Adenike has worked with the Ecobank Group for almost 30 years and is currently on sabbatical.

Obtained her Law degree from the Lagos State University, Lagos in 1990 after which she was called to the Nigerian Bar, now over 30 years ago, in 1991 where she distinguished herself at the Nigerian Law School winning the prize as the Best Student in Civil & Criminal Procedure.

She joined the Ecobank Group in 1993 and became Head Legal & Regulatory Unit in 2000 and subsequently in 2002 as Company Secretary/Chief Legal Counsel.  Has had over 17 years of experience as Company Secretary/Chief Legal Counsel, a position she held up to March 2019 when she took up the role of Chief of Staff to the Group Chief Executive Officer of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, Lome Togo and was also Group Head of Corporate Communications. 

She has attended executive programs at INSEAD, Harvard, and Cranfield amongst others. She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and the International Bar Association.  She is also an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

She was recognised by Chambers as a 2021 General Counsel Influencer for Africa.  She led her Legal team at Ecobank Nigeria to win the 2013 Acquisition International Team of the Year and In-House Legal Department of the Year 2010 in the maiden edition of the Business Day Legal award in Nigeria.

Adenike is also a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Accion Microfinance Bank.

She is a Corporate Governance Advisor who also has strong transaction and legal expertise.

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