Paul Okunaiya

Paul Okunaiya

Region : West Africa
Title : Senior Manager
Paul Okunaiya is a Senior Manager at AfricInvest covering the West African English-speaking countries. Paul has a wealth of over 12 years of experience spanning treasury, corporate and commercial banking, corporate finance and turnaround management. He worked in two leading financial institutions in Nigeria – Zenith Bank Plc and headed a region of the commercial banking business in Access Bank Plc. He was head of Corporate Finance and Advisory in First Capital Trust Plc and led a major restructuring of a leading automobile company having structured and raised up to $30 Million to boost the company’s operations and aid recovery from an imminent distress. Paul has been involved in providing transaction advisory services to clients in telecoms, agriculture, financial services and automobile sectors and has structured finance in excess of $110 Million. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and holds an MBA in Finance from Lagos State University. He is an alumni of the prestigious Lagos Business School – Advanced Management Programme (AMP), a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) and a Chartered Management Practitioner.