Matthew’s experience with wealth management started in 2001 when he joined Standard Trust Bank Ltd(now United Bank for Africa Plc). He was Senior Associate, Investment Advisory at BGL Securities Limited, a member of BGL Plc Group, a company noted for structuring big ticket transactions in the Nigeria’s financial landscape. Matthew experience in finance includes managing successfully assets under management in excess of N1bn, trading securities at BGL Securities, Tower Assets Management and practicing Accounting at Matthew OGAGAVWORIA & Co.( Chartered Accountants) and holding forth as Senior Partner, Matog Consulting. Matthew received his B.Sc from University of Port Harcourt and MBA from the Delta State University. He has ample cognate experience in wealth management, funds management, financial advisory, consulting, accounting, equity research and securities trading. He is an Associate member of The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Nigeria, The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria, The Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Affiliate Member, Global Association of Risk Professionals. He boasts of over 17 years post-graduation cognate experience which cuts across oil and gas, banking and capital markets.
He is a highly motivated self-starter experienced in the management and support of a wide variety of capital and money market transaction, able to work with, motivate and mentor diverse professional teams, while leading by example. A proven Investment analyst with vast exposure in working and establishing productive relationships with people of diverse cultures, geographical locations and organizational backgrounds and the ability to leverage an eye for detail ensuring success and quality.
He is confident, highly energized, effective and persuasive communicator with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Detail and results oriented with a proven ability to demonstrate flawless execution and implementation of innovative strategies. An analytical and strategic thinker with the highest professional standards and personal integrity.
He is highly focused and results oriented, able to direct and lead diverse service providers and stake holders in a clear manner to project completion. A leader that demonstrates flexibility, attention to detail and the ability to manage shifting business priorities while meeting client expectations for on time delivery within budget.
He is a chartered accountant, stockbroker and commodity broker. He had HND from Kogi State Polytechnic. He is an Associate, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN), Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Commodities Brokers of Nigeria.