Managing Partner – Sunday, Ajayi Godfrey is a season Development Finance Banker and Trainer with a 13 years banking experience. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi and an MBA from the University of Calabar. He is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Economics of Nigeria, holds Certification in International Community of Certified Microfinance Train the Trainers (MFTOT 7) by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDP), Association of Chartered Institute of Bankers (MCIB) pioneer members, member Project Management Institute (USA) student member and graduate of the prestigious School Of African Microfinance (SAM). He is a microfinance expert and has worked in Peoples Bank of Nigeria and Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB) for 10 years and voluntarily exited in 2008.
He was a Consultant/Chairman Grants MFB Gwagwalada, Opengate MFB, kuje before joining Fortis MFB as Head Development Finance where he developed a product called Fortis Cooperative Movement Account (FCMA) that assisted Fortis MFB to serve majority of the people and associations in the FCT, Nigeria. Thereafter he joined the services of Afribank Nigeria PLC where he was seconded to help set up Afribank MFB Lagos, before joining Creditlink MFB as a pioneer Executive Business Development and IT and subsequently became the second Managing Director/CEO. He has attended several conferences on Microfinance and Agricultural lending. He was also in the team that developed the first indigenous microfinance software call Hyperlink bank Software for Cooperatives and Micro finance Institutions. His core competence is in the area of Capacity Building, New Business Innovations, Cooperative Management, Agricultural Project Formulation, Implementation, Finance and Strategy. Recently he was appointed as a consultant to Association of Non-bank microfinance institutions of Nigeria and member governing council Microfinance Management Institute of Nigeria (MFMIN) He is happily married with children.