Seye Kosoko

Chairman

Seye Kosoko is the Chairman of FBNQuest Trustees. He joined the FBN Holdings Group in October 2017. Prior to this appointment, he was the Head, Legal (Nigeria & West Africa) and Company Secretary, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited. He is an experienced business executive and legal practitioner with a versatile and diversified professional backgrounds spanning over three decades.

Seye brings his experience in Banking and Finance, Telecommunications, Law teaching and practice and Taxation planning and advisory. He was the pioneer Chief Legal Officer/Company Secretary, Econet Wireless Nigeria Limited (Now Airtel Networks) with responsibility for the Legal, Regulatory and Company Secretarial Group, following which he was Managing Solicitor, Henley, Crankshaw Solicitors.

Seye began his career as a pioneer lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University and practiced with Professor A.B. Kasunmu’s Chambers. He was subsequently Tax Consultant at Price Waterhouse and later General Counsel/Company Secretary/Head of Compliance/Head of External Affairs at Nigeria International Bank Limited (Citibank Nigeria). He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985. He is an Advisory Board Member of the General Counsel Summit, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Member of the Nigerian Bar Association. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State.

Qualifications: LLB Law (University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University)), LLM (University of Lagos).