Mr. Aig-Imoukhuede is the founder and Chairman of Coronation Capital Nigeria Limited. He is also founder of the Africa Initiative for Governance (“AIG”). His career in banking and finance spans three decades and has earned him national as well as international recognition including;Commander of the Order of the Niger “CON”, conferred by the Federal Republic of Nigeria, for his
contributions to the development of banking and finance; Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (West Africa); and African Banker Magazine's “African Banker of the Year”.
Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede led the 2002 acquisition of Access Bank, then a fringe regional player. As Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, he was head of the team responsible for placing the Bank on an unprecedented growth trajectory, transforming the bank into top-5 leadership position in Nigeria. Aigboje retired as CEO of Access Bank in December 2013
He is Co-Chairman of the UK-Nigeria Capital Market Task Force, and sits on the boards of Africa Finance Corporation and TCX Investment Management Company Netherlands. He is also Chairman Board of Trustees of the Financial Market Dealers Association, and Chairman of Wapic Insurance Plc. He was recently elected as member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and appointed a member of the International Advisory Board of Oxford University's Blavatnik School of Governance.
He holds law degrees from the University of Benin and the Nigerian Law School, and a Trium MBA, awarded jointly by the London School of Economics, New York University, and HEC Paris.
Having retired as President of the Exchange in 2017, he remains on the National Council as an Ex-Officio.