Oluseye “Seye” Kosoko is the Company Secretary, FBN Holdings Plc and Chairman at FBNQuest Trustees. He joined the Group in October 2017. Prior to this appointment, he was the Head, Legal (Nigeria & West Africa) and Company Secretary, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited. He is an experienced business executive and legal practitioner with a versatile and diversified professional background spanning over three decades.
Seye brings to the FBNHoldings Group his experience in Banking and Finance, Telecommunications, Law teaching and practice and Taxation planning and advisory. He was the pioneer Chief Legal Officer/Company Secretary, Econet Wireless Nigeria Limited (Now Airtel Networks) with responsibility for the Legal, Regulatory and Company Secretarial Group, following which he was Managing Solicitor, Henley, Crankshaw Solicitors.
Seye began his career as a pioneer lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Lagos State University and practiced with Professor A.B. Kasunmu’s Chambers. He was subsequently Tax Consultant at Price Waterhouse and later General Counsel/Company Secretary/Head of Compliance/Head of External Affairs at Nigeria International Bank Limited (Citibank Nigeria).
Seye has both Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees in Law from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and University of Lagos, respectively. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985. He is an Advisory Board Member of the General Counsel Summit, Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and Member of the Nigerian Bar Association. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. He loves reading, community activities, music, sports and enjoys meeting people. He is happily married with children.