Edward Akinlade - Group Managing Director

Edward Ola Akinlade is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) U.K. and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He studied accounting at the South Bank University and also qualified as an Accountant through the London School of Accountancy.

Mr. Akinlade is highly competent in property finance and trading and is versatile in the Origination, Conception, Structuring and Completion of a wide range Property Development. Edward is experienced in both the international and local markets. He pioneered the development of co-operative upscale developments of luxury terraced housing units in the local Nigerian market and has completely redesigned and developed the Ikeja GRA Lagos skyline. He also possesses excellent advisory and project implementation skills.

In addition, he was a Consultant with Capital Limited, a Management Consultancy firm focused on the U.K. Public Sector. He had a broad range of roles which included Providing Financial Management Support for U.K. Government Projects and Cost Centre Managers. Monitoring of Grants and Preparation of Financial Statements and different Returns amongst others, and also worked with the PolyPeck Group as a Revenue Accountant.

Mr. Akinlade is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Johnson Products Nigeria.