Gbolahan has over 21 years of banking experience across various areas, including Finance, Strategy, Business Transformation, Investor Relations, Performance Management, Treasury, Operations, Technology and Digital Banking. He has served in various leadership capacities as CFO, CIO and COO.
Prior to joining FCMB Group as Chief Operating Officer (COO), he was the Executive Director, Chief Operations and Information Officer with Fidelity Bank Plc, where he led various transformation initiatives.
One of his remarkable achievements was the Introduction of a proprietary performance management software/tool that significantly improved employee productivity and ROE of the institution. He was the Project Director for several initiatives including the technology refresh project, digital transformation project and 3 successful International and local debt capital raising transactions in the last 5 years.
He attended Kings College Lagos, is a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, an Associate Member (ACA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a Senior Member (HCIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN).
He has attended executive training programs at leading business schools including Harvard, Stanford, IMD, INSEAD and IESE.