Ayodeji Adelakun
Non-Executive Director

Ayodeji is a finance professional with over 14 years of experience in both industry and accounting practice. Prior to joining GZI, he was the Group Head of Finance of Forte Oil Plc (now Ardova Plc) where he was responsible for the finance functions of the Group’s downstream businesses in Nigeria and Ghana, upstream services and power generating businesses in Nigeria.

He also worked with Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd where he was responsible for the financial reporting and tax functions of the entity. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, United Kingdom and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants, Australia.

He is a graduate of Industrial and Labour Relations from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago- Iwoye and has a masters in accounting from Babcock University Ilishan Remo. He is an alumnus of IE Business School Madrid and has attended executive management programs at the University of Pennsylvania, the Wharton School, USA.