Mr Olufemi Awoyemi is the Founder and CEO of Proshare Nigeria Limited (Nigeria's foremost financial information and analytics hub) is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers (AIPM), the Institute of Credit Administration, and the Institute of Information Management. He is an Associate member of the Institute(s) of Chartered Taxation of Nigeria, Institute of Management Consultants, Nigerian Institute of Management and the Institute of Directors.
He been able to build an impeccable portfolio of commercial and management achievements garnered during the course of twenty-nine (29) years of progressive responsibility and results with well-known local and international firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, UAC of Nigeria, Eterna Oil & Gas Plc, Phillips Consulting, and British American Tobacco.
He was at various times a member of the Membership and Publicity & Publication Committees of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce;, Pioneer President and Chairman Board of Trustees of the Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN); Technical Advisor, National Assembly House Committee on Capital Markets (2011-12) and member of the 2015 Technical Sub-Committee of the Nigeria Economic Summit Groups’ (NESG) Central Organising Committee (COC).
He is a Council member of the Association of Investment Advisers & Portfolio Managers, a 2-term vice-chairman of the Industry, Trade & Investment committee of the Institute of Directors ( IoD Nigeria) and member of the IoD Finance & General Purposes Committee; a 3-term member of the esteemed Strategy, Research & Advocacy Committee to the Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (2010-date) where he serves as the Chairman of the Advocacy Sub-Committee; and since 2012 has acted as an independent member of the Investment Committee of Alternative Capital Partners Ltd (ACAP).
Olufemi is currently serving as a pioneer member of the Governing Council of the Fintech Association of Nigeria; an advisory board member of GETRates, executive vice-chairman of WebTV Limited, a faculty member at the Centre for Financial Journalism and CITC Leadership Centre Nigeria.