SAM OGBONDA WORLU- Chairman
Sam Ogbonda WORLU was appointed the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on March 4, 2015. He was relieved of that appointment on 15th February 2016. Before his rather brief stint at VON, Worlu had served Nigeria in various crucial and strategic positions and has received various meritorious awards for outstanding performance in service to the Nigerian state.
Sam Worlu was Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Economic and Strategic Matters between 2010 and 2011. This was after he had served as Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Economic and Bi-National Matters (2009-2010). In this capacity, Worlu was the primary resource to the Vice President on the Nigeria/South Africa Bi-National Commission. Between 2007 and 2009, he was the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President in charge of matters related to the National Economic Council, the National Council on Privatization, Inter-Party Consultative Forum/Committee, the Steering Council of the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) among other sundry duties.
MR NOEL ANOSIKE ESQ. - Executive Vice- Chairman
Mr. Noel Anosike is a legal practitioner and an astute businessman based in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, graduate of the famous Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. Mr. Noel was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2001 from whence he commenced a stellar corporate law practice which has seen to the flotation of many successful companies and conclusion of great number of corporate deals. Aside being the Team lead and Principal Partner of the law firm; Elias Mordi and Co, Mr. Noel is also a lead Partner in Al-Nox Solicitors. As the Executive Vice-Chairman of the Folio Group, he oversees the day-to-day activities of the Group both in Lagos and Abuja.
MRS. CHIOMA OKIGBO– Director
A 1987 graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Chioma obtained a B.Sc in Economics. Other formal education has come in the form of various courses attended in the course of her career. She is a pioneer alumnus of the INSEAD management program, Transition to General Management (2012). All these courses she undertook have enabled her to acquire strong skills in strategy development and execution, policy setting and execution, relationship management and customer service, business and product development; and Financial Planning.
Chioma is the founder and C.E.O of Modd Management Company Limited (MODD), an investment management and administrate company with Assets Under Management of over N45 billion, which was grown from scratch. MODD was founded in August 2016 to manage investments on behalf of clients and provide a single view of all their investment assets. MODD is independent and objective and this helps in selecting the best in class investment opportunities which we provide to our clients across the different asset classes for their risk profile and me horizon. MODD manages a large real estate portfolio which is optimized for better returns and long-term investment inclusion and for greater efficiency as an asset class in client portfolios.
MALLAM MOHAMMED CIROMA - Director
Mr. Mohammed Ciroma is the Managing Director/Chief Executive of Four Core Technology Solutions Ltd. He is a seasoned administrator, law graduate, banker, financial consultant and a technocrat with specialties cutting across the fields of Finance, Journalism, Information Technology and Public/Private Sector Reforms.
He has done a lot of work in the areas of Policy Formulation and Implementation, Program Development and Execution and Organizational Strategy. He has vast experience in leading major Public and Private Sector Iniaves in Nigeria advancing change management and comprehensive sector reforms in areas of Expenditure, Finance, Human Capacity Management and Corporate Governance. Mr. Ciroma’s 25 years plus career has seen him work at top management and decision-making levels leading key industry players in all the following sectors: Information and Communication Technology, Banking and Finance, Hospitality and Leisure, News Media, Real Estate, Public Sector and consultancy services sectors.
MRS. CHIAMAKA IGWE – Director
Chiamaka Igwe has a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the prestigious Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, USA. She is also an alumni of University of the Arts London. Chiamaka has tremendous managerial work experience. She is the Executive Director of Ace Facades and provides counsel to the firm. She worked in the travel and tourism industry for 8 years as one of the Directors at ACI Travels and Tours ltd. She is married with children.
DR. VICTOR ALAOFIN- Director
An accomplished strategy consultant who has played a significant role in the implementing of Banking reforms in Nigeria and has led total enterprise transformation projects and built new business models for several players, many of which have gone on to achieve phenomenal success as a result of consulting efforts.
Deep skills and experience in designing human performance management systems having successfully designed and implemented same at 4 blue-chip players in Banking and Oil & Gas. Key player in the creation of the e-payment industry in Nigeria, led the introduction of the online EFT-POS system into Nigeria and built the largest EFT-POS merchant acquisition network for card payments. Has applied technology to solve problems in Agriculture, Land Documentation &Administration, as well as Retail Revenue Collection.
Lead player in the application of online technology for SME development in Nigeria, having built the fastest data collection system in the history of Nigeria for an SME online directory. Has worked in multicultural environments in Nigeria, Germany and France and able to build cohesive teams and focus them on current objectives. Victor is a deeply engaging & passionate speaker/trainer in Management, HRM, Leadership, Strategy & Economic Development topics. In the recent past he has advised two state governments on development of economic blueprints for transformation of the states in addition to strategy development for many corporations.
Victor obtained a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Ibadan and completed a PhD in Economic Policy Analysis from the CAU, Kiel, Germany in 1999. He has attended training courses in the USA, UK.