Ayodeji Abimbola is the Group Treasurer at Nova Merchant Bank Limited. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Dealer at the United Bank for Africa Plc where he was responsible for proprietary trading in fixed income instruments and foreign exchange, driving trading strategy, monitoring limits and positions in addition to managing relationships with regulators and counterparties. During his time at UBA, he repositioned the fixed income proprietary desk on the path of profitability and market leadership and is widely respected for his trading skills, market knowledge and professionalism.
Mr. Abimbola possesses significant expertise in treasury with over 16 years’ experience and has held several senior roles in this area in the banking industry including the Chief Dealer at Ecobank Nigeria and Head Foreign Currency Trading at Fidelity Bank Plc. He has experience in Asset & Liability Management, Treasury Operations and settlements.
Mr. Abimbola possesses a B.Sc. in Banking and Finance from the University of Ado-Ekiti. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and a member of the ACI Financial Markets Association. He has undertaken various courses on fixed income and portfolio management, foreign exchange and derivatives including structured products from reputable institutions like the New York Institute of Finance and Euromoney.