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Soji Apampa

Soji Apampa

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Mr Soji Apampa is co-­‐founder of the Integrity Organization (1995). At Integrity, he was one of the initiators of the Convention on Business Integrity (CBI), a project launched in Lagos in 1997 to promote ethical business practices, transparency, and fair competition in both the private and the public sectors. His working experience covers training, research, consulting and management in the private and public sectors and civil society.

He is the Local Implementation Partner for the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) on the Port Service Support Portal (PSSP) an ongoing port reforms project. He is the Country Director for Phase II of the DFID Funded Business Innovation Facility (BIF) Project implemented in partnership with PwC London. BIF has provided technical assistance to companies implementing inclusive business models targeted at supporting people at the base of the economic pyramid.

He has been a trainer on the Business Ethics for various Cohorts of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies. SEED programme in West Africa. This programme helps companies with turnover between One hundred and fifty thousand US Dollars ($150,000) and Fifteen million ($15,000,000.) transform and grow.

As a former Managing Director at SAP Nigeria Ltd, Mr. Apampa championed the concept of ‘ICT supported public sector reforms’ which resulted in a €400,000 pilot project being implemented at the Ministry of Finance, Kigali, Rwanda with the Government of the Rhineland Palatinate (twinned with Rwanda) acting as official sponsors of the project. Through his direct efforts, SAP Africa won an award for their role in the takeoff of the Information Society Partnership for Africa’s Development (ISPAD) an initiative of the NEPAD e-Africa Commission. Working in concert with several colleagues in Walldorf, they succeeded in persuading the German Government to make an offer of Technical Assistance and ICTs to the EITI process of several countries, including Nigeria, and Azerbaijan through the Gtz.

He is the Convener of the annual Christopher Kolade lecture on Business Integrity now in its 6th year. The lecture series aims to continue to ensure that contemporary issues as it affects the Business Community as well as the Economy are brought to the fore.

He led the effort to design and pilot (2012-2014) a Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) for the Nigeria Stock Exchange. The CGRS was approved as part of the rules for listing in the new Premium Board of the Exchange by the Nigerian Securities & Exchange Commission in 2015 and made mandatory for all listed companies in 2016. The roll out of the system to all other listed entities has commenced since Q4, 2016 and is expected eventually to enable a tradable Corporate Governance Index. In the evolution of the system, in Q1 2018, listed companies are now certified along with directors, and several companies are at different stages of completing an upgrade of their corporate governance systems and others are yet to start. In 2018, Mr. Apampa became a member of the Steering Board of the Corporate Governance Rating System Chaired by the Nigeria Stock Exchange and other members include a representative of the Securities & Exchange Commission, Agusto & Co., CNBC Africa.

Mr. Soji Apampa, was for several years, a Consultant to the Governance and Institutions Policy Commission of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG); Mr. Apampa was appointed in May 2008 to the International Working Group of the UN Global Compact on the 10th Principle (anti-corruption). He was on the editorial board of the 2009 TI Global Corruption Report and was member of the Organizing Committee of the 12th International Anti-Corruption Conference which took place in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He is a leader of thought on the subject of ‘change and institutions’ where he has demonstrated visionary leadership, creativity and effective implementation of his ideas in the commencement, inception and subsequent support to the implementation of the DFID Coalitions for Change (C4C) Programme and the State Accountability & Voice Initiative (SAVI). He is a 2008 Fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa (of the Aspen Institute, Aspen, Colorado.

For the last 20 years he has designed and implemented anti-corruption initiatives in Africa; he has worked on very high profile, sensitive assignments for many years and is the author of several research reports on different aspects of governance.

Oluwayemisi Soile

Oluwayemisi Soile

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Ms. Oluwayemisi Soile has general oversight functions for Administration, Finance and Human Resources matters of the Integrity Organization / The Convention on Business Integrity. Prior to her present position, she held the position of Director, Stakeholder & Support Services January 2014 – August 2016. She has at various times served as Office Manager, March 2005 to December 2006; Grants Administrator, January 2007 to December 2008 and Overall Company Administrator (Integrity / CBi) January 2009 to December 2013. Her core tasks include finance control, project scoping and oversight, performance management and benefits realisation. She is responsible for ensuring proper scope management – all work and no more, needed to deliver client projects on time, within budget, meeting required levels of quality whilst managing all associated risks. Oversee tracking and reporting team hours and expenses on a monthly basis. She manages strategic elements of the Integrity / CBi programmes and projects portfolio, including budgets, as well as internal and client expectations on quality and strategy. Oluwayemisi is entrusted with the task of seeing to the effective and efficient planning, organizing, executing and controlling the daily office administration, ensuring that all administrative policy and guidelines are complied with in the Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Kaduna office locations of the organization.

Oluwayemisi has well over 25 years of broad professional experience spanning various functions such as Administration, Finance, Program Management, HR and Sales-Relationship Management. Prior to joining the Integrity Organization / The Convention on Business Integrity in March 2005, she was Admin, HR & Special Duties Manager at Tehila Communications. She holds a B.A degree in Philosophy from the Ogun State University (now Olabisi Onabanjo University), and an Advanced Diploma in Computer-aided Secretarial Administration of the University of Lagos. She has at various times attended courses and seminars in Nigeria, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom.

Oluwayemisi sits on the Governing Board of Integrity September 2014 till date.

Seun Akande

Seun Akande

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Oluseun Akande is responsible for account payable, ensuring all vendors follow due processing, reconciling retirements from consultants and staff, negotiate and process invoices receive from vendors and ensure payment is made after all certification and approvals. He’s responsible for maintenance of organization’s assets and oversee anything that has to do with logistics in the organization. Oluseun Akande is a BSc holder in Accounting from University of Lagos. Prior to this role, he handled offices of Admin Officer, Admin and Logistics Assistant.

Ike Ilegbune

Ike Ilegbune

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Ike Ilegbune serves as Director of Operations on CBi’s DFID-funded Business Innovation Facility (BIF) programme. Prior to his current role, he has previously served as Development Director and as Country Manager (Southern Nigeria) on the BIF programme, and also had a role in the pilot of Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) amongst other CBi assignments.

He holds degrees in Law from University of Nigeria and the London School of Economics, and also holds a business degree from the University of Warwick Business School. He is a certified project manager and also holds a diploma in Lean Systems from the University of Cardiff.

Ayoyinka Johnson

Ayoyinka Johnson

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Ayoyinka Johnson (Mrs.) is a graduate of English Studies from Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria; she is currently running her Masters programme in International Relations and Strategic studies at Lagos State University, Nigeria. She joined Integrity as a projects officer and has worked on several projects. She coordinated the Integrity Club for some years when it was still a correspondence-based club and has worked on others like the Business Action Against Corruption (BAAC – I), Business without Borders projects and others. She currently holds fort as the Public Engagement Coordinator. She is responsible for ensuring that the Organisation’s activities are actively in the Public eye and ensures that the organization’s brand is widely recognized. Yinka’s role involves composing, editing and managing the production of a full range of communications material to effectively support the organization’s goals and mission to diverse constituencies. She is also responsible for devising engagements on platforms designed to generate and sustain public debate around specific anti-corruption issues in collaboration with the Consultant Media Director and our Research & Public Policy Manager. She is responsible for writing speeches and developing press releases for management and also developing content for our newsletters and magazines, draft articles and reports on the status of major initiatives for distribution to stakeholders: members, prospects, the general public, volunteer support groups and special interest groups.