Our team

As a trusted adviser to companies, governments, institutions and individuals around the world, at Evago our strength lies in our people.

There is no typical team member at our company. Our team members are multi-talented with diverse educational and work experiences but they are bound together by an intense creative drive which we all possess here at Evago.

We like to do each deal differently and better than the previous one based on what we learnt. With every deal, we have an experienced practitioner leading with unparalleled support provided by our sector analysts, in tune with international networks, deal leaders and support staff.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

EVANS OSEMWEGIE

Internationally experienced business and investment expert, with experience and significant knowledge in:
Financial Markets | Capital Raising | Investment Management | Business Management

Evans has worked in the legal, political and financial sectors therefore he has a very unique perspective of global business.
Evans has advised clients in Nigeria, UK, Russia, Ukraine, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and many more.

His greatest joy is to see potential fulfilled whether it is by individuals, companies or nations. This is why he is drawn to frontier and emerging markets because he always sees these markets for what they can be rather than what they are seen as in the current time. As the CEO of the Evago Group, he is constantly driven by a desire to always create sustainable and long term value through excellence in imagination and excellence in execution.

This has resulted in a relentless drive to be the best that has permeated throughout the firm.

Evans’s Education:
-The City Law School| Barrister
-Kings College London | LLM
-University of Derby | LLB Law

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

AGNESE OSEMWEGIE

International business and management background.

In London, she spent significant time working in Public Sector. She worked in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in 2008 during the credit crisis and spent most of her time advising many business owners. MPs and policy makers regarding business and finance matters.

Prior to her appointment as a Director of Evago, she was on secondment to the Department for Environment. Food and Rural Affairs where she was part of an elite team that created the Marine Management Organisation which is the new government department that deals with all of Britain’s marine concerns including its territorial waters, lakes, fisheries policies and coastal areas.

Agnese currently manages the Investor and External Relations function at Evago Global Capital, where she manages our relationships with investment partners and other key partners in the public and private sectors across the globe.
She is a well rounded business executive with great experience in sales, marketing, business development, operations and international business strategy.

Education: Birkbeck, University of London | Information Systems and Business Management.

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EVANS OSEMWEGIE CEO  Founder

Internationally experienced business and investment expert, with experience and significant knowledge in:
Financial Markets | Capital Raising | Investment Management | Business Management

Evans has worked in the legal, political and financial sectors therefore he has a very unique perspective of global business.
Evans has advised clients in Nigeria, UK, Russia, Ukraine, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and many more.

His greatest joy is to see potential fulfilled whether it is by individuals, companies or nations. This is why he is drawn to frontier and emerging markets because he always sees these markets for what they can be rather than what they are seen as in the current time. As the CEO of the Evago Group, he is constantly driven by a desire to always create sustainable and long term value through excellence in imagination and excellence in execution.

This has resulted in a relentless drive to be the best that has permeated throughout the firm.

EDUCATION

LLB | Law
University of Derby

LLM | Law
Kings College London

Barrister
The City Law School | London

Agnese Osemwegie Chief STRATEGY OFFICER

International business and management background.

In London, she spent significant time working in Public Sector. She worked in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in 2008 during the credit crisis and spent most of her time advising many business owners. MPs and policy makers regarding business and finance matters.

Prior to her appointment as a Director of Evago, she was on secondment to the Department for Environment. Food and Rural Affairs where she was part of an elite team that created the Marine Management Organisation which is the new government department that deals with all of Britain’s marine concerns including its territorial waters, lakes, fisheries policies and coastal areas.

Agnese currently manages the Investor and External Relations function at Evago Global Capital, where she manages our relationships with investment partners and other key partners in the public and private sectors across the globe.
She is a well rounded business executive with great experience in sales, marketing, business development, operations and international business strategy.

Education: Birkbeck, University of London | Information Systems and Business Management.

JC Oelofse Chief Investment Officer

JC Oelofse is a seasoned executive leader whose career spans over 30 years, marked by strategic prowess in driving growth and operational excellence across Africa’s investment, retail, manufacturing, and real estate sectors.

