An Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Ayokunle holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Ogun State University Ago-Iwoye and a Master’s degree in Financial Economics from Cardiff Business School, Wales, United Kingdom.
He trained as a Chartered Accountant with BDO (Chartered Accountants) where he had over 4 years’ experience in Audit and Taxation. He joined Kakawa Discount House Ltd in 2000, and worked in Accounts, Financial Control and Treasury Operations, and developed relevant skills in Business Process Engineering, Project Management and Software Deployment.
He also trained as a Financial Manager and Analyst having attended courses on Bonds and Treasury Bills trading, Financial, Wealth and Portfolio Management with Euromoney UK and Investment Banking with Quest Consulting.
He was the Head of Investment and Portfolio Management at Kakawa Asset Management Ltd until April 2009 when he joined IEI Asset Management Ltd in the same capacity where he was also responsible for formulating and implementing investment strategy for the Funds under Management including the mutual fund which he developed and nurtured.