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Our Team

John-Bede Anthonio

John-Bede Anthonio

Board Executive Chairman

John-bede Anthonio, a social serial entrepreneur, who has been involved in several companies in Nigeria and now looking globally.
A graduate of Architecture from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, a professionally trained architect, A member of MNIA with years of experience in construction and real estate and large scale development.

He has been involved in start-up companies such as Projectscope Ltd, Omatek Computers Plc, Multiverse Mining and Exploration Plc, John Bede Associates, Carterbridge Property Development Company Ltd.

He has eight years of experience working with the Lagos State Government during the tenure of Governor Tinubu. He was the former Chief Executive LSDPC, Lagos State Property Development Corporation, 1999 – 2004.
2004-2007 He was the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Projects. Principally involved in School Rehabilitation across the state.

Currently, in response to the diversification of the Nigerian economy from oil, his passion is to focus on the promotion of export of Nigeria products and services.
As a specialist in export, he is one of the founders of A-Z SME NETWORK COMPANY  promoting export.

He’s focused products are Yam, Cassava, Ginger, Sesame seed, and Coconut.

Because of these products he’s involved in large scale agro development and agro-processing.

In addition, he has partnered with a Warehouse and logistic base in New York City.

In his archives are various awards and honours which includes The Lagos state Ambassador for COCONUT

He is happily married and blessed with children.

He’s a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and a worshipper at Winners Chapel.
A member of Gideons International and the Full Gospel Business Mens Fellowship International.

His hobbies are reading, traveling, swimming, golf and most importantly mentoring young people.

John-Bede Anthonio
08033025886
johnbede58@gmail.com

Oladunni Owo

Oladunni Owo

Dr. Oladunni Owo is a versatile business expert, a serial entrepreneur and a management consultant with almost 2 decades of cosmic professional experience spanning several industries such as Energy, Oil and Gas, FMCG, Education Management, Ecommerce, Real Estate, Project and developmental Finance (to mention a few) with wide geographical exposures across different countries. She has a very strong analytical background designing business decision models and strategies for start-up organisations.

As a business consultant and trainer, Oladunni has mentored several upcoming businesses with major focus on profitability ensuring the companies made good return on investment (ROI) within a realistic payback period. She is a frequent speaker at business events and has anchored several inductions, trainings, seminars, workshops and conferences for organisations across several countries. She’s also the Director of Originations for DNL Global Capital LLC an organisation focused on project and development finance for bankable projects across Africa and other Emerging markets. Oladunni as a director on the FACC board brings her wealth of experience in International business management leading the FACC investment team to achieve guaranteed returns to our investor and shareholder community.

oladunni.owo@firstafricancoconutcompany.com

Ebunoluwa Feludu

Ebunoluwa Feludu

Ebun Feludu is the Principal Consultant at Plug Media- a content and media production firm in Lagos, Nigeria.

Ebun Feludu is also the CEO at JAM The