Dapo Akisanya B.Sc., M.Sc. – Chief Executive Officer (AXA Mansard Pensions Limited)
Dapo joined AXA Mansard effective June 1, 2015, as Chief Executive Officer of AXA Mansard Pensions Limited.
Prior to joining AXA Mansard, his career included about 10 years with Asset and Resource Management Company Limited (ARM Group), where he served in various capacities. His last role at ARM was as Executive Director, ARM Securities Limited, where he was responsible for managing the business. Previously, he served as Executive Director (Technical) at ARM Pension Managers (PFA) Limited, where he was responsible for oversight of Investment Management, Business Development and Relationship Management, and Risk Management. His experience at ARM also included serving as Head, Investment Management and Research, ARM Investment Managers, with responsibility for management of local and global, third-party, discretionary, multi-asset portfolios. In addition, Dapo was a member of several committees constituted to ensure the effectiveness and growth of the firm’s fund management business, and that guided the successful launch of various ARM products. These include the investment committees of ARM Discovery Fund, ARM Aggressive Growth Fund, ARM Ethical Fund, and ARM Properties PLC. He also represented ARM on the board of Briscoe Properties Limited as a non-executive director.
Dapo has diverse experience in financial services. Other organizations he has served include Howarth Dafinone (Chartered Accountants), formerly D. O. Dafinone and Co., Alliance Consulting, Agusto and Co. Limited, Citibank Nigeria Limited and Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC.
Dapo holds a B.Sc. in Economics from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and an M.Sc. in Finance from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K.