Management Team

  • Peter Ashade

    Managing Director/CEO

    Peter is an astute investment banker with diverse academic and professional background. He has 24 years cognate experience in the Nigerian Capital Market. 

    Peter holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Banking and Finance, a Master degree in Business Administration, Marketing bias; MBA (Marketing) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, and M.Sc. Finance from the University of Lagos. He is an alumni of the Lagos Business School (CEP, LBS). He is also member of many professional bodies. These include, among others: Fellow, Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB); Associate, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ACA); Fellow, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (FCMR); Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI); and Associate, Institute of Directors (AIoD) He is entrusted with various responsibilities; currently he is the Treasurer, Institute of Capital Market Registrars, and Vice-President II, Chartered Institute of Bankers (Lagos Branch) and Chairman, Finance & Investment Sub-committee.

    He had worked in an executive capacity in various top-range Registrar firms in Nigeria before joining Africa Prudential Registrars Plc in 2006.

    He speaks, reads and writes English and Yoruba languages fluently and excellently.

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  • Catherine Nwosu

    Chief Operations Officer (COO)

    Catherine majors in Banking and Finance and also holds a degree in Management Science from University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. She equally has a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA Marketing & Management bias).

    Catherine is an investment banker of repute with over 19 years experience in Share Register Administration. She is a tested member of professional bodies, which include among others, Associate Membership of Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ACMR), Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria (CPIN).

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  • Olufemi Adenuga

    Chief Finance Officer

    Olufemi is an Accountant with diverse professional experience and background. He holds a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State. He is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ACA) and Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ACMR).

    Olufemi has over 12 years post qualification experience in the Nigerian financial and manufacturing industries, including the capital market. He joined the management team of Africa Prudential Registrars Plc in 2009.

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  • Musa Bello

    Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

    Musa holds an LL.B (Hons) from the University of Benin, and a B.L from the Nigerian Law School. He also holds LL.M in International Trade and Investment Law from the Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands. His professional experience includes commercial law practice as Associate with Banwo & Ighodalo. He was Group Deputy Legal Adviser with A.G Leventis Plc prior to joining Africa Prudential Registrars Plc.

    Musa is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, United Kingdom.

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  • Patrick Ukanah

    Head, Operations

    Patrick’s client-friendly disposition reflects an array of experience in investment banking which spans over 20 years. 

    He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (HONS) in Business Administration from University of Abuja, and an M.Sc in Corporate Governance from Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. His membership of professional bodies include among others: Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Associate, Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ACMR), and Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM).

    In his Capacity as Head, Operations, his oversight spans Customer Service, Verification, Reconciliation, as well as Abuja and Port-Harcourt branch offices.

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  • Opeyemi Onifade

    Chief Strategy Officer

    Opeyemi has amassed nearly a decade investment banking experience.  Before joining Africa Prudential Registrars Plc he had worked extensively across the print and electronic media industry, with capital market bias. He is an Associate Registered Practitioner of Advertising (arpa).

    He majors in Mass Communication. He is an Associate Registered Practitioner of Advertising. He had held forth at the Business Development department and latter at the Marketing and Strategic Business Development with impressive results.

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  • Bridget Bayo-Ajayi

    Head, Business Development & Relationship Mgt.

    Bridget is a proven share registration professional with over 14 year’s cognate experience in customer service, business development, relationship management, and financial operations. She holds a HND in Business Administration and Management from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State, and an MBA from National Open University of Nigeria. She is an Associate Member of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR). 

    Bridget has also attended various training courses including personal effectiveness, capital market operations, and social networking for executives. Before joining Africa Prudential Registrars Plc in 2014, she had worked with various top range registrar companies where she held senior positions.

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  • Omoniyi Edward

    Head, Human Capital Management

    Omoniyi holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, UK where she graduated with a distinction.

    She is a seasoned HR Professional with key skills in resourcing, organisational design, learning and development, reward management, performance management, HR Administration and Employee relations. She had worked with Zenith Bank for many years as HR generalist across Africa before joining Africa Prudential Registrars Plc.

    She is an Associate member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), UK and Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Nigeria.

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  • Head, Audit & Control

    Head, Audit & Control

    David is a Chartered Accountant with a wealth of experience spanning over 22 years. He holds a B.Sc. in Accounting from University of Lagos, Akoka, and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA, 2002).

    David started his accounting career with Arthur Young & Osindero Chartered Accountants. He then moved on to play key roles at various financial services companies, including Deputy Head, Internal Audit, Control & Compliance at UBA Insurance Ltd. He joined Africa Prudential Registrars Plc as Head, Audit and Control in 2014.

    He has attended various training courses spanning major corporate strata, as it relates to Finance, Accounts, Investment, Banking Operations, Internal Control, Internal Audit, and Compliance

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Where to Find Us

Africa Prudential Registrars Plc

220B, Ikorodu Road, Palmgrove Lagos,


Call: +234-7080606400