Deji spent the early days (from 2003 to 2004) of his career with the Treasury Department of FCMB Plc. Thereafter, he left for the UK and worked for AXA Investment Managers and Cantor Fitzgerald Europe/BGC Partners, London. Upon his return to Nigeria, he’s worked with Stanbic IBTC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and First Bank of Nigeria, from where he has rejoined FCMB Group Plc.
Deji has over 18 years of banking experience across various areas, including Finance and Capital Management, Financial Reporting. Retail Banking, Business Finance, Corporate and Investment Banking, Merger and Acquisition and Treasury.
Prior to his joining FCMB Group Plc, he was the Group Head: Subsidiaries Finance and Capital Management at First Bank of Nigeria Limited and its subsidiaries, where he was accountable for the Finance and Capital Management Strategy of all the First Bank subsidiaries.
Deji is an Accounting graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a Masters in Business Administration from University of Cumbria. He is a Fellow Member (FCCA) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom(ACCA), a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria(FICA) and Certified in International Financial Reporting Standards (CertIFR).