Mr. Michael Nzewi is one of the founding partners of CardinalStone and serves as the non – executive director of CS Advance. Michael served as a director in the Capital Markets Division of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB), London. Prior to SCB, Michael served as the Head of Corporate Finance at Vetiva Capital Management.
Michael holds a BSc. in accounting from the University of Benin, Nigeria and an MBA from Said Business School, Oxford University, UK. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
Mr. Mohammed Garuba is one of the founding partners of CardinalStone and a non – executive director of CS Advance. Prior to founding CardinalStone, Mohammed served as Director of Equity Securities at Renaissance Capital. Before joining Renaissance Capital. Mohammed served as Managing Director of Zenith Securities Limited. Mohammed began his professional career in the Finance and Treasury department of Intercellular Nigeria Limited then joined the Asset Management Division of Stanbic Bank Plc (IBTC).
Mohammed holds a BSc. in Insurance from the University of Lagos and is a FCA holder and an Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers.
Tunde Obadero is currently the acting Managing Director of CS Advance.
He holds a BSc in Pharmacology from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos and an MBA from the Lagos Business School. He has attended several management training courses including the Strategic Marketing Programme at INSEAD, France.
With over 14 years’ experience in the financial service industry in Nigeria. Tunde brings to his experience in strategy, marketing, operations, risk management and sales to drive the growth of the business.
Prior to his current role, Tunde was the Chief Commercial Officer in Pledge Finance, Head of Strategy and Research and Head of Operations in Page Financials and served in different roles involving branch operations, IT project implementation and training in Skye Bank.
He loves watching football in his spare time and is an enthusiastic supporter of the Liverpool Football Club.