Mr Kayode Falowo
Kayode Falowo was born on 28th October 1961 to the family of Late Chief Ayodele Falowo & Chief (Mrs.) Modupe Falowo in Ibadan. He attended the Government College Ibadan in 1977 where he obtained his West Africa Examination Certificate. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife) Oyo State in 1982 and an MBA (Finance) from the University of Benin.
Mr. Falowo is an Investment Banker with over 35 years post-graduation experience in Finance, especially in Commercial and Investment Banking. He founded Greenwich Trust Limited now Greenwich Merchant Bank 26years ago with the active support of his wife, Dorothy.
He has attended numerous workshops and seminars which include the following:
* Owner/President Management Program at the Harvard Business School
* International Management Program at the Lagos Business School
* Chief Executive Program at the Lagos Business School
* Executive Management Program (EMP) & Financial Training at the IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
* Executive Management Program at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa
* Strategic Thinking, Decision Making & Planning by Psyntech & The Nigerian Stock Exchange
* Fixed Income Training Program at Financial Euromoney Training EMEA, UK
* Directors and Risk Management Training at FITC Consulting & Risk Reward Limited UK; and
* Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation at the Lagos Business School
Kayode Falowo is an active member of numerous professional and industry associations where he participates actively. He is a distinguished Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, a Fellow of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers, a Fellow of Association of Pension Funds of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria. In addition, he is a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria, the Institute of Management Consultants, and the Nigerian Institute of Management.
He has also served in numerous capacities as member and chairman of various committees, He is the immediate Past President and Chairman of Council of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Falowo is a seasoned Investment Banker and is very passionate about the development of the Capital Market in Nigeria. He was a Council member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and once served as the Chairman of the Capital Market Committee on Products and Business Development. He currently sits on the Board of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) Plc, where he is also the Chairman of the Rules Committee. He has in the past served as the Chairman, Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria (AIHN), a member of the Technical Committee of National Council on Privatization, member of the Sub-Committee on the Extractive Industry of the Bureau of Public Enterprises and a member of the National Bond Steering Committee.
Mr. Falowo is the Chairman of Greenwich Merchant Bank, Chairman of Greenwich Capital Limited, Chairman of Greenwich Registrars and Data Solutions Limited, Chairman of Greenwich Trustees Limited, Chairman of Meyer Plc, Chairman of Greenfield Integrated Energy Services Limited and Chairman of Newwaves Ecosystem Limited. He sits on the Board of Olusegun Agagu Foundation, and a member of the Board of Trustees University College Hospital Foundation Ibadan and Ondo State Cancer Foundation.
Falowo is a Paul Harris Fellow and a Major Donor of the Rotary International Club. He is also a Member of the Metropolitan Club, Ikeja Golf Club, the Lagos Motorboat Club, Capital Club Lagos and the Ikoyi Club, Lagos.
He is happily married and blessed with three children.