Mrs. Ajumogobia, the Chairperson of the Governing Council of Grange Educational Limited has over 21 years quality experience in External Audit, Accounting & Finance and Marketing. She began her professional career working with two global audit firms, Peat Marwick Ani Ogunde & Co., and Deloitte where she acquired broad experience in audit, taxation and consultancy across several industries including Banking, Insurance, Construction, Manufacturing, Merchandising and Oil & Gas.
After several years in practice, she joined Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). During her 13 years as a member of Accenture's Senior Management team, she broadened her horizon considerably leading the Finance function and was at various times responsible for oversight of Marketing, Legal and Human Resources. She has been a Non-Executive Director of UAC of Nigeria Plc. since July 22, 2009. A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), Mrs. Ajumogobia graduated from the University of Ibadan with a B.Sc (Honours) degree in Economics in 1982.
Mr. Tola Osunkiyesi, a member of the Governing Council of Grange Educational Limited He is an inspiring and dynamic professional management with over 20 years cognate experience and list of achievements in management, financial reporting, management accounting, auditing, taxation, due diligence, controls, budgeting and budgetary control, cashflow projection and forecasting and administration. He is the current Chairman of the Finance Committee of Grange School. Mr. Osunkiyesi has a strong passion for imparting knowledge.
Mrs. Taiwo, a member of the Governing Council of Grange Educational Limited is a presently the Managing Partner of Hansel and Gretel Nigeria Limited, an Educational Consultant company which among other things is into consultancy in schools, supply of teaching resources and teacher training.
She had previously worked as a banker for 15 years and her passion for children and in particular, children with learning challenges made her chart a new career path as an Educational Consultant.
Mrs. Taiwo’s support and involvement in the School and its Parents, Teachers’ Association (PTA) is very commendable. As the current Education Committee Chairperson, she displays deep qualities of professionalism and is very committed to the School’s quality of education and learning.
Mrs. Salako, a member of the Governing Council of Grange Educational Limited is a shrewd legal practitioner, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and a CEDR accredited mediator (The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (UK). She has spent most of her professional life in corporate legal practice, human resource administration and Alternate Dispute Resolution (Mediation). She enjoys involvement in policy and strategy formulation as well as the development of sound corporate governance structures.
Mrs. Salako was the Board/ Company Secretary of Grange School where she managed the Company Secretarial as well as the HR function of the School for more than 6 years. She is currently a mediator at the Lagos Multi Door Courthouse (LMDC) where she gains experience through numerous matters brought to the LMDC.
Ms. O. Lanre-Phillips is an Alternate Director on the Board of Grange School, Lagos and a member of the school’s Governing Council. She has garnered over 20 years’ experience in business development and relationship management. Over the course of her career, she has held various portfolios which include corporate affairs, business development, share registration, corporate banking and human resources management; across various industries, including construction, banking & finance and energy. Ms. Lanre-Phillips is passionate about people as her roles have involved an interface with people. She is currently the Chairperson of the Human Resources Committee of Grange School and the Head of Human Resources and Corporate Services of Shoreline Energy International Ltd.
Mr. Simi Shonibare is an Alternate Director on the Board of Grange School, Lagos and a member of the school’s Governing Council. An astute legal practitioner of over 13 years. He is a graduate of law from the University of Essex. In addition, he holds a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School in London, United Kingdom. And was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2011.
He worked with a number of organisations both in the United Kingdom and Nigeria, including, Mayer Brown LLP, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Aluko & Oyebode Legal Practitioners working with a number of organisations including but not limited to banks, oil/gas and power companies as well as IT Infrastructure companies on their corporate finance, project finance, asset finance and property finance requirements.
Mr. Shonibare is currently an Executive Director at Alaba Shonibare & Co a property development and management business and his specific role includes, legal adviser, business development and facility management.
He is currently a member of the School Relations and Building & Facilities Committee.
Mrs. Folakemi Olumide-Aluko is the founder of Toddler Tree Educational Consultancy and Nursery School. She is a legal practitioner turned passionate educator. She is a certified Montessori Directress with over 11 years of Montessori teaching and teacher-training experience both within and outside Nigeria. She has valuable insight and solutions to the gaps within the Nigerian educational industry with regard to qualitative early year’s education.
Fadekemi has a distinction-graded masters degree in International Educational Management from the University of Leeds UK, a bachelors degree in Law and a diploma in Montessori Early Childhood Education from the College of Modern Montessori, Johannesburg SA. She is on the Education and School’s relations Committees as Parent Governors.
Mr. Segun Adelanwa, a member of the Governing Council of Grange Educational Limited is an inveterate Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the Accounting sector. As a qualified Accountant, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Mr. Segun Adelanwa brings to the Governing Council of Grange School, a strong academic background, practical and professional Accounting experience. He is a seasoned IFRS expert and respected analyst on Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting matters. He has passion for excellence with proficiency in building and leading finance teams with sound quantitative and analytical skills. Presently he is the Managing Partner of Segun Adelanwa & Co.
Dipo Faulkner is the Country General Manager for IBM West Africa. In this role, he is responsible for IBM's overall business in the region, with a focus on
deploying IBM’s advanced technology capabilities in Cognitive, Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile and Security to solve current and future needs of institutions in key economic sectors. He is also responsible for providing leadership for IBM’s relationships and Corporate Social initiatives in the Civil Society, ICT and Academic communities.
