’Biodun Oyapero is the Chairman of the Board. He attended University of Benin where he bagged a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree with First Class in Accounting. He is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN); a Member of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria and an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Boston USA.
He is an astute banker with wealth of experience spanning over twenty years. While he was in the banking industry, he worked with Nigeria International Bank Limited which is now known as Citibank Plc and subsequently, he left for Ecobank Nigeria Plc; Citizens International Bank Limited and FSB International Bank Limited, where he restructured the Treasury Department. In these banks, he worked in various departments and at various capacities.
In 1993, he joined First City Monument Bank PLC as the Head of Treasury Department, the position he successfully managed for six years before his transfer to the Corporate Banking Group in 1999. He was appointed to the Bank’s Board in 2002. The following year, he took over the management of Operations and Support Division (including Banking Operations, Information Technology, Risk Management and Financial Control) of the Bank, a position he held until his resignation in December, 2004.
In August 2005, he was engaged as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Capital Trust Limited, the parent company of Seed Capital Microfinance Bank Limited. He is also on the board of FCTL Leasing Limited.