Board of Directors & Management

Board Of Directors

DR. AHMED BABATUNDE POPOOLA

Chairman

He is a Nigerian banker, accountant, economist, entrepreneur and business executive. He has over thirty years cumulative work experience spanning the public and the private sectors of the Nigerian economy.

He has been the Managing Director/CEO of CRC Credit Bureau Limited since its establishment in 2008. Prior to this, he was also the pioneer CEO of the Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA). Before then, he was in the banking industry where he rose to the position of the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and General Manager of a publicly listed bank. He is in the forefront of the development of the nascent credit reporting system in Nigeria and Africa.

Dr Popoola holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Nigeria, two master’s degrees in Banking & Finance and Economics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a PhD in Finance from WITS Business School, University of The Witwatersrand, South Africa. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS)’s Senior Management Programme (SMP 12) and the Wharton Business School’s Advanced Management Programme (AMP 67). He has also attended executive education programmes at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Harvard Business School, the International Management and Development (IMD), Switzerland and the Kellogg School of Management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and seven other professional bodies.

He holds several awards and recognitions especially for his role in entrepreneurship, business management, finance and youth empowerment. He is also a proud recipient of a special Ministerial recognition and commendation for his innovation and promotion of youth enterprise in the FCT. He is the current Chairman of Credit Bureau Association of Nigeria

MRS JAMEELAH SHARRIEFF AYEDUN

Director

She is an internationally experienced and energetic leader with over 20 years of multi-faceted hands-on experience in business, technical and people management. As an engineer, she is skilled at defining strategy, developing organizational structure and building diverse teams that deliver results.
Mrs. Ayedun is a co-Founder of CreditRegistry Corporation, a software technology company headquartered in Washington State. For her philanthropic efforts, she was nominated for the Jefferson Award for Extraordinary Public Service for Washington State, USA. Today, she sits on the board of small enterprises and non-profit organizations and is the former President-elect and 1st Ambassador of the American Women’s Club in Nigeria.

Mrs. Ayedun received the highest presidential honor, the Stryker Award, from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) where she received a BSc in Electrical Engineering. She is an active member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). She is a Dale Carnegie graduate and recent graduate of Seed Transformation Program, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2017).

MR. OLADIMEJI OLAMIDE PETERS

Director

He has over 10 years working experience in Business development and Analytics both within and outside Nigeria. He is a graduate of Economics and holds an MBA from Durham.