Our Team​

Our constantly upgraded trading platforms enable us process transaction volumes in record time whilst allowing our clients access market information on a real time basis.​

MD/CEO

Simon Bassey

Prior to taking up the position of Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Simon was overseeing the Capital Markets unit of Zenith Capital and has over 20 years experience in Banking, Equity Capital Markets Execution, Mergers & Acquisition and Financial Advisory Services. 

He began his investment Banking career at the Corporate Finance Department of MBC International Bank Limited (Now First Bank of Nigeria Holding Company Plc).  He moved to Zenith Bank Plc (Investment Banking Group), which later became Zenith Capital Limited, then an investment banking subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc. 

He holds an MBA from the University of Manchester and a B.Sc. Degree in Economics from University of Ibadan.  Simon is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA) and Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (ACS), respectively.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Ibrahim Adegbe

Ibrahim Adegbe is the Chief Dealer and Head of our securities trading team. A Chartered Stockbroker with more than 17 years trading experience with The Nigerian Stock Exchange, Ibrahim has been a key part of the team for execution of very strategic block trades on behalf of our institutional clients and his understanding of the equity market in Nigeria has provided a residual from which our international clients draw from in implementing their investments.

He started his capital market career in Rims Securities Limited (now Light House Asset Management Limited). Before joining Quantum Zenith Securities & Investments Limited, he was Head of Capital Markets with Securities Solutions limited. He has extensive experience in capital market activities. He holds a B.Sc in Business Administration (Finance) from Ahmadu Bello University and an MBA (Finance) from Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye.

CHIEF RISK OFFICER

Temitope Oyekanmi

Temitope has over 17 years in the banking industry spanning across branch operations, internal control & audit, strategy, business analysis and project management

Prior to joining Quantum Zenith Securities & Investment Limited in September 2022 as the Chief Risk Officer, she had worked in Branch Operations (Customer Service and Funds Transfer Department) and as Head of Operations with Zenith Bank Plc before moving on to Internal Control & Audit Department where she reviewed Branch Operations and Head Office Operational Departments such as Domestic Operations, Treasury, Treasury Operations and Correspondent Banking

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Babcock University, and she is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Temitope is also Project Management Professional (PMP) certified from the Project Management Institute USA and a trained PRINCE 2 Agile Scrum Business Analyst.

She enrolled in a course in Strategy at Columbia University Graduate School of Business USA and has attended several trainings in leadership and operational risk management.

Head, Sales - Lagos Office

Chibueze Elvis Otunta

Elvis holds a Masters of Process Engineering degree from the University of Lagos, Akoka and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Polymer & Textile Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). 

He is an Authorized Dealing Clerk (ADC) of The Nigerian Exchange Limited,  Chartered Stockbroker (ACS) and also a Sponsored Individual of The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He holds a certification in Strategic Management from the Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria. He also bagged a certification in Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) from the Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (NISP).  

He began his career over 14 years ago with Zenith Securities Limited (under the Investment Banking Group of Zenith Bank Plc), amassing experience spanning  Equity & Bond Trading, Stockbroking operations, Equity Research, Business development, Client Management and Equity Sales trading.

Prior to his working with Quantum Zenith Securities & Investments Limited (formerly Zenith Securities Limited), he had a stint with Dunlop Nigeria Plc during his Students Industrial Working Experience Scheme (SIWES), working in the Technical Analysis Department.

Head, Sales - Abuja

Olanrewaju Adebayo

Olanrewaju Adebayo has over nine years experience in Zenith Bank Plc where he worked in the Investment Banking arm prior to joining Quantum Zenith Securities & Investments Limited in September, 2015.

He is the Head of Sales with emphasis in Business Development and Sales which covers the Abuja and the entire Northern Region of Nigeria. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Actuarial Science from University of Lagos and Masters Degree in Financial Mathematics from University of Ibadan. Olanrewaju had attended several trainings in Capital Market, Risk Management and core banking operations.

Compliance Officer

Adewale Ajala

Prior to joining Quantum Zenith Securities & Investments Limited in 2006, Adewale worked in the Branch Liaison Unit of Equity Bank of Nigeria Limited where he was involved in processing of credit facilities for customers from branches across the country; as well as Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank Plc).


He had at different times worked in different capacities in Zenith Securities Limited including Operations and Client Services. Adewale who is the Compliance Officer of Quantum Zenith Securities & Investments Limited, is a graduate of Business Administration from Ambrose Alli University. He also owns a Diploma in Securities & Investments from Chartered Institute of Stockbroker (CIS).

HEAD, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Iroadiogu Obinna

Obinna holds a Masters degree in Information Technology from the National Open University of Nigeria and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo university, Ile-Ife. He is currently the Head of the Information Technology Department at Quantum Zenith Securities and Investments Limited.

He is a cloud computing enthusiast with over 5 years of experience working with Zenith Bank Plc as a technical support personnel. He is skilled in managing and administering Microsoft operating systems, Linux Operating Systems, and Cloud platforms. He has several certifications from Microsoft and oracle.