The team leader is Tayo Akintan, whose profile has been stated under the directors. Other members of the team include:

Tunde Erinjogunola is the Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining Imperial, he was the Managing Director of Associated Asset Managers Limited, a leading asset management and stock broking firm. He has substantive working experience spanning the financial services industry. His experience in the banking industry covers such area as trade services, commercial & consumer banking, corporate banking, investment banking/financial advisory services, enterprise risk management. During his career, Tunde has held important positions and delivered on many sensitive assignments.

Tunde started his banking career in 1992 when he joined Eko International Bank Limited, one of the legacy members of Skye Bank Plc. He had since garnered useful industry experience by working with other leading banking brands having left Eko International Bank in 1997.

Mr. Erinjogunola is a Honourary Senior Banker of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB). He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Banking & Finance from The University of Nigeria, Master of Science (M.Sc.) in industrial Relations & Personnel Management and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the University of Lagos respectively.

Mr. Samuel Armon is the Chief Compliance Officer. Samuel holds a B.Sc. degree from the University of Lagos. He is an Associate of both the Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria (ICA) and the London Postgraduate Credit Management College (UK) and a Senior Associate of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN). He has over a decade of top quality and diverse practical working experience, which cuts across Stock broking, Corporate Finance and Operations. He started his career with Interstate Securities Limited, where he left as a Deputy Manager in charge of Operations/Issuing House Functions. Prior to joining Imperial, he had worked with MBC Securities Limited as Head, Operations & Information Technology.

Segun Olatunji is the Head, Financial Control Unit. Prior to joining Imperial, Segun was an Audit Senior at Ranti Okanlawon & Co, where he oversaw various audit, tax and IFRS conversion exercises. Segun holds a Higher National Diploma (H.N.D) in Accountancy from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA) and a Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). Segun is an adept professional with expertise in financial management, Taxation and administration.

Obidinma Uwajeh is a Stockbroker and Head, Marketing Unit. She is a licenced Authorised Dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). She is a Chartered Stockbroker, an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbroker (ACS) and a Registered Sponsored Individual with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a Capital Market Operator. She holds a Master of Science degree (M.Sc.) in Business Administration (majoring in Marketing) and a Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Business Administration (2nd class Upper division) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Obidinma started her career in January 2000 with Mainland Trust Limited as a Supervisor in the Operations/Administrative Unit where she worked for almost four years. In September 2003, she moved to 3Stars Investment Limited (a subsidiary of Legacy Citizens International Bank) as Head of Operations.

In December 2005, the Company merged and became Spring Capital Markets Limited (now Pan-African Capital). She worked in varied capacities while in Spring Capital Markets which cut across Asset Management, Alternative Business, Credit and Marketing. Prior to joining Imperial in 2008, she was the Regional Co-ordinator in charge of all the branches till February 2008.

She has over 18 years diversified working experience which cut across Capital Market and Financial Services and has participated in various trainings in the capital market.

Ekanem Nyong is the Head, Support Services Group. Prior to joining Imperial, Ekanem was the Head Client Service at Clysdale Limited. Ekanem holds a B.A Degree from the University of Calabar. She is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM). She has working experience, which cuts across Customer service and Human Resources Management.

Ekanem is an adept professional with expertise in Customer Service, industrial and labour related issues.

Kanayo John is the Head, Research Unit. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Economics, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, and an MBA Finance, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo.

Kanayo is in his final lap of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers’s qualification examination. He began his career at StocksWatch Limited in 2008, a Capital Market advocacy media firm, where he gained experience covering equity and money market. He moved to GTI Securities Limited, a dealing member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in 2010 as a pioneer staff in the Research Unit and was instrumental to the development and quantum leap witnessed in the unit and GTI Group. He led the team that developed periodic economic term papers; Weekly Economic and Financial Market Report, Monthly Insight on Global and Domestic Development and was a lead content provided to the Weekly GTI Top-5 Stocks Picks. Kanayo is a certified Technical Analyst from BETA, South Africa. He has about ten years’ experience in Capital Market environment.