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Former Executive Director

Mr. Aminu Umar-Sadiq

Aminu Umar-Sadiq has more than 15 years’ experience in the financial services sector – spanning public finance management, mergers & acquisitions, private equity and asset management.
Aminu Sadiq

Prior to his elevation to the office of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in October of 2022, Aminu served as an Executive Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) serving on NSIA’s 3-person Executive Committee as well as Board. He plays a key role in implementing NSIA’s overall strategy and driving operational and financial performance.

As NSIA’s Head of Direct Investments, Aminu leads NSIA’s multi-strategy infrastructure activities, directly overseeing more than 20 investment professionals. He is also responsible for corporate governance management and performance reporting for NSIA’s subsidiary entities.

He commenced his professional career in the mergers & acquisitions division at Morgan Stanley, subsequently proceeding to Denham Capital Management, a natural resources focused private equity fund, and then to the mergers and acquisitions division at Société Générale. He serves on numerous Boards in a non-executive capacity including on the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN), NSIA Healthcare Development and Investment Company and the Multipurpose Industrial Platform Limited (MIPL).

Aminu attained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering Sciences from the University of Oxford (St Johns College). He has also attended a plethora of advanced management programs for senior management executives.

Other members

Mr. Olajide Zeitlin

Former Chairman, Board of Directors

Mr. Uche Orji

Former Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mrs. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli

Former Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Asue Ighodalo

Former Non-executive Director and Chair, Compensation & Governance Committee

Ms. Halima Buba

Former Non-executive Director

Mr. Urum Kalu (UK) Eke, MFR

Former Non-executive Director and Chair, Externally Managed Investments Committee

Ms. Lois Laraba Machunga-Disu

Former Non-executive Director and Chair, Audit and Finance & General-Purpose Committees

Mr. Bello Maccido

Former Non-executive Director and Chair, Direct Investments Committee