ADEOLA, Fola Tajudeen




Co-founder Guanrantee Trust Bank (GTB) which was incorporated in 1990 and commenced operations in 1991. Adeola is a chartered Accountant
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Hajara
State of Origin: Ogun
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has six children.

Profession Banker , Chartered accountant
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Managing Director of TransCorp. Hilton Hotel. Mr. Adeola served as Pioneer Managing Director and Chief Executive at Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria for 12 years, which he founded in 1990. Mr. Adeola served as the Deputy General Manager and Divisional Head of Financial Services Division at the Continental Merchant Bank Limited, from 1986 to 1990. He also served as a Manager at the NAL Merchant Bank Plc, from 1982 to 1986. Mr. Adeola served as a Senior Auditor of D.O. Dafinone & Co. Mr. Adeola served as the Chief Executive Officer at Transnational Corporation of Nigeria. He is the Founder and Chairman of FATE Foundation. He is the Founder and Chairman of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. Mr. Adeola serves as Chairman of the Board at Main One Cable Company Nigeria Ltd. He serves as a Member of the Advisory Board of Advanced Finance & Investment Group LLC. Mr. Adeola served as a Director of UTC Nigeria Plc. Mr. Adeola served as Chairman of the National Pension Commission. Mr. Adeola is a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (“ICAN”), Institute of Directors of Nigeria (“IOD”) the chairman UTC, ARM, Lotus Capital, Eterna Oil, CardinalStone Partners Limited, Tafsan Breweries (board member), and Credit Registry Services.

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria; Fellow of the Institute of Directors of Nigeria

Methodist Boys High School, Lagos, Yaba College of Technology in 1975,

Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) in December 2002

honorary doctorate from Nkumba University, Ntebbe, Uganda.

Banker of the Decade in 2009 by the Vanguard Newspaper group. Distinguished Famous Alumni award by Yaba Tech. Zik Leadership in 2003. This Day Awards 2011 – Change Makers in Social Entrepreneurship

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