9th – 10th OCTOBER 2023 | LONDON
Bola Onadele Koko Business Leader
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer
FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange
Bola Onadele. Koko is the pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange. Prior to this engagement, Koko was the President of FDHL, a financial markets and risk management consulting firm he founded in 2001, where he provided business leadership in the empowerment of the Nigerian fixed income market and consulted extensively for the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
With over twenty-five (25) years’ financial services experience, including involvement in financial markets architecture and diplomacy, Koko championed various financial markets infrastructure development initiatives in Nigeria. He also served as consultant to the World Bank-IFC on the development of the Nigerian corporate bond market and was appointed the Country Manager of the Efficient Securities Market Infrastructure Development (ESMID) program in 2009.
Koko’s career spanned Coopers & Lybrand (PwC), FCMB Limited, Citibank Nigeria, Trust Bank of Africa (Merchant Bankers) and Leadbank PLC. He is an economist and a first-class chartered accountant with a passion for the development of Nigerian financial markets and housing finance.