Afolabi is a seasoned finance professional with experience spanning over fifteen years in the banking and technology industry.
He is revered for his leadership and specialized skills in finance, project management and systems implementation. Afolabi has a comprehensive knowledge of business processes and has managed many high-level projects throughout his career.
Prior to joining CWG, he worked in Sterling Bank Plc where he was Head of IFRS reporting within the Financial Control group. During his time at the Bank, he worked in various departments, including Treasury, Risk Management, Corporate Banking, and Operation and Technology departments).
He was also faculty member in the Sterling Bank’s academy as a financial accounting/reporting lecturer and a facilitator with Financial Institutions Training Centre (FITC).
Afolabi is an alumnus of the University of Sunderland (BA, Hons) in Accounting and Financial Management, and the Sterling Management Associate Programme. He is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Currently, Afolabi Afolabi serves as the Chief Operating Officer at CWG. Where he oversees the global operations of the Group. He brings his wealth of experience in leading teams, focused on developing and delivering technology-driven business services and solutions, providing outstanding client service, and driving profitability and revenue growth.
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, Risk Management and Audit Committee)
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.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