Gbenga Oyebode

Founder, Aluko and Oyebode

Gbenga Oyebode, founded Aluko & Oyebode, where he is currently the Chairman of the firm. He has developed significant experience in project finance, corporate law, telecommunications, aviation, energy and natural resources. He served as Chairman, Access Bank Plc from 2005- 2015 and the Chairman of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc (both listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange).

Oyebode also serves on the Boards of MTN Nigeria Limited, Nestle Nigeria Plc and the African Philanthropy Forum.  He has been a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria since 1980 and an Attorney at Law of the Supreme Court of New York State since 1983. Oyebode received his undergraduate degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and his masters from the University of Pennsylvania.