Babajide Ibironke, FCCA, FCA, F.I.o.D, FCTI ACCA Global Council Member/Group CFO of Viathan Group
Babajide is an accomplished Strategic Business Leader and an award-winning Chief Financial Officer equipped with distinguished track-records in Executive and Finance Leadership roles garnered for over 2 decades from the academics, banking and non-banking financial institutions, healthcare, manufacturing, FMCG and energy sectors.
He is a fiscally conscious and goal driven executive with areas of expertise that spans Audit, Treasury and Financial Management, Corporate Finance, including M &A and Deals Structuring, Strategic Business Reporting, Taxation, Budgeting and Administration.
His career achievement, decorated with professional accreditations such as Fellowships of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, (ICAN) and Institute of Directors of Nigeria (IoDN) among others, buttresses his expansive financial knowledge and capacity.
His love for developing talent and imparting knowledge makes him a well sough-after facilitator by various professional bodies and organisations such as ACCA Global and Regions, ICAN and ANAN for their CPDs, MCPEs, IFRS and IPSAS certifications. He is also a regular speaker at IoDN and CITN events. He was chief promoter and co-founder of two out of the three ACCA Approved Learning Providers in Nigeria.
Babajide is a Member of Electoral Matter Committee of ICAN and Board member of ICAN ICT & Consultancy Faculty. He was also a Board Member of ICAN Corporate Reporting Faculty.
He was elected as the Chairman of ACCA Nigeria Advisory Committee in 2014 and has been representing Nigeria at ACCA International Assembly in UK since 2012 before joining ACCA Global Council in 2020. He is member of the Audit Committee of ACCA and a Board Member and the Secretary of the Trustees of IFRS Experts in Nigeria.