Ike Chioke – Executive Director
Ike has over 25 years of investment banking experience involving strategic advisory in corporate finance including mergers & acquisitions, project/structured finance and debt/equity capital markets activities. His industry specializations include the telecommunications, media, financial services and general industrial sectors.
His professional experience cuts across renowned financial institutions including Arthur Andersen, Goldman Sachs and Salomon Smith Barney Inc. He is the current Group Managing Director of Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited.
Ike has contributed to market development in numerous ways including his role as Chairman of the FSS 2020 Capital Markets Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria and also as a member of the Bond Market Steering Committee of the Federal Debt Management Office. Ike is the current Chairman of the Enugu State Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization, member of Enugu State Council of Privatization and Commercialization and a member of Enugu State Economic Advisory Committee.
Ike holds a B.Sc. Civil Engineering (First Class Honors) from the University of Ife, Osun State, Nigeria and attended Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, where he graduated with an M.Phil in Management Studies. He is the 2nd Vice President of the Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria, National Secretary of the Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa, member of the Board of American University of Nigeria and a member of the board of ServiPower Company Limited.