Fontini Consulting Management Team
Francis Okereke MBA,FCA,FCIB,FILRM,AMNIM
Francis Okereke is the Lead Consultant, Fontini Consulting Limited(FCL), a Banking, Finance, Risk, Management consulting and organizational development firm based in Lagos, Nigeria. Born and trained in Nigeria, Francis has developed himself astoundingly in various fields with the aim of gathering useful knowledge to help individuals and companies achieve their best.
A graduate and alumnus of the Masters in Business Administration from the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka.Francis is very passionate and committed to Leadership And Peoples Development as well as Talent Management in both Public and Private Sectors of the Nigerian Economy. He is a certified Risk Management practitioner at Fellowship Level (FILRM), certified Chartered Accountant at Fellowship Level (FCA), certified Chartered Banker at Fellowship Level (FCIB), certified Management Practioner at Associate Level (AMNIM) and Talent Management Strategist.
Francis is an organizational Development Consultant with experience in Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Banking and Management Consulting. He has been actively and assiduously involved in the development and implementation of an end-to-end organizational Development & Human Resource Transformation projects through our sister company FRANCIS CONSULTING in Collaboration with (ICAN) on behalf of several organisations.
As an HR & OD consultant, Francis has led several consulting and training interventions for major blue-chip companies including Nigeria Breweries, MTN Nigeria Communications, ZENITH Pensios,Friesland Foods (WAMCO), Zain Nigeria, British America Tobacco, Coca Cola International, Citibank Nigeria, First Bank Nigeria, First City Monument Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, International Finance Corporation (Member of World Bank Group), RT Briscoe etc. He holds a first degree in Accounting and Masters Degree in Accounting and has attended several relevant training programmes both within and outside the country.
He is a Licensed Member of Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management (CILRM) of Nigeria, a Licensed and Practicing Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), a Licensed and Practicing Member of the Chartered Institute of Nigeria (CIBN)and , a certified Associate Member of the Prestigious Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM),a Master Coach ,an ACCA trainer UK, and many other indigenous professional affiliations. Francis has always understood that knowledge replicates itself when shared and has been actively involved in public speaking and facilitation to large audiences for various organisations, government functions and non-governmental organisations. Lead Consultant of a team from FRANCIS CONSULTING a sister company that undertook the Restructuring of Tetrazzini PLC, a publicly quoted Nigeria Fast-food organization and several others. Francis has been involved in several Human Capacity Building Projects on behalf of several organizations. This covers areas such as Risk Management, Banking and finance, Leadership Development, Managerial Competencies development, Talent Management, HR Professional Capacity Building etc.
Francis is sitting on the Board of Several companies in Nigeria.
He is a prolific speaker and member of ICAN Ikeja District Society and Lagos Mainland District societies where he funtions in the Education and Training Committees as well as Lagos Branch of the Chartered institute of bankers of Nigeria also serving in the education committee.
Francis has He has been a resource person with several organizations including the Institute of loan and risk management of Nigeria. Francis specializes in training people on SAGE-Peachtree Accounting Software as his contribution to strengthening the integrity of accounting information as well as support the industrial growth of the economy.
By so doing he effectively assist the unemployed in securing Jobs easily.
SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS
Francis Okereke is a regular speaker and key resource person in most of the seminars and workshops orgarnised by the Ikeja district society of ICAN in liason with other management firms.
Topic delivered includes:
- Managing Stock supply levels
- Accounting for Non Accountants
- Accounting for fixed assets
- Understanding Financial Statement Analysis
- Responsibility Accounting and performance measurement
- Tax planning
- Managing your investments
- Financial statement Analysis
- Best practice in financial reporting
- Forensic Audit & Accounting
- Risk Based Internal auditing
- Accounting & finance for non-financial
- International Financial Reporting
(IFRS) workshop – Comprehensive
- Budgetary Control and Financial mgt
- Strategic Cash Management workshop
- Managing Accounts Payable workshop
- Managing Accounts Receivable
- Workshop on Advanced Procurement
(Including International procurement)
- Material Management & Stock Control
- Performance Management and appraisal
- Management skills for administrative
- Performance Evaluation & Contract Mgt
- Advanced leadership workshop
- Effective Credit Administration & and Debt Control
- Bank inspection and internal control
- Corporate Governance Risk Management
- Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) workshop
- Information security course for IT personnel
- Customer Relationship Management Workshop
- Effective marketing strategies in a depressed economy
For more detailed information on Francis you could visit our sister company website by logging on: www.francisconsulting.net And www.francisokerekeandco.com as well as face book and other social media.
He is happily married with children.
