Mr. Oduyemi is an accomplished banker, an astute administrator and the Chairman of Brisktrade board of directors. He started his career in Central Bank of Nigeria fresh from school in 1964 and rose through the ranks to be appointed Deputy Governor, domestic operations in 1990 and Deputy Governor General Administration in 1999 - a position he occupied till his retirement from The Bank in 2004. During his career he served on key committees including the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and the Financial Sector Surveillance Committee (FSSC).
He also served on board of several notable companies including Nigeria Security Minting & Printing Company, Guaranty Trust Bank as a member and the chairman of the board.
His Training in many institutions included The Havard Business School USA, IMD Lausanne Switzerland and London Business School.


Managing Director

Wale is one of the founding members of Brisktrade. Prior to joining the firm, he started his career as a junior officer working for SMEs and cutting his teeth across different sectors. During the time, he ran business units growing and developing ideas for improving sales, trade finance services and project management of engineering responsibilities for thirteen years. This practical knowledge gave birth to The Company and as The Managing Director, he has been steering the business in the appropriate direction for over ten years.
Wale is an Alumnus of Business School Netherlands and has attended several relevant courses at home and abroad.


Management Team

He attended the University of Ibadan Nigeria where he obtained a BSc (Hons) IN Petroleum Engineering in 1976. He has over 32 years of oilfield experience. His career started in Dowell Schlumberger (Nigeria) Ltd in 1976. In 1977, he became a Field Engineer Trainee and rose to Field Engineer III between 1978 to 1982.

He rose in the ranks before he left to set up Sowsco Oilwell services - he is today a serial investor and on the board of many companies as a Director and the current Chairman of the board of directors at Lekoil.

Yemisi Adetoro Awosika

Management Team

Called to bar in 1991, Yemisi is a renowned lawyer with well over 25 years’ experience as a company secretary/ general counsel and a manager in the legal departments of various companies both in the private and public sectors. Yemisi obtained her Bachelor degree in Law (L.L.B) in 1990 and possesses a prior B.Sc. in Sociology and Social Administration which she obtained in 1986. She is a versatile, intuitive and a rational thinker with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. She enjoys challenges and delivers high results under pressure. Her willingness to accept responsibilities and her desire/ability to learn is one of her trademarks. She is a leader and a remarkable team player.

Our Team