Funso Doherty, CFA, Principal, Doherty & Co, is a private investor in the domestic and international markets. From 2005 to 2011, he was the Pioneer Managing Director and CEO of ARM Pension Managers, which he led from inception to become one of Nigeria’s largest and most successful Pension Fund Administrators. He was the Pioneer Chairman of the Pension Fund Operators Association (PENOP), the umbrella body of all licensed Pension Fund Managers and Custodians, from 2007 to 2010. In his over two decades of experience, Funso has held a number of positions in leading foreign and domestic investment management firms including Goldman Sachs & Company and PNC Advisors in the U.S., and ARM in Nigeria. He started his career in the Lagos office of Arthur Andersen (now KPMG). Funso is a Trustee of the CFA Society Nigeria, and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School and a B. Sc. in Accounting from the University of Lagos.
Frank Aigbogun, Chief Executive Officer, BusinessDay, is a journalist and publisher of BusinessDay newspaper, which he founded in 2001. Mr. Aigbogun began his journalism career in 1982 at the Guardian newspaper, has served as the Lagos correspondent of the Associated Press, AP, the world’s largest independent news agency, and was for several years editor of the Vanguard newspaper. An alumnus of the Lagos Business School, Mr. Aigbogun served both as a member and alternate rapporteur for the sub-committee on competition and commercialisation of the Vision 2010 committee. He chairs the board of the Constitutional Rights Project (CRP), a civil rights organisation; he is a member of the board of the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria and a director of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG).