Godfrey Ajayi Sunday
- Position: Independent Director
- Email: :firstname.lastname@example.org
Godfrey Ajayi Sunday is a seasoned Development Finance practitioner and Agricultural Economists. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, a PGBA from the University of Abuja, Nigeria and MSc Agricultural Economics, University of Abuja (In-view) He is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Economics of Nigeria, holds Certification in International Community of Certified Microfinance Train the Trainers (MFTOT 7) by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDP), Association of Chartered Institute of Bankers (MCIB) pioneer members, member Project Management Institute (USA) student member and graduate of the prestigious School of African Microfinance (SAM). He is a microfinance and agriculture expert and has worked in Peoples Bank of Nigeria and Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB) now known as Bank of Agriculture (BOA) for 10 years and voluntarily exited in 2008. He was a Chairman Grants MFB Gwagwalada, thereafter he joined the services of Afribank Nigeria PLC where he was seconded to help set up Afribank MFB Lagos, before joining Creditlink MFB as a pioneer Executive Business Development and IT and subsequently became the Managing Director/CEO. He presently manages Brandz and Data International/G Consulting International Services Ltd as Managing Partner/CEO. He has attended several conferences on Microfinance and Agricultural lending. He was also in the team that developed the first indigenous microfinance software call Hyperlink Bank Software for Cooperatives and Micro Finance Institutions. His core competence is in the area of New Business Innovations, Cooperative Management, Agricultural Project Formulation, Implementation, Finance and Strategy. Recently he was appointed as a consultant to Association of Non-bank microfinance institutions of Nigeria, National Association of Microfinance Bank (FCT chapter) member governing council Microfinance Management Institute of Nigeria (MFMIN) and worked on a 100,000 Hectare Rice value chain project in Niger State and Cross River State, Nigeria and many of such projects. He is happily married with children.