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Rolake Akinkugbe

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Head of Energy and Natural Resour...

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Local Address:  Lagos , Nigeria
FBN Capital Limited
16 Keffi Street Off Awolowo Road.
Ikoyi S.W. , Lagos State
Nigeria

Company Description: FBN Capital is the Investment Banking and Asset Management business of the First Bank Group, offering services in Investment Banking, Asset Management, Markets, and...   more
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Education

  • MSc
    London School of Economics
  • BSc
    London School of Economics
  • Master's degree
    London School of Economics
  • Bachelors
    London School of Economics
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ABOUT US - OUR BOARD
www.bcafrica.co.uk, 13 Jan 2016 [cached]
Rolake Akinkugbe
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Rolake Akinkugbe
Rolake Akinkugbe is Head of Energy and Natural Resources at FBN Capital in Lagos, Nigeria. She was previously Head of Energy Research at pan-African Ecobank for more than 3 years. Rolake has travelled extensively across sub-Saharan Africa. Earlier roles include Senior Africa Analyst at Control Risks Group, work at the International Crisis Group in its Dakar office and at the Foreign Policy Centre think-tank in London. She is a frequent media commentator and regularly reviews global newspaper headlines on BBC World News. Fluent in French, she holds a BSc and MSc from the London School of Economics.
Rolake Akinkugbe, the Vice ...
www.fbnquest.com, 29 June 2015 [cached]
Rolake Akinkugbe, the Vice President and Head, Energy and Natural Resources at FBN Capital Limited, has stated that local sources of finance have gained in popularity over the past decade as African banks have been better capitalised to take advantage of new opportunities in the oil and gas sector. She shared this view as part of an expert panel reviewing current trends in African Oil and Gas Funding at the just concluded 2015 Oil Council Africa Assembly which held in Paris last week.
Lagos Nigeria, 29th June 2015: Rolake Akinkugbe, the Vice President and Head, Energy and Natural Resources at FBN Capital Limited, has stated that local sources of finance have gained in popularity over the past decade as African banks have been better capitalised to take advantage of new opportunities in the oil and gas sector. She shared this view as part of an expert panel reviewing current trends in African Oil and Gas Funding at the just concluded 2015 Oil Council Africa Assembly which held in Paris last week.
While examining the profile of projects corporate and investment banks are currently lending to, as well as the impact of the oil price plunge on the ability of these banks to lend to the sector, she emphasised that the new price environment has had an impact on the terms and structure of funding that have become available to oil and gas companies and projects. According to her, "The price shift is forcing renewed policy focus on those parts of the oil and gas value-chain
ROLAKE AKINKUGBE - ADVISORY ...
www.etkgroup.co.uk, 22 July 2014 [cached]
ROLAKE AKINKUGBE - ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER Rolake joined investment bank FBN Capital as Vice President & Head of Energy and Natural Resources Origination, in May 2014, upon her relocation to Lagos from London after almost two decades abroad. She is involved in deal origination in the energy and natural resources sector, and manages key sector relationships for FBN Capital. She is focussed on delivering the full resources of the investment bank across equity, debt and other financial products to assist clients. Alongside this she provides strategic and expert insight and advice on the energy industry both internally and externally. Prior to this, Rolake was for more than 3 years head of the energy and oil and gas research team at pan-African Ecobank. She managed Ecobank's research output across the energy industry value chain, covering a wide range of energy products and industry players, and has built an extensive network in the global and African energy sector. Her specialist areas include global energy, upstream petroleum economics, African oil and gas markets, oil and gas financing trends and infrastructure challenges, sustainable energy solutions, Africa's power sector and natural resource policy. In her earlier career, Rolake was the lead country risk analyst for Francophone and Anglophone West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea at the New York-based global risk consultancy, Eurasia Group, focusing on the oil & gas and mining & metals sectors. Previously she was a Senior Africa Analyst in the global risk analysis team of London-based Control Risks Group, advising multinationals on business and investment risks in West Africa. She has also worked for the International Crisis Group in Senegal, the European Commission in Brussels and the Foreign Policy Centre, and is a also a member of the board of directors of the Business Council for Africa (BCA, UK).
Rolake is a regular media commentator and presenter on global and African energy and natural resources, and has been a regular reviewer of global newspaper headlines on BBC World News since 2012. Passionate about Africa, Rolake is also working a sustainable energy initiative for African entrepreneurs due to be launched in early 2015. A classical pianist by training, she also enjoys jazz and contemporary piano in her spare time. Fluent in French, and Yoruba, her mother tongue, Rolake has lived in Senegal and travelled extensively across Africa. She holds a Bachelors and a Master's degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).
Daily News and Business Headlines
www.cdlnigeria.com, 16 Jan 2014 [cached]
"Output has been less than two million barrels a day for several months," said Rolake Akinkugbe, Head of Energy Research, Ecobank. "It's a reflection of the headwinds facing oil companies in Nigeria," she added. (Source: Punch)
Rolake Akinkugbe Biography | Eirenicon
eirenicon-africa.org, 28 Mar 2014 [cached]
Rolake Akinkugbe - Head of Oil and Gas Research, Ecobank Group Rolake is the Head of Oil and Gas, on the award winning research team (which, for the second year in a row won the Africa Investor Index Series Awards for Best Africa Research House, 2012). She assists the pan-African banking group's Corporate and Investment Banking arm with its energy strategy across its 33-country African banking footprint. She also manages Ecobank's research and analytical output across the energy value-chain covering a wide range of energy products, and across a portfolio of countries, anywhere from Nigeria to Tanzania, advising both internal and external clients on the industry. A key interest and increasing focus of her work has been using research as a tool to help originate new market-entry opportunities for investors, and devise new investment strategies in the natural resources sector.
Rolake joined Ecobank from leading New York-based global risk consultancy Eurasia Group, where she had been the lead country risk analyst for West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea, focusing on the oil and gas and mining/metals sectors. Rolake also worked for many years as Senior Africa Analyst in the global risk analysis team of London-based Control Risks Group. There she acted as Senior Analyst and adviser on natural resources projects for leading multinationals on several Sub-Saharan African countries. She is a frequent media commentator and conference presenter, and is a regular reviewer of global newspaper headlines on BBC Word News' early morning TV show. She has previously worked for the International Crisis Group in Senegal and the European Commission in Brussels.
Rolake is also the founder of VoxPerfect, a company that aims to re-invent the art of public speaking and bring creative talk to the mainstream. VoxPerfect provides professional, engaging and dynamic female speakers for a broad range of professional and social events and through its VoxArticl8 affiliate, also employs a unique story-telling and communications tool aimed at motivating, and challenging young audiences. Rolake is a jazz and classically- trained pianist, and is also a member of the board of directors of the Business Council for Africa (BCA). She holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).
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