Ayodele has over 20 years work experience and 10 years post-professional qualification experience with a diverse career that began as a Computer Technician. He became a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in 2002, and after a 10-year stint in IT, he made a career change to Accounting and Finance.
He trained as an Audit Trainee with Lemibayo Aro & Co (Chartered Accountants). Ayodele holds a First Class Honours degree in Applied Accounting from the Oxford Brookes University, U.K. and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and an Authorized Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA, UK). He also holds the ACCA Postgraduate Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Prior to joining IGI Pension Fund Managers in March 2017, Ayodele has 6 years senior management experience in the Nigerian pension industry with AIICO Pension Managers Limited (APML). He joined APML as the Head of Financial Control and Reporting. His achievements in the finance function informed his redeployment as Head, Contributions & Collections in 2012 with a mandate to reorganize APML’s Contributions & Collections processes, from where he was later seconded to the Investment Department as a Senior Research Analyst in 2016.
Ayodele is a multidisciplinary professional whose training and experience have spanned accounting, auditing, Information Technology, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Investment Research and Pension Operations.
Ayodele served as the Vice-Chairman, Association of Accounting Technicians of the Ibadan and District Society of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Secretary of the Education and Training Committee of the district for 3 years.
He is a corporate strategist in business process reengineering, product development, sales and marketing, corporate management, business forecasting, modelling and strategic planning, and has attended several local and regional finance and strategy training seminars/workshops.
Mr. Olatiregun is a trainer, coach and mentor to over 500 successful finance professionals around the world and also a public speaker.