Mr. Bayo Rotimi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Greenwich Merchant Bank.
In this role, he provides direction to the Management team and stewards the overall strategic objectives as well as operational performance to optimize value for stakeholders.
With over 28 years experience as an investment banker and business leader, he hasmanaged the execution of numerous landmark transactions including Corporate Finance, Capital Raising (debt, equities, and hybrids) and Financial Advisory services (Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Privatization Advisory and Project Finance).
He previously worked at Fountain Trust Bank, Lead Merchant Bank and FCMB Capital Markets Limited. He also chaired the Investment Committee of ARM’s Discovery Aggressive Growth, Ethical, Money Market, Fixed Income and Eurobond Funds with over N110 billion under management.
He is a Member of the Institute of Directors; Associate of the Certified Pension Institute; Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers, and Member of the Advisory Board of the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan Atlantic University.
He taught Strategic Planning at the EDC and actively supports its Experts-in-Residence program that mentors emerging businesses. Additionally, he was an external member of Faculty at the Lagos Business School between 2009 and 2013.
He also serves on various market development-focused committees inaugurated by the Securities and Exchange Commission to facilitate the development of the Nigerian Financial markets.
He holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and a
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Lagos