Abiodun Fawunmi is a highly experienced technology expert who, in his professional career, has led multi-cultural professional teams to high levels of effectiveness in a variety of competitive industries and fast-paced environments. Armed with strong technical and business qualifications, Abiodun has created an impressive track record with over 35 years of hands-on experience in strategic planning, business unit development and resource management.
He holds postgraduate degrees in Engineering, Business Management and Analytical Finance from different universities in Nigeria, the U.K. and the US.
He has also played significant roles in multi-national organizations such as Shell petroleum Development Corporation, Unilever, Unisys Corporation, Price Waterhouse Coopers and Coca-Cola Hellenic Corporation.
He worked for various United Nations Organisations in different countries for almost two decades, at one point being Head of Infrastructure Services at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna and later as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) from where he retired in 2016.
He currently consults on Derivatives investments and developmental economics with a focus on energy.
Other Board of Directors
Chairman, Board of Directors
Phillip Obioha, the Chairman of CWG Plc's Board of Directors, is a seasoned leader with over 20 years of cognitive experience in the Information Technology industry. Under his guidance, the former Communications Division of CWG Plc transformed into a foremost provider of networking solutions, enabling remote banking in Nigeria's banking system. With a background in Electrical Engineering and specialization in Digital Electronics, Phillip's mastery of Financial Engineering and an MBA from the International Graduate School of Management (IESE), Spain, bolster his acumen in business finance. Notable accolades, such as the Titans of Tech award in 2015, attest to his remarkable contributions. His impact on CWG Plc and the banking sector at large is undeniably profound.Read full profile
Austin Okere, Founder of CWG Plc and the Ausso Leadership Academy, is an esteemed entrepreneur and mentor driving geometric growth for businesses and entrepreneurs. With an MBA from IESE Business School and roles as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Columbia Business School, New York, and Consultant to the Sustainable Development Goals - Africa Centre (SDGAC), Austin's impact reaches global proportions. His remarkable achievements, including recognition from the World Economic Forum, the Nigerian Computer Society, and other prestigious organizations, attest to his visionary leadership. CWG Plc, acknowledged as a 'Global Growth Company,' stands as a testament to his entrepreneurial prowess.Read full profile
Non-Executive Director (Chairman, Remuneration and Nominations Committee)
Wale is a highly accomplished entrepreneur and investment banker, renowned for his expertise in Securities Trading, Asset Management, and Investment Banking Services. With a robust network of institutional and high net worth clients worldwide, he has established a remarkable track record. Wale's journey includes significant roles with Great Africa Trust Limited, Meristem Securities Limited, and ultimately founding Managing Director of Cordros Capital. His impressive academic credentials encompass an MBA from Business School Netherlands, enrollment at the Nigerian Law School as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court, and recognition as an Authorized Dealer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. As the Group Managing Director/CEO of Cordros Capital and the Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee (REMCO) at CWG Plc, Wale continues to demonstrate his exceptional leadership and business acumen.Read full profile
Non-Executive Director (Chairman, Finance and General-Purpose Committee)
Segun represents the Abraaj Group, a leading Private Equity Investor for global growth markets in his position on the Board of CWG Plc. He is a seasoned professional with experience spanning various fields including healthcare delivery, investment banking and private equity. Segun is a member of Abraaj’s investment team in Sub-Saharan Africa where, as Lead Health Specialist on the Africa Health Fund, he focuses on initiatives aimed at increasing access to affordable and good quality healthcare for mid to low income populations in Africa.Read full profile