With a profound grasp of the African business landscape, he specializes in operational and financial management, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement.

At the core of his leadership philosophy is a commitment to fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and excellence. His innovative and mission-driven approach, underpinned by resilience and cultural adaptability, has consistently yielded strategic transformations and significant growth in diverse corporate environments. His leadership is exemplified by his ability to develop and implement comprehensive turnaround strategies, cultivate robust partner ecosystems, and drive organizational strategy evolution.

His narrative proficiency inspires teams and promotes a unified direction towards operational performance and market leadership. As a strategic leader, he has spearheaded mergers, acquisitions, and value-creation initiatives, demonstrating a nuanced understanding of industry trends, regulatory landscapes, and financial stewardship.

His adept communication skills and storytelling acumen enable him to demystify complex strategies, fostering alignment and motivating teams across multinational settings.

This commitment extends beyond business success, demonstrated by his active involvement in the non-profit sector, where he leverages his expertise for societal benefit. His leadership journey showcases a consistent ability to navigate complex business terrains, achieving strategic objectives while championing corporate social responsibility and ethical business practices.

Interesting fact about JC
I am devoted to my family and have an extensive repository of general knowledge. With lots of enthusiasm and some precision, I frequently transform my kitchen into a culinary studio, where I craft dishes that are both personal triumphs and family favourites

EDUCATION

B Com | Law
University of Pretoria

MBA
Boston College

OME 
Northwestern University

Femi Fayemi Chief Financial Officer

Femi Fayemi is a seasoned Accountant and astute banker with over two decades of banking experience. 

Femi has held various positions of responsibility at leading banks such as Zenith Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), HSBC, Barclays, Bank of America, and Bank of Africa UK.

Femi’s unwavering commitment to business safety, robust governance, and sustainability is a testament to his values and dedication.

EDUCATION

BSc | Accounting
Obafemi Awolowo University
MBA | Business Administration (MBA)
Obafemi Awolowo University
PhD
Queen Mary University of London

–  Chartered Accountant
  Member of ACCA
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

Nkechi Joyce Arizor HEAD OF BANKING

Nkechi Joyce Arizor is a seasoned banker with over 31 years’ experience.

Nkechi started her Banking career with Equitorial Trust Bank in 1991 as a Graduate Teller. During her ten years stay in the Bank, she worked in the Cash unit, Accounts Department, over three years as Head of Clearing, Investigation/ Inspection officer and Customer Service Manager before moving to Standard Trust Bank as a Customer Services Manager/ Branch Operations Manager in Allen and Oba Akran Offices.

After the merger with UBA Plc in 2005, she was made a Branch Cluster Manager/ Area Operations Manager for Festac area with 37 Business Offices reporting to her in Branch Operations. She also acted in this capacity for Ilupeju Area with 25 offices and Ikeja Area with 38 offices.

In 2016, Nkechi was made the Chief Operating Officer of UBA Nigeria (South Bank) with over 450 offices reporting to her in Operations and supervision of over 1800 ATMs.

Nkechi became a Regional Director in May 2019 She tripled the Region’s performance in six months from =N-15m to =N=46.8m to clinch her nomination as a Country Head in Liberia.

Nkechi is the Immediate Past Managing Director of UBA Liberia and under her leadership, UBA clinched the most coveted Bankers’ Award as the Best Bank in Liberia for three consecutive years; 2020, 2021 and 2022 She also won a lot of awards and accolades in Liberia.

Nkechi is the founder of Liberty Microfinance Bank.

She is Performance driven and very Result oriented. She has excellent Customer Service skills and will go an extra mile to ensure efficient and effective service is delivered.

