Mr. Mobolaji Jubril Lawal
Mr. Bolaji Lawal attended Kings’ College, Lagos. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from Obafemi Awolowo University, (1990), professional certification of B.L from the Nigerian Law School (1991) and a Masters of Business Administration from Oxford University, United Kingdom (2002). He has also attended several executive management and banking programs in leading institutions such as Citibank School of Banking, New York; Venture Capital Institute, Atlanta; Harvard Business School, Boston, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California and Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD).
He joined the Bank in 1992 as an executive trainee within the Credit Risk Management Group. In 1995, he was redeployed to the Oil & Gas Team as Relationship Officer in Lagos, and subsequently as Relationship Manager, Oil & Gas, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. From Port Harcourt, he was part of the project team that set up and thereafter managed GTBank’s first branch in Warri, Delta State between 1998 and 2000.
He has over twenty-four (24) years of broad and in-depth banking experience covering Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Credit Risk Management and Investment Banking.
He also worked as Relationship Manager, Institutional Banking Group in Kano State. In 2003, he was appointed Group Head, Corporate Finance, wherein he led the Bank’s core execution and advisory team that worked on several landmark debt syndications, capital markets and project finance transactions within the Nigerian Banking Sector.
Mr. Lawal is currently the Divisional Head, Digital Banking Division in the Bank.
He joined the Board of Directors on March 17, 2017.
Mrs. Osaretin Afusat Demuren - The Chairman
Mrs. Demuren holds a Master of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics from the Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics, Moscow, and a Diploma in Russian Language and Preliminary Studies from the Kiev State University, Kiev. She is a member of many professional associations including the Society for Human Resource Management of America, Nigerian Statistical Association, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.
Mrs. Demuren had a successful career with the Central Bank of Nigeria which spanned over thirty-three (33) years, during which she served as Director, Trade and Exchange Department and was deployed to serve as the Director, Human Resource Department, a position which she held until her retirement from the Central Bank of Nigeria in December, 2009. She was the first female Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Mrs. Demuren was at various times a Member and Secretary to the Public Enlightenment Committee on Second-tier Foreign Exchange Market, Representative of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Special Investigation Panel on Trade Malpractices of the Federal Ministry of Commerce and Tourism. She has served on the boards of several public institutions including the National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA).
She was also the nominee of the CBN on the Governing Council of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, nominee of the CBN on the Board of Nigerian Export Processing Zone Authority, Chairman International Technical Committee on the Comprehensive Import Supervision Scheme, Chairman Interministerial Technical Committee on the Nigerian Export Supervision Scheme, Member Presidential committee on the Review of the Pre-Shipment Inspection Scheme, Member Presidential Committee on the investigation of illegal siphoning of foreign exchange outside Nigeria, Member Presidential Committee on Trade Malpractices and the Co-coordinator on the implementation of Travelers Cheques accessibility to the Nigerian Public.
She is an alumnus of several local and international training programs on Management, Banking, Finance, Trade and Investment at institutions such as the Michigan Ross Business School, Detroit and Institut Europeen d' Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) Business School Fontainebleau, France.
Mrs. Demuren joined the Board of Guaranty Trust Bank plc in April, 2013.