Abiola Adekoya’s account of a venerable trajectory

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Abiola Adekoya is a financial expert with over 18 years’ experience working with leading financial service firms whose activities span across various continents. She is currently the MD/CEO of RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers, a subsidiary of the First Rand Group, a leading financial services group in Africa with footprints across the globe. RMBNS is focused on providing leading equity brokerage services (trading and research), to domestic and international investors, for the Nigerian equities market.

Her trajectory from her early years in financial services, 1999 – 2006 to where she is today has told her story of consistency, hard work and results.  After graduating, with a B.Sc Economics from University of Lagos (1994 – 1998), she started her career with the then Chartered Bank Limited (now StanbicIBTC Plc) during her NYSC program.

Her strong sales skills proved valuable in her role as a Relationship Manager at Standard Trust Bank (now UBA Plc) where she was a pioneer staff in its most successful branch. As a Relationship Officer for corporate clients in Access Bank Plc, she sharpened her strong analytical, business writing and presentation skills.

To further improve her business management skills, she attended the prestigious Lagos Business School (2006-2007) for her MBA. She is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria.

Prior to this role, she was the MD of FBN Securities, a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Holdings Plc, where she successfully repositioned the business to a top five stockbroking firm.

From 2006 to 2013 when she worked at CSL Stockbrokers Limited (CSL) and Renaissance Capital Limited (Rencap) – (both top 5 stockbroking firms in Nigeria), Abiola leveraged her knowledge and depth of the capital market, team building, sales trading and managerial skills to ensure the respective institutions made their mark … Read More...