The role of the Board is to ensure the company’s long term sustainable growth and value to all stakeholders with an appropriate framework for accountability and good governance.
Dapo Egbeyemi is a seasoned accountant with over 30 years of professional experience. He graduated in Accounting from the University of Lagos in 1985, starting his career as a banker with Nigeria International Bank (Now Citibank Nigeria) in 1986 and later moved to Chartered Bank (Now Stanbic IBTC) as a pioneering member of their team. He left Commercial Banking in 1994 as Deputy General Manager of Commercial Trust Bank, to start Worthwhile Ventures, owners of Locks n Switches.
Leye Taiwo is the founder and Chief Executive Officer, and has been responsible for steering the business into its current position from inception to date as well as signing major strategic International and local partnerships. Prior to setting up Troloppe, he worked in financial advisory with Standard Chartered Bank and First Bank of Nigeria. He worked with ShonnyInvestments & Properties as Head of Strategy and Business Development. He holds a Masters in International Business from Webster Graduate School, UK and a Bachelors in Law and Marketing from the University of the West of England, Bristol. He also sits on the board of Cranium One and the Aart of Life Foundation.
Kunle Osilaja has over 25 years experience in International Real Estate. He was Chair of Lead Directors for Jones Lang LaSalle Corporate Finance UK. His experience includes a wide variety of real estate transactions – asset sales, structured loan financing, equity raisings and advisory for indirect investment vehicles and joint ventures, development and acquisition financing. He served as European Director, Head Debt & Structured Finance at Jones Lang LaSalle Corporate Finance from 2002 to 2012.
Jonathan Millard is a Canadian national with 10 years’ experience in East and West Africa. He served in an advisory roles on projects in sectors including telecoms, real estate, oil and gas, transportation infrastructure, and urban planning. He spent 5 years with McCabe and Partners a boutique corporate finance and strategy consulting firm, founded in 2006 by former McKinsey & Company consultants that focuses exclusively on advising clients in sub-Saharan Africa. Jonathan is also a Director of Real Estate for LBH Limited, advising on real estate holdings in excess of $50m US in Lagos and Abuja. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management from Ottawa’s Arthur Kroeger College and an Msc from the University of Oxford.