Tennyson Kalio – Chairman

Tennyson is a chartered banker and financial professional of over 30 years standing in a career that cut across commercial banking, investment banking, microfinance banking, telecommunications, and hospitality management.

He was the pioneer Managing Director of Equator Microfinance Bank, an initiative he helped to birth.  He took the mfb from a relatively unknown entrant to the point where it became the most preferred microfinance bank in Bayelsa State.

Prior to that time, Tennyson was the Regional Director for Equator Capital Group where he oversaw the Investment Bank’s businesses in the South-South and South East part of Nigeria.  Read More

Edeh Christian Ogochukwu Managing Director.

Christian Edeh is an Accountant and Certified Microfinance Banker with over 13 years’ experience that spans commercial banking, microfinance banking, real estate, and public sector finance.

He started his banking career at Skye Bank as a marketer and later at Bayelsa  State Internal Revenue Services.  He joined Equator Microfinance Bank in 2010 and has been involved in every key success achieved by the Bank. Read More

Emmanuel Osa Agwoje B.Sc., M.Sc (Econs).

Emmanuel Agwoje is an astute banker, journalist, real estate investor, and entrepreneur.

His career in banking spans over three decades in addition to a brief period in financial journalism.  He rose through the rank to become an Executive Director, in Allstates Trust Bank, a second generation bank in Nigeria. His career cuts across all spectrum of banking including branch banking, credit management, treasury and trade finance, foreign exchange management, corporate and structured finance. Read More

Emmanuel Mok B.Sc (Civil Engineering).

Mok is a Civil Engineer, a seasoned Building Project Manager, Developer, and Real Estate Consultant with over twenty years’ experience in the Nigerian real estate sector.

His professional career cut across the real estate construction value chain, including property development, management, and rental services.

Before going into the real estate industry, Emmanuel Mok has a brief stint in the Investment and Asset Management sector where he acquired useful experience in money management and business strategy. Read More

Isaac D’Laye Esule – Director.

Isaac D’Laye Esule is an astute businessman and transporter. He has set up many businesses and sit on the board of many companies in different sectors of the economy.

He is the founder of King Koko Express, a commercial transport company that cover southern routes, Abuja and some Northern states.  His other companies are involved in the sale and supply of stationeries, amongst others.

Before going into business, Isaac D’Laye had a career in retail trade Sears Super Store, Minneapolis, USA.   He graduated from the University of Minneapolis, USA with a degree in Microbiology.