Chase, where he was responsible for developing new trade finance business and managing a client portfolio of Fortune 1000 companies in the Oil and Gas, Mining and Power sectors. During his 11 year stint with the bank, he also managed strategic large scale projects and attained a Six-Sigma Black Belt certification from leading one of such efforts.

Bola holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA), majoring in Finance & Marketing from Hood College, Maryland (USA) and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree, majoring in Accounting from Ogun State University, Nigeria. He is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School and INSEAD at the executive and board education level. He is a lifetime member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria and a board member of the IoD Centre for Corporate Governance.