DR NOSIKE AGOKEI
Experience & Activities
Dr. Nosike Agokei is a seasoned corporate manager, boardroom expert, legal practitioner, banker, Economist, Corporate Governance expert, Chartered Secretary, Arbitrator and a Chartered Accountant. He has diverse experience in banking, accounting, board practices, leadership and dynamics (including corporate governance, induction and board evaluation), legal, administration, human resources, strategy, corporate and public affairs, and taxation, covering over thirty years.
London, United Kingdom (FCIS); a member, Chartered Institute of Taxation (ACTI); a fellow, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB); and a fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK (FCIArb).
Dr Agokei served in several senior management positions in several companies, including AG Leventis Nigeria Plc, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Allied Bank of Nigeria Plc and First City Monument Bank Plc (which was then First City Merchant Bank Group). In 1994, Dr Agokei joined John Holt Plc where he held various positions including Deputy General Manager, General Manager/Group Company Secretary, Senior Executive/Legal Adviser, Group Executive Director, Legal & Corporate Communications/Development, Deputy Managing Director (Nigeria Group) and eventually became the Group Managing Director in 2009. In 2011, he was appointed Group Managing Director, MTI Plc. He currently manages the consultancy firm of Agokei & Co and is the Principal Partner.
Dr Agokei served on boards of several organisations, including Resort Savings and Loans Plc, (a mortgage bank), Africa Properties Limited and Lennards Plc. He currently serves on the boards of KOFSOL Group Limited, Planet Capital Limited, MTI Ghana Limited, Accra, Ghana, and MTI Plc (as Deputy Chairman)
He was President and Chairman of Council of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria between 2005 and 2007 and member Enugu State University of Science & Technology Business Council from 1997 to 2010. He was a member of the Delta State Government of Nigeria Vision 2020 Sub-Committee on Commerce & Industry from 2008 to 2009. He received the Kwame Nkrumah Africa Leadership Award in Ghana in 2007.
Dr Agokei was a visiting lecturer at the ESUT Business School, Enugu State University of Science & Technology from 2008 to 2013.
He is currently a Legal, Management Consultant and Facilitator to several organisations in Nigeria and abroad (in the past and presently), including the African Development Bank, Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire and at their offices all over Africa, the Institute of Directors, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria. He has undertaken management consulting projects for a couple of organisations in Nigeria, Kenya, Tunisia, the United Kingdom and Ghana.