Busola Alofe, MCIPM
Busola is a seasoned Human Resource Management leader and expert, with management and leadership experience in diverse sectors and many countries around the world. She graduated from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) with both a B.A. and M.A. During her Masters' degree, she worked as a Graduate Assistant in the University and after graduation joined CFAO Electro-Hall as a Trainee. She rose quickly to become the Human Resource Manager, during which time she held additional management position as the Credit Controller. She moved to Accenture, where she rose to the position of Senior Business Consultant, leading projects in Nigeria, the UK and Ireland. Some years later, she joined the Nigerian financial services sector as the Head, HR Strategy on the executive team at Societe Bancaire. She then joined Ocean & Oil Holdings (Oando Plc) as the Group Head, HR Strategy.
After 16 years of these solid HR and business experience, she was recruited by Shell Nigeria, as Business Improvement Lead, Deepwater (SNEPCo), accountable for Organisation Development. Afterwards, she was appointed HR Business Partner Lead/HR Manager for Technical & Exploration teams in Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Libya, Egypt, the Netherlands and USA. She was later appointed Senior Talent Adviser, Sub-Saharan Africa.
From regional assignments, Busola was transferred into a global role as the Global Skillpool Manager, Commercial Upstream & Commercial Academy Talent Manager, based in the Netherlands. While there, she earned a promotion into a more senior position as the Organisation Development & Learning Manager for Upstream Operated Countries in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. After some years, she focused on Nigeria till she left Shell in 2018.
Adeyemi Olanrewaju Ajayi, B.Agric, ACIPM, HRPL, AITD, MACGPN, PIOR, ACIN, MICA, ACISI, MIAF, ISO31000
Director, Strategy, Advocacy & Stakeholder Relations
Adeyemi Ajayi is a versatile professional who has consistently delivered values across various value chains and industry. He has handled various projects within and outside Nigeria. He has delivered various papers, spoken at different for a and trained over 15,000 persons within the past 6 years. He is a Globally Recognized HR Influencer and Facilitator; highly numerate and analytical. He possesses hands-on and brains-on experience in Human Resources, Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Audit, Strategy & Advocacy, Business Process Management, Learning & Development, Training & Facilitation, Regulatory Compliance, Investment Management and Business Advisory.
Adeyemi Ajayi started his career in Akintola Williams Deloitte as a professional accountant and external auditor. He has worked as Internal Control Officer & Risk Manager in Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank). He has worked as pioneer Head, Risk Management Department of ARM Pensions; Head of Risk Management & Compliance with Alternative Capital Partners Ltd. Yemi has assisted over 10 start-ups to navigate business clime.
He is a partner with Xitum Partners and the MD/CEO of Exitum Consulting Limited. He obtained B.Agric from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. He is currently running a course in Applied Accounting at Oxford Brooke’s University. He is a member of a few professional bodies which includes, Global Association of Risk Professional, USA; Institute of Operational Risk in UK; Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Training & Development; International Association of Facilitators; Compliance Institute of Nigeria; Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria; ISO31000 Certified Lead Manager and Global Mentor on LinkedIn. Adeyemi representated of the Institute on the Tripartite Committee for the review of minimum wage of Labour in Nigeria. He has developed over 1,000 business policies and executed several management projects; which include process re-engineering, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Project, Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Planning, Business Process Management, Human Capital Management, Product Development, Strategy Formulation and Research.
Patrick Umo-Adiasung, ACIPM
Director, People Experience and Market Development (PE&MD)
Patrick is an experienced Business Transformation and HR leader, consummate in the areas of Talent Management and Organizational Development. He has proven expertise in Integrated Talent Management, HR Analytics, HRIS Management, HR Labour and Regulatory Compliance amongst others. He holds an LLB in Law and is currently running a specialist MBA in Human Resources Mgt.
Patrick is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHRi®️), an Associate Member – Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Nigeria (CIPM), a Chartered Human Resource Manager (CHRM®️), a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Nigeria (CIAN) and also a member of the Institute of Administrators and Researchers of Nigeria (IARN).
His experience spans various sectors - Non-profit, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Marine, Oil & Gas and the Public Sector.
Ayodele Olanrewaju, ACIPM, ANIM
Head, Corporate Services
Ayodele is an accomplished and self-driven professional with an entrepreneurial spirit and unmatched drive. In his role, he successfully achieved zero mobilization policy on contracts and efficient contractors’ registration and management. He is experienced in setting up efficient and strategic supply chain and successfully centralized procurement of all assets for the Institute. He works closely with the directorates and departments to support the growth of the Institute in managing all facilities and suppliers to ensure value optimization. He participates in the Institute’s Corporate Business and Budget planning as well as formulation, implementation and development of Standard Operation Procedure (SOP).
Ayodele has MBA in Business Administration (Human Resource Option) from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and B.Ed. in Environmental Study from the University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State. He also bagged Higher National Diploma from Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State. He is an Associate Member of CIPM.
Jimmy Aronokhale, MBA, FCILRM, CFE, CICA, CRMP
Head, Risk Management & Internal Audit
Jimmy Aronokhale is an Audit, Risk Management, Compliance and Finance Professional with over 15 years’ experience across a wide range of Industries both local and international including oil and gas upstream and downstream, real estate, Port Operations, logistics, transport, courier, haulage and hospitality. Before joining the Institute, Jimmy has worked as Head of Accounts for A-Z Petroleum products E&P (Kenya and Burundi) and Rock of Ages Properties Plc, Account Manager at Chicason Group, Head of Internal Audit and Control for Chisco Group and Internal Audit Officer at Sweet Sensations and Nigeria Ports Authority, Port Harcourt. He is an Advisory Council Member to the global Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) with headquarters in Texas, USA.
He graduated from the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa with HND in Accounting. He has an MBA in Business Administration from the Management University of Africa, Kenya. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management of Nigeria (CILRM), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA), a Certified ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor, an ISO 31000:2018 Certified Risk Management Professional (CRMP), a Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Certificates in Exploration and Production Accounting Level 1 & 2 from MDT International, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Peter Clarke (ITIL/Tech Expert) is an expert in information technology design, planning, implementation, technology security, data analysis & cognitive, business intelligence, change management and digital strategy. He has 15+ years in the IT industry with strong engineering background in HR product development, business process and customer experience. He is responsible for re-engineering process and HR automation process of the Institute.
Peter is result oriented and has led several teams to deliver top high-tech projects around the globe. Before joining the Institute, he worked as Head of IT team at Fosad Consulting, Head of IT Nigeria at Miniso and Head of IT at Montaigne Place. He started his career with Swift Networks Limited and later moved to Zenith Bank Plc where he worked as System Administrator. He is well experienced in implementing technology solutions and has educational background in electrical/electronic engineering, computer science and information technology.