Ade Awonaike is a graduate of Economics with specialty in Finance and Credit from Kharkov State University Ukraine and an MBA in International Business Relations from Lagos State University. He is an Associate of the Nigerian Institute of Management, an Affiliate of University of Singapore and Member London Chartered Institute of Bankers, he also sits on the African Regional Council of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) by appointment, a Fellow of the prestigious Association of Outsourcing Practitioners of Nigeria (AOPN), and most recently his investiture as an elected fellow and certified managememnt consultant of the Institute of management consultants (IMC)Nigeria.
Ade has worked with Citizens Bank, Broad Bank and NNB International Bank Plc prior to the banking consolidation in Nigeria, all in managerial capacities for over 10 years. He joined Resource Intermediaries Limited in 2006 as a pioneer staff and rose from the position of a Senior Associate to become the Chief Operating Officer and recently Executive Director, Business Development. Ade was pivotal to the setting up of Resource Intermediaries (Ghana) Limited where he also sits on the Board. With over 25 years of professional experience, Ade has delivered diverse set of skills in leadership, performance analysis and strategic vision implementation. Proven ability in driving growth and has accomplished facilitating several soft skills, Management and Leadership trainings for various Organizations in different industries. He is currently a lead facilitator in the Resource Intermediaries Limited Academy.