Bola Akindele holds a B.Agric in Animal Science from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Lagos and a Doctorate in Business Administration from the International School of Management, Paris. He is a fellow of both the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation and is MNIM. He had his internship with KPMG Peat Marwick, Ani Ogunde & Co. and joined the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 1989 and rose to become a Treasurer/Financial Controller of the ACGSF and a Bank of Examiner.
In 1993, Bola left the services of CBN to join Oceanic Bank Limited where he vigorously held the positions of Head of Operations, Chief Inspector, Senior Manager (Credit Administration and Recovery). Bola left Oceanic as the Group Head (Commercial Banking) and moved to Fountain Trust Bank Plc in 2000. While at fountain Trust Bank, he was at different times Group Head, Commercial Banking. He left the services of Fountain Trust as Divisional Head (Markets). Bola has attended several courses in Nigeria and abroad. He is a member of the Institute of Directors.
He brings his versatile and vast experience in finance, accounting and banking which spans over twenty years to Courteville.