From Lagos, Nigeria
Speaker

SIR. ADEGBENGA OLUFEMI BADEJO

IR. ADEGBENGA OLUFEMI BADEJO – BSc. (Hons.) FCA, FCTI, FNIM.
Sir. Badejo graduated with Honours and one of the best in his class from Nigeria’s Premier University – University of Ibadan in 1984 with a Degree in Geography from the Faculty of Social Sciences.
After his first Degree, he took up Accounting and qualified as a Chartered Accountant having trained at BDO Binder Balogun Badejo & Co, Chartered Accountants where he cut his teeth in accounting and consulting and later Ayorinde Thomas & Co., Chartered Accountants. He was the pioneer Finance Manager of SO & U Saatchi and Saatchi in 1991 an International Integrated Marketing Communications Company having offices in 36 countries across continents, and he rose to become the Chief Accountant and Head of Admin in 1996 before leaving to set up an accounting and consulting firm. His love for the Marketing Communications Industry was ignited in 1988 when he worked as a Team Lead on the Audit assignment of Companies in the Troyka Group and Media Link
Today, he runs the Accounting and Consulting firm – Gbenga Badejo & Co., Chartered Accountants and Gbc Professional Services specializing in Audit, Assurance, Tax Consulting, Management and Financial Consulting.
Mr. Badejo has over 32 years cognate experience in the field of ACCOUNTING, TAXATION, MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL CONSULTING, MERGERS AND AQUISITION, BUSINESS INCUBATION AND TURNAROUND.
He is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Taxation and Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Management.
He is an accomplished professional, scholar and motivational speaker and an Alumni of Harvard Kennedy School. He has also attended several courses at the prestigious Lagos Business School and a graduate of LBS, Chief Executive Program Class 22.
While at the Lagos Business School, the CEP 22 programme took him across Continents to Strathmore Business School, Nairobi and IESE, Barcelona, Spain.
He was appointed Expert-In Residence at the Lagos Business School, Enterprise Development Centre, in recognition of his acumen, to counsel and mentor part of a pool of upcoming SMEs.
He has also acted as a resource person at AAAN – Training session on Finance.
He served on the Board of ICAN Faculty for Forensic Audit and Investigation, ICAN Practice Monitoring Group and ICAN Professional Practice Monitoring Committee.
He seats on the Board of BDS Consult, a Training and Management Development Consultancy outfit, Pratix Consulting Limited – a Project Management outfit with interest in real estate and power. Chairman, Crown Farms Limited – a fledging Agric-Business.
He was past Treasurer, Rotary Club of Ikeja and currently the Rotary Foundation Director.
He is a Knight of John Wesley (KJW).
Sir. Badejo plays Golf and Squash at his leisure.