Abimbola Kolade Oladapo Bsc,ACIPM,AMNIM
Abimbola is a seasoned HR practitioner, a graduate of Psychology. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management. He has about 20 years HR experience with perspectives from both the Consultant and Client having worked in several HR consulting firms. He a Policy Entrepreneur, Global Leadership Development Educator, Leadership Coach, Strategist and Synergist on Access to African Markets, with several years of cognate experience in crafting, facilitating and executing Private and Public Sector Strategy for organizational Leaders, their Institutions and Nations. He has been involved in delivering Competency Based learning interventions, conducting research as well as carrying out consultancy projects on behalf of clients. He also specializes in entrepreneurship and manpower development programmes.His recent projects include Turnkey Talent Resourcing for organisations, Talent Assessment & Profiling, Job Evaluation and Development .This helped the organization to focus its training programmes for each staff only on the competencies that support organization goals. Akin is also a trainer in the area of Employability Skills and workplace productivity.
Eshieshi Ofomegbe Andrew MCMI (UK),ACInst.M(Canada),ANIMN,ACE,FMSM,MBsc
Eshiesi is an ambitious and hardworking professional with proven records of achieving results. A true sales and marketing professional with resilient ability to hunt new businesses an impact knowledge at high speed. Eshieshi is a talented trained and Chartered Sales, marketing and Business Development expert.
Eshieshi is an Alumnus of the Prestigious Columbus International University Norton, England (UK) where he graduated with a Bachelor degree in Marketing; He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) also majoring in Marketing management and strategy from the University of Technology Oyo State Nigeria.Eshieshi is a Fellow of the Institute of Marketing and Sales Management Executive Consultants; an Associate of the Canadian Institute of Marketing; an Associate of the United Kingdom Chartered Management Institute; an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria; an Associate of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM)
Eshiesi holds a license as an Associate of Nigerian Institute for Training and Development (NITAD) as well as Graduate certification of the Nigerian Institute of Shipping.
His work in Private Sector cuts across exposure in the Oil and Gas Sector where he holds the General Manager Position in RAP OIL & GAS Limited. He was formally the Head OF MARKETING in organization such Central Packages Limited (COURIER);SEGI Pharmaceutical and Surgical (PHARMACEUTICAL);CTN Limited (TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS. He other exposure cuts across the Public Sector ,Federal and State Governments in his country Nigeria and the African Continent. Has held several Senior Policy and Public sector strategy advisory functions in the areas of National Marketing Management and Strategy.
Afuye Oluwatoba Francis Bsc,CISSP,CISM,CISA,ACA
Afuye graduated from the University of Lagos with a B.Sc. in Accounting. He has about 16 years experience in the Oil & Gas Sector, Pharmaceutical and several others.
Afuye is certified system Auditor and security professional. He is a certified information system security professional (CISSP); a certified information security Manager (CISM); a certified information system Auditor (CISA); a Chartered Accountants at Associate Level (ACA).Afuye is passionate about IT Audit infrastructure and strategy. He practices Business process improvement system protection through a robust based Information system policy on assets protection.
Afuye is an expert in setting up accounting systems. He has delivered lectures and seminar bothering on Risk based Auditing; A-Z of Internal Auditing, Information system auditing for the Upstream and Downstream sector of the Nigerian Economy
He teaches ERP, MICROOFT OFFICE, ACL, PEACHTREE AND DYNACOM.
Alao Ganiyu Olaitan B.Sc, FCA, CertIFR (ACCA,UK)
Alao graduated from the University of Lagos with a B.Sc. in Accounting. He has over 20years in the Banking Industry. He has worked as Head Financial Reporting (WEMA BANK PLC), Head Branch Operations, Head Branch Coordination, Head Domestic Operations all in (FIDELITY BANK PLC).He also served in other leading banks such as EKO INTERNATIONAL BANK PLC and other leading consulting firms.
He is passionate about financial reporting, derivatives and international financial reporting. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) at Fellowship Level.Alao is a certified IFRS expert and an astitute teacher in contemporary financial reporting topics. He is an ACCA teacher and prides himself in doing this.
He has worked with a team of consultants on several projects ranging from IFRS implementation issues.
Emmanuel Emeng Daniels ACA,AAT-
Emmanuel has over 12years in the Industry cutting across various sectors of the Economy. He has worked as Manager, Systems & Control in the famous THOMAX WYATT PLC,a quoted company specializing in paper conversion and stationery. He was the Chief Finance Officer in WEGAS SHIPPING & LOGISTICS LIMITED a petroleum marketing company based in Lagos Nigeria. Emmanuel was the Group Financial Controller ETUGO OIL LIMITED as well as TANZILA PETROLEUM. In the energy sector Mr. Emmanuel worked as Accountant with METTLE ENERGY & GAS LIMITED. His experience in the banking industry was with CITIZENS BANK LIMITED now SPRING BANK PLC.
He is passionate about Financial Modelling, SAGE 50 IMPLIMENTATION AND TRAINING.
Emmanuel is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) at Associate Level and has interest in financial reporting, financial modeling as well other
Azeez Sholotan HND ACCOUNTING
Azeez is the Head of the Account &Admin arm of Fontini Consulting Limited. His experience in office accounting and administration involves coordinating with the management and the staff in the daily running of the office, looking after the requirements of each department and generally making sure the office runs smoothly.
In addition, he is responsible for training administration and brand management/promotion.