Board of Directors

Egbert Imomoh

Chairman

Egbert Imomoh is former Chairman of both Afren Energy Resources Nigeria Limited and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.

He trained as a Mechanical and Petroleum Engineer. He possesses over three decades’ experience with the Shell Group of Companies. He was until recently President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) worldwide after serving on its board as its Regional Director for Africa.

Nicholas Nyamali

Group Managing Director

Nicholas Nyamali is the Group Managing Director of Investment One Financial Services Limited. He holds two Masters’ Degrees in Law and Economics as well as an MBA from the London Business School.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK and a member of the Institute of Securities & Investment, UK. Nicholas started his career as a Barrister & Solicitor with Haruna & Co. He then worked with Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) before joining GTBank Plc, working at various times in the legal, corporate banking and corporate finance teams. He thereafter worked with Barclays Capital, London and Mckinsey & Co, London before returning to Nigeria to set up Investment One Financial Services Limited (then GTB Asset Management Limited, a former subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc.).

Habib Jaafar

Dr. Habib Jaafar is the Chairman of Everest Sterling Limited, United Integrated Construction Limited and many other companies. He holds two Bachelor of Science degrees in Bio-Chemistry and Pharmacy from American University of Beirut, Lebanon and from University of Houston, Texas, USA respectively.

He also holds a Ph.D. in Arab and Islamic Studies from American University of London, UK. Habib’s professional career spans several sectors and he currently sits on several boards including Lebanon Pharmacy Board, Texas State Board of Pharmacy and Day Waterman College where he serves as a member and Kano Lebanon School where he sits as Vice Chairman, Board of Governors. His other business interests include Holborn Nigeria Limited where he sits as Vice Chairman and Elion House Limited, ABC Polymers Limited, Cedar Trust Holding and DAR Foundation as Executive Chairman. He has vast business management experience in manufacturing, construction and investment.

Joke Chukwumah

Mrs. Joke Chukwumah is the Managing Director of Lucent Limited ( A Trading Company) and School Director of Children’s International School, Lekki. She is also a member of Board of Directors of several other companies.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (Hons) from Kingston Polytechnic, Kingston, Surrey, England and a Master of Science in International Economics & Banking from University of Wales, Cardiff. Her career exposure spans Continental Merchant Bank, Chartered Bank and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc from where she left to set up Lucent Limited. Her work experience covers credit, marketing, consumer & corporate banking.

Alex Okoh

Alex Okoh is the Managing Partner, Ashford & McGuire Consulting Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology (B.Sc.) from the University of Benin, Nigeria and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Banking & Finance from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

He worked with Citibank Nigeria Ltd, Merchant Bank for Africa Ltd, Merchant Bank of Commerce Ltd, United Bank for Africa Plc and later as Managing Director of the then NNB International Bank. He reengineered the turnaround project of the bank and repositioned it as one of the top ten banks in Nigeria and successfully midwifed its merger with Unity Bank. He has seasoned local and international experience in banking and development finance.

Azubuike Okonkwo

Azubuike Okonkwo is the Managing Director of Investment One Pension Managers, a subsidiary of Investment One Financial Services Limited.

He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (First Class Honours) and also holds an Executive MBA from IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain. He has attended several local and international trainings, seminars and workshops.

He started his career as an Audit and Business Advisory Services Trainee at Price Waterhouse Coopers. He thereafter joined Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, where he worked in several departments of the Bank including Financial Control and Relationship Management departments. He rose to become Group Head of the Financial Control Unit and subsequently Group Head of Retail Unit Lagos Island. He resigned from the Bank and joined Investment One Financial Services Limited.