DCSL to host Board Effectiveness Masterclass on August 14, 2020


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The global pandemic and its impact on economies around the world have brought to the fore the need for Organizations to put in place adequate Corporate Governance structures. It is the responsibility of an effective Board to provide leadership and direction in line with corporate governance best practices to ensure that the organization's strategic objectives are achieved.


DCSL Corporate Services Limited is pleased to invite you to its Board Effectiveness Masterclass scheduled to hold on Friday, August 14, 2020. The Workshop will be facilitated virtually by subject matter experts using state of the art technology for optimal classroom learning experience.


Modules to be discussed at the Masterclass include:


  • Corporate Culture & Strategy - Establishing a nexus
  • The Independent Director- What Impact on Bottomline?
  • Building Blocks of a High Performing Board
  • The Role of the Board in Financial Stewardship


Register via bit.ly/BoardEffectivenessMasterClassNominationForm

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Profile of the Faculty is as shown below:


Prof. Nat OFO - Professor of Corporate Law & Governance, Igbinedion University

Prof. Nat Ofo is a Professor of Corporate Law and Governance at the Department of Business Law, College of Law, Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State. He joined Igbinedion University, Okada, from Nigerian Breweries Plc (a subsidiary of Heineken N.V. of The Netherlands) where he occupied Middle Management and Senior Management positions in the legal, finance, supply chain, human resource and company secretarial functions during his 14-year career at the company. While he was the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Nigerian Breweries Plc, he was also a Director of NB Registrars Limited (a then subsidiary of Nigerian Breweries Plc).


He is Fellow and a past President of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria and remains a member of its Governing Council. He is also a member of the Board of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). At the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria, he is a Fellow and a member of its Executive Committee (ExCo). He was a member of the Board of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria.


Professor Nat Ofo has a passion for corporate governance, which was the focus of his doctoral thesis. As a prolific writer, he has written numerous refereed articles on corporate governance and other law-related issues in several learned journals and business periodicals, locally and overseas. Furthermore, Professor Nat Ofo was the Vice Chairman of the Steering Committee commissioned by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2013 to harmonise the numerous corporate governance codes in Nigeria and develop a National Code of Corporate Governance for the country. He was a member of the Technical Committee, appointed by the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria in 2018 to review the suspended National Code of Corporate Governance, which developed the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018.


As a public speaker and presenter, he has delivered numerous papers at conferences,seminars and workshops on corporate governance and law-related issues. In addition, he facilitates the corporate governance component of the training programmes of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Nigeria and the IoD Centre for Corporate Governance (a joint project of IoD Nigeria, Securities and Exchange Commission and Corporate Affairs Commission). He is also a member of the Working Group of the Corporate Governance Network in Nigeria. He is the author of the Amazon bestseller, Independent Directors: 111 Frequently Asked Questions Aptly Answered.



Ms. Bisi ADEYEMI - Managing Director, DCSL Corporate Services Limited

Bisi Adeyemi is the Managing Director of DCSL Corporate Services Ltd. Bisi holds an MBA from the Lagos Business School, Pan Atlantic University. Prior to joining DCSL, Bisi was the Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary with a downstream oil and gas company. Before then, she was the General Counsel with a multinational dredging company.


As the Managing Director of DCSL, she oversees a diverse clients' portfolio drawn from the various sectors of the Nigerian economy. She has been team lead on various governance engagements including governance reviews, board performance evaluation and director up skilling. She also has varied experience in litigation, Corporate and Commercial law practice and has worked on various engagements spanning corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, foreign investment regulatory procedures and due diligence procedures.


Bisi is a member of the Nigerian and International Bar Association, the Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria and an Expert-in-Residence at the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan Atlantic University. Bisi has attended leadership trainings at the Harvard Business School, Wharton School, Pennsylvania and the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois.


She is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and facilitates Director Development Programmes at the IoD. Bisi also serves on the Executive Council of the Women in Business, Management and Public Service (WIMBIZ) and is the Deputy President at the Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce.


Bisi is a Corporate Governance Expert and has acted as Lead Facilitator on several Director Development Programs, and Board Induction Programmes. Her speaking experience cuts across clientele in all sectors of the Nigerian economy ranging from Banking, Manufacturing, Pension, Insurance, Oil and Gas and Services. Bisi anchors a Weekly Column on Corporate Governance in BusinessDay Newspapers.



Mr. Nkem IHEANACHOR - Senior Lecturer, Lagos Business School

Nkemdilim Iheanachor has a bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering as well as MBA and MPhil degrees from Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos. He is currently completing his PhD work in the International Strategy Department of the same university. As a Faculty and member of Lagos Business School's Strategy group, he has extensively researched and consulted in areas such as competitive strategy, corporate strategy, blue ocean strategy, balanced scorecard development and deployment and international business. He has also been a researcher in LBS' Sustainable and Inclusive Digital Financial Services (SIDFS) Initiative where he has led research projects, industry engagements, stakeholder events and convenings that aim to narrow Nigeria's financial exclusion gap. He recently concluded a course on Microeconomics of Competitiveness in Harvard Business School, USA.


He is currently a member of Academy of International Business and has to his credit several journal articles, award-winning case studies and book chapters published in reputable international journals and books. He has been a reviewer for International Marketing Review, Thunderbird International Business Review and Journal of Business Research. He has prior experience in Banking as a Relationship Manager in the Multilateral, Conglomerates and Private Banking Group of Zenith, as an Investment Banker where he was involved in project finance, mergers and acquisitions and financial advisory and as a Consultant where he was involved in business advisory engagements for state governments, large multinationals and local corporates.


His current consulting work spans companies in financial services, real estate, technology, oil and gas, marketing communications, aviation, telecommunications, consumer markets and retail industries across Africa.


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