With over 25 years of regional experience, Dipo led IBM’s Global Business Services for Central & West Africa from 2014 – 2016 and helped develop strong client relationships in the region. Some of these included local and regional banks, telcos, oil & gas companies and industry regulators.
Dipo Faulkner is the president of the American Business Council where he represents and spearheads the interest of American Companies in Nigeria and promotes trade investment between Nigeria and the United States.
Prior to joining IBM, Dipo was a Director at Accenture’s Nigeria Financial Services Operating Group, covering the West African region, where he was successfully in managing several Technology and Business Aligned Transformation engagements including the development and implementation of business strategies and efficient service delivery, organization design, technology strategy definition and implementation, application (solution) implementation, business process architecting, M & As, and post-merger integrations.
Dipo has a proven track record of leading businesses in the acquisition, expansion and retention of client relationships. He is an effective negotiator who has built strong partnerships and manages client relationships at the Board / C-level. He is highly skilled in developing technology-enabled strategies required to manage large and dynamic businesses and displays sound creative problem-solving skills, progressive thinking. He has strong project management skills with track record of delivering results. He has gained experience working across a matrix in a multi-national and diverse organization and has a proven capability to lead dispersed teams, while demonstrating keen leadership to motivate people at all levels and effect positive
He brings on board, significant experience garnered working across the Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Energy & Utilities and Consumer Products industries.
Dipo holds a Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and an Advanced Management Program Certificate (AMP) from Institute de Empressa (ie), Madrid Spain. He is also a certified Prince 2 Project Management practitioner
Kemi Osinibi, with 26 years’ of international and local experience in the entertainment, consumer and service industries, is Founder and Conceptualiser of MandK Activity Center Ltd (MACL) who created the MAXTIVITY - Family Entertainment Center franchise. Driven to revolutionise the leisure industry in Africa, she brings valuable knowledge in entrepreneurship, start ups, new concepts development & implementation, licensing, financing, project management, quality standards, business operations and management.
These were gained through her roles with Chrysalis Group UK, a leading entertainment group in Media; Egmont Limited UK, a publisher of children’s books and magazines in partnership with Disney, BBC, Mattel and Marvel etc; global corporations such as Gillette and American Express, where she had finance oversight across products lines and European countries.
Her experience at QED International Oil & Gas Nigeria Limited, an oil servicing company which she was responsible for the set up from inception to profitability; and Hygeia Nigeria Limited, a healthcare group, honed her skills in start ups, project planning and execution, and designing, implementing and managing operational processes and controls.
As CEO of MandK Activity Center Ltd since 2016, she has focus on the use of play to promote children’s development, to build a stronger family bond and impact the African child for the future.
Kemi holds a BSc in Business Administration and is a Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA). She is married with 5 children.
Onyinye Ikenna-Emeka holds an MBA in general management from the University of Manchester, with a bachelor’s degree in Geology from the University of Calabar, Cross river state. She is a business Leader with over 22 years’ experience in the telecommunications, logistics and most recently education sectors.
Over the course of her career, Onyinye has established a reputation for developing and driving winning commercial and business strategies especially in the areas of Business planning and operations, market development and expansion as well as talent capacity development. She is known for establishing new Market and business streams especially within the telecommunications industry.
Onyinye Ikenna-Emeka is currently the GM, Enterprise Marketing with MTN Nigeria Plc, the leading telecommunications company in Africa and as a member of the leadership team within MTN Nigeria, She has also been involved in the development and management of profitable business models for high-end enterprise and digital initiatives projected to be telecommunication’s next area of growth. She is known for her expertise in overseeing go-to-market models has also helped nurture new products into mature revenue-generating engines. Prior to this role, Onyinye was the General Manager Enterprise Sales also with MTN, in that capacity she led the nationwide sales efforts delivering consistent YoY growth for the business and driving expansion into new markets.
She is a valued international speaker on Women in leadership, Commercial models and Technology, presenting regularly across various platforms. She is also a guest faculty at the Tekedia Institute, A John Maxwell certified leader, Speaker and Coach, she also co-founded theOIEhub where she podcasts and delivers commercial tips to sales and marketing professionals.
She has gained executive education in Leadership, Commercial Strategies and technology innovation with Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, Columbia Business School and the Lagos Business School.
Onyinye creates a balance by reading, podcasting travelling and fashion designing in her spare time. She is married with Kids.
▪ Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) - Bayero University, Kano, 1983
▪ Master of Communication Arts - University of Ibadan, 2006
▪ Director of Administration,National Office,WAEC,Lagos(2019 to date)
▪ Ag. Head of Division (Test Administration), National Office, WAEC,Lagos(2017 to 2019)
▪ Deputy Registrar/Zonal coordinator, WAEC, Abuja (2016 to 2017)
▪ Deputy Director Public Affairs, National Office, WAEC,Lagos(1998 to 2016)
▪ Snr Assistant registrar (Exam Security), Branch Office, WAEC, Kastina (1997 to 1998)
▪ Snr Public Affairs Officer, Zonal Office, WAEC, Kaduna (1990 to 1997)
▪ Public Affairs Officer,National Office, WAEC,Lagos(1989 to 1990)
▪ Sub Editor (Books) Challenge Publications, Jos. (1985 to 1989)