Akin’ Adeniyi, CIPM is the proprietor and current Chief Relationship Officer of KingsThrones Limited, a SEC-registered independent Investment Advisory Firm. He has close to 29 years – robust experience in global financial markets and is renowned particularly for disciplined Investment Management strategies, Portfolio Performance Evaluation and Reporting in GIPS®, Enterprise Risk Management, and Corporate Governance. His management and entrepreneurial leanings in the financial world have at different times seen him as foundation Chief Executive at Standard Alliance Capital and Asset Management Limited – a full-service investment banking outfit, Wema Trustees & Asset Management Limited, and Wema Insurance Brokers Limited.
He is an alumnus of the Advanced Management Programme of the Prestigious Lagos Business School, and has also attended other cognate international finance courses including Strategic Investments and Private Equity Management at the also Prestigious Witwatersrand Business School, Johannesburg, South Africa, and Credit Management Techniques with Infrastructural Project Finance by the International Development, Ireland (IDI). He is currently the 1st Vice President of the Association of Corporate and Individual Investment Advisers of Nigeria – CIIA (a SEC-registered Trade Group of the Nigerian Capital Market), and a registered Trustee, Fellow, and Chairman of the Ethics and Compliance Committee, all of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers – IAPM (formerly Association of Pension Funds of Nigeria – APFN) where he, until July 2018 served as a council member and also, a member of the Central Bank of Nigeria – CBN’s implementation strategy committee of the Financial System Strategy – FSS 2020 project. Currently he is doing extensive consulting work in the local implementation of the GIPS® standards for appropriate Nigerian capital market operators.
Akin’ has first and second degrees in Actuarial Science and Banking & Finance respectively and is also a member of the CFA Society Nigeria. The very first Nigerian ever to earn the well-respected CIPM certification of CFA Institute, he is committed to a life-long teaching of the ethics and standards of professional financial and investment management for the overriding benefit of the client-investor through the extensive yearly curriculum of The School of Wealth Management at KingsThrones Limited.