Board of Directors
TESSA EGBE IKIMI
Tessa Egbe Ikimi is a renowned Lawyer of repute with significant experience in International and Local Laws. Her working experience as a Lawyer and Administrator spans over thirty years. She was called to the Bar in 1974 and has large bank of contacts and relationship which was established over time.
Tessa Egbe Ikimi attended Lagos Business School Nigeria, Chief Executive Programme (CEP) Class 17 and IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain – Advance Management Programme (AMP) 2008, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London LLM (Masters in Law) and University of Lagos LLB (Bachelor of Law).
She is also a Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Her exploits in the international and local scene provided the basis for achieving prominence in her profession.
The Chief Executive Officer comes with over two decades of experience in Structured Finance, Consulting, Investment Banking and Venture Capital/Private Equity. He holds a 2nd Class (Upper Division) in Accounting & Finance from the University of London and Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Lagos.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London, (ACII) UK and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACIT). He also attended various programs at the prestigious Columbia Business School, New York, United States and INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, France, the IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain and the Chief Executive Programme (CEP 17) Class of the Lagos Business School.
He was the Pioneer Managing Director/CEO of Truebond Investments & Capital Limited, a Company with diverse interests in Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Power and the Capital Markets. He has also worked with the firm of Damitop Consulting Limited as Managing Partner where he worked on a number of World Bank projects for the Federal and several State Governments. He served as Executive Director (Investment Banking) of Citizens International Bank (now Enterprise Bank Limited) until his appointment as the pioneer Chief Executive Officer of PanAfrican Capital Holdings Limited.
Sina is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of PanAfrican Capital Holdings, a Proprietary Investment Company with presence in Lagos, Accra, Nairobi and Mauritius. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for several companies within the Group. Acquiring a Chartered Accountant status in 1991, his career spans over twenty-five (25) cutting across Deal Structuring, Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Privatization and Asset Management.
Having worked with Diamond Bank Limited where he started his banking career in Audit and Banking Operations, Sina later joined the Investment Banking Division of Fountain Trust Bank Plc in 1997 and subsequently served as Group Head, Corporate Finance and Head, Investment Banking Group. While in Corporate Finance, Sina was actively involved in high profile projects and advisory mandates in the private sector as well as the privatization Programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS) and IESE Business School Barcelona Spain is also a graduate of accounting from the prestigious University of Lagos, where he graduated as one of the best in his class. Sina is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
John has over 19 years experience in Share Registration, Data Management and Stockbroking. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration/Management from University of Calabar and MBA in Marketing from Lagos State University.He is a fellow of Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR) and also an associate member of National Institutes of Marketing.
He started his career at First Registrars Nigeria Limited (Now First Registrars and Investor Services Limited) in year 2000 as Registration Assistant, before proceeding to Union Registrars Limited (Now Greenwich Registrars and Data Solutions Limited) as Head, Certificate Management where he solidified his share registration/data management experience. He also worked at BGL PLC as Head, Depository, where he gained extensive experience in securities trading and stockbroking business.John is currently the Managing Director/CEO of PAC Registrars Limited.