EDUCATION

B.Ed. degree
University of Ibadan

M.Ed. | Mgt and Planning
University of Port Harcourt

MBA (Mgt.)
University of Nigeria

Certified ISO auditor

Peter Ng’eno Head of Investment Banking

Experienced economic strategist and investment leader with a demonstrated history of driving impactful change across diverse sectors. From advising the President’s Council of Economic Advisors to orchestrating multi-million dollar transactions at McKinsey & Company, I specialize in shaping economic policies, attracting foreign investments, and fostering sustainable growth.

With a background in financial management, strategic planning, and business development spanning global markets, I bring a unique blend of analytical rigor and visionary leadership to drive organizational success. I combine analytical rigor with strategic vision to navigate complex challenges and drive impactful outcomes.

EDUCATION

BSc | Biochemistry
University of Reading

MBA

University of Reading

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) 

Philip Williams Chief Marketing Officer

With a proven track record in leadership roles at AMPP Group, Business Reporter, and The Business Channel.TV.

Philip has an extensive experience in strategic development and program management. Most notably, he spearheaded the creation of the “SME for Growth” platform and the UK International LNG Committee, demonstrating a talent for fostering collaboration and driving impactful initiatives.

Hi is also a passionate public speaker, adept at motivating audiences and promoting innovation for sustainable economic growth.

Adetunji Omojomolo Head of Investor Relations

An experienced investor relations professional across both the traditional and alternative asset classes. Adetunji has connected various institutional investors including Pensions Funds, Corporate Banks and Sovereign Wealth Funds to funds across the globe. This has helped Fund Managers raise capital across various sectors. Furthermore, Adetunji has extensive experience in the energy industry and negotiating subsidy contracts for companies.

EDUCATION

BSc | Science in Economics
University of Sheffield

MSc | Science in International Finance and Economics 
University of Sheffield

Soukaina Mgadri Internal Controller

Soukaina has recently taken on the role of Head of Infrastructure at Evago Global, drawing on her Master’s degree in Management, Executive Master in Consultancy, and extensive experience in investment banking within the African market. 

With a proven track record of providing advisory services to financial institutions and executing successful audit engagements and strategic financial advisory projects, Soukaina is committed to adding value and achieving client objectives.

Beyond her professional pursuits, she is deeply passionate about advancing women’s rights in Africa and finds personal enjoyment in real estate investment.

EDUCATION

MS’c | Financial Management
ESCP Business School | Paris, France

MS’c | Auditing and Consulting
ESCP Business School | Paris, France

Anjola Ige Chief Legal Officer

Anjola Ige is a legal strategist with a global perspective, specializing in corporate law, governance, and strategic advisory. With a career spanning across legal, commercial, and regulatory landscapes, Anjola brings a unique perspective to business operations and growth strategies.

Anjola has advised a diverse range of clients across sectors and geographies, leveraging her expertise in corporate and contract law, mergers & acquisitions, private equity and capital markets transactions. Her collaborative approach and meticulous attention to detail have earned her a reputation for delivering results that exceed expectations.

Anjola’s greatest satisfaction comes from unlocking the potential of individuals, companies, and nations. She is particularly drawn to emerging markets, where she sees not just challenges but opportunities for growth and development. As a leader, Anjola is committed to creating sustainable value through innovative thinking and flawless execution.

In her role as a strategic legal advisor, Anjola Ige is dedicated to empowering businesses to navigate complex legal landscapes and seize opportunities for growth. With a passion for excellence and a commitment to innovation, she is a driving force behind sustainable and long-term success.

EDUCATION

LLB | Law
University of Lagos, Nigeria

MBA | Business Administration
IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain

Nigel Tate Director of External Relations & Marketing

Nigel brings extensive expertise in business development and sales which has driven multiple businesses towards growth. With a foundation in aircraft technology cultivated during his time in the Royal Air Force, he combines this with a broad business development and sales acumen.

Nigel excels in leadership and strategic thinking, evident in his role as co-founder of the UK’s first CQC-registered mobile phlebotomy (blood taking) service.

His knack for motivating sales and business development teams to exceed KPIs underscores his entrepreneurial spirit and broad-ranging proficiency.