Fred is an adaptive multi-disciplinary professional with proficiency in risk-asset management and sector-agnostic investments spanning manufacturing, services, health, logistics, hospitality, ICT and infrastructure services. With post-doctoral entrepreneurial studies, board and C-Level management advisory dictates focusing on integrity, blueprinting compliance, governance practice, growth strategies and investment valuation mandates underpinned in Engineering, Finance, Project Management, ICT, Accounting and Entrepreneurship backgrounds. He is a key management coaching/mentor with fervent congruent alignment to institutional/corporate goals and structure, continuity and performance-driven objectives through business development, fund raising and prudent deployment.
He was the Chief Operating Officer of Amalgamated Capital Fund Ltd (a VC/PE Company), an Assistant Director - Private Sector Support Services in the United States-Nigeria Development Institute, a cross-border developmental institution with oversight functions with United States based Small Business Administration (SBA). Prior to this, he was Manager/Head, Credits & Appraisal Department of the National Risk Fund PLC, Lagos (pioneer Venture Capital Company in Nigeria). He earlier worked as an investment banker as Assistant Manager, Corporate Banking Department in Merchant Bank of Africa Ltd, Lagos after a stint with Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited.
Fred has PhD and M.Phil. degrees in Entrepreneurship, MBA in Project Management, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). His working career spans Engineering/Information Technology, Banking, Venture Capital/Private Equity Investments, Financial and Project Management mostly in SMEs environments and had played pivotal roles in project initiation, analysis, packaging and execution including cross border investments. He has excellent knowledge of Investment, Due Diligence, Appraisal, Modeling, Valuation, M & E Processes and Reporting all implemented through robust IT suites.
He is a regular attendee to many PE/VC/SME focused events and conferences especially under the auspices of AVCA, EMPEA, SuperReturn, IFF, PEI, Risk & Return, General Management, Leadership Courses, Conferences and Seminars locally, regionally and internationally. He has been involved in PE fund raising activities mostly from LPs and Development Financial Institutions. He is an active member of Society for Corporate Governance Nigeria, Mainland District Society of ICAN, member of many philanthropic and sports organizations including Ikoyi Club (Golf Section) among others. He has many publications.
O. Imasuen HND,
He ventured into the banking sector as an internal auditor and
Branch Control Officer at Intercontinental Bank of Nigeria Plc. He
joined UVC in 2004.Mr. Imasuen is currently Head of Accounts and
Acting Head of the Corporate Services Division of UVC.
E. Oghidi. B.Sc.
O. Adeoba LLB, BL.
Barnes E. Segun B.Sc,
Barnes Segun who holds a Degree in Applied Information Technology, Advanced Diploma in Software Engineering, Diploma in Information Technology and Certificate in Computer Repairs and Maintenance.
He has over 5 years Industry experience in design, deployment and support of IT systems for LAN, WAN and related systems, Microsoft Windows Messaging and Collaborating tools (SCCM,RMS,OCS), website design and general IT Infrastructure Management.
He had worked as Software Engineer in Testflex Nigeria Limited, VGC, Lagos, conducting software and network troubleshooting and providing solutions to clients needs. He was IT Business Support Officer in Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Head Office, Lagos, where he provided online technical support for over 350 bank branches nationwide having hardware, software and networking related issues.
He has attended IT Professional Courses and Conference in UK and Nigeria. A Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). He is a Professional Member of The Chartered Institute For IT, British Computer Society, London. He is currently the Head of Information Technology department of UVCMC Ltd.