Fiona Ahimie is the Managing Director of FBNQuest Securities Limited, a subsidiary of FBNQuest Merchant Bank, a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Holding PLC. Before this role she was the Managing Director of African Alliance Limited a South African Investment banking firm. She has worked with Cordros Capital, Stanbic IBTC Bank and Lead Capital Limited in varying capacities.
She is an accounting graduate from Lagos State University. Fiona is a chartered accountant and a chartered stockbroker. She holds an MBA from the prestigious Lagos Business School and a diploma from IESE, Spain.
Fiona is the first female vice president of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria, a position held by men for the last 30 years and she serves on various committees. Fiona serves on the board of Purple Money Microfinance Bank, Purple Real Estate Investment Limited, she is a Member of the Statutory Audit Committee of National Association of Securities Dealer of Nigeria (NASD) and the Central Securities Clearing System Limited (CSCS).
She is a Member of the Curriculum Management and Learning Committee and a guest lecturer for the full time MBA class of the Lagos Business School. Fiona has vast experience in the capital market with focus including asset management & product development and has set up accounting structures in unstructured environments.
She is a very passionate professional and entrepreneurial minded serving on advisory boards of some SMEs as well. Fiona is a mentor to many professionals and undergraduates.