BAYO OLUGBEMI, FCMR - Immediate Past President

Mr. Olugbemi  holds a in Accounting from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria (1992) and a Masters in Business
Administration Degree (MBA) specializing in International Business
Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, in 1998.  Bayo is
an Alumnus of Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom having
completed a Masters of Science (Msc.) Degree in Corporate
Governance and Ethics (2010) as well as Harvard Business School
where he completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP 179)
of the world’s foremost Business School in October 2010.

He started his Investment Banking Career in the Registrar’s
Department of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc in 1982 and rose through the
ranks to become a Registration Officer in 1991. He left Union Bank in
1991  for greener pastures and has pioneered many Registrars’ outfits
since then including RIMS Registrars, United Securities Registrars, Diamond Bank Registrars and NAL (now Sterling) Bank Registrars.
Bayo, a turn around specialist has been the Managing Director/Chief
Executive Officer of First Registrars Nigeria Limited (until recently a
wholly owned subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Plc, the Largest
Banking Group in Nigeria) since January 2000. First Registrars took
off in April 2000 with N10 Million share capital base and has  grown to
a company with shareholders’ fund in excess of N6 Billion.

Bayo Olugbemi has participated in many notable public offerings in
the Nigerian Capital Market both as an Issuing House Officer and
Registrar.  He has attended a number of courses both locally and
internationally.  Some of these are: –

a) Executive Program For Growing Companies, EPGC at Stanford
University Graduate School Of Business, San Francisco, CA, USA.
b) Governance Transparency, CSD Directors' Training organized by
Thomas Murray of UK in Conjunction with CSCS.
c) Doing Business In Asia Seminar organized by Lagos Business School.
(Shanghai, China).
d) Directors Strategy and Governance Programme (IOD, London).
e) Advanced Industrial Marketing Strategy, INSEAD, Singapore Campus.
f)  Leading Professional Service Firms, Harvard Business School, Boston,
g) Fundamentals of the Securities Industry – New York Institute of
h)  Strategic Thinking and Management for Competitive Advantage at
Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
I)  Managing Corporate Resources at the Institute of Management and
Development, Lausanne, Switzerland

j) Chief Executive Program, (CEP 11) of the Lagos Business School,
k)  International Capital Market Course organized by Euro Money Training
at the Oxford University, UK.
l)  Senior Management Programme, Manchester University, London.
m)  Several Investment Road Shows/Fora organized by the Nigerian Stock
Exchange in USA, London, Kenya and Nigeria.

Bayo is a Fellow of many professional bodies including The Chartered
Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Institute of Capital Market
Registrars, The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria, Institute of
Directors, Nigeria (IOD), The Certified Pension Institute of
Nigeria and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of
Nigeria. He is also an Associate Member of The Nigeria Institute of
Management (Chartered) and a Member of The Chartered Institute of
Stockbrokers and Certified International Investment Analysts.

Currently, Bayo is serving as:
– The President/Chairman of Council of Institute of Capital Market
Registrars. (ICMR)
– The 1 st Vice President, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria
– Director, CIBN Press Limited (2008-Date)
– Director, Central Securities Clearing  Systems (CSCS) Plc (2012 –
– Chairman, Board of Governors, ATTWOOL Schools (2007 – Date)
– Member, CMC (SEC) Sub Committee on Rules & Regulations (2008-
– Member, SEC Technical Committee on Dematerialization (2009 –
Date) .
– Member, CMC (SEC) Sub Committee on Capital Market Infrastructure
(2012 – Date)

– Member, SEC Capital Market Committee (1996-Date)
– Alternate Chairman, CBN – National Payments System Working Group
on Securities Settlement (2007 – Date)
– President/Chairman of Council, Institute of Capital Market Registrars
– Member, SEC Administrative Proceedings Committee-APC (2000-
2004; Re-appointed May 2013)
He is a regular speaker at conferences, seminars and workshops in
Banking, Management, Corporate Governance and Ethics, Capital
Market and Business Formation. He is also a motivational/inspirational

Bayo, a Pastor of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, is happily
married with children.