‘Lekan Rotimi

‘Lekan Rotimi is currently the Director of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS). He has acquired over fifteen years in Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Asset Management and Business Development. Prior to joining Kwara State Internal Revenue Service, he was the CEO Cowries Craft Nigeria Limited, an Asset Management Company. He has extensive experience in Capital Market operations and enhancement of internally generated revenue in public sector parastatals. He pioneered collection of contravention charges by the Kwara State Government under Public Private Partnership and presently the managing consultant for the Department of Development Control of the Federal Capital Territory on Revenue Generation.

He was a pioneering staff of Gateway Holdings Limited and head of capital market unit, a position he held before leaving to Norwich Business School in the UK. He is an alumnus of the West African Capital Market School.

An experienced Business Process Management consultant, with skills in developing business ideas and mentoring new entrepreneurs. Lekan was a mentor on the Federal Government Youth Entrepreneurs Skill Development Initiative “YOUWIN 2 and 3”

Holds M.Sc Business Management of the University of East Anglia (Norwich Business School) UK; Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Has attended International workshops and trainings on portfolio management such as New York Institute of Finance, Training on alternative investment and Bond Trading, Euro-money training on hedge fund management, Debt Portfolio Management workshop by Debt Management Office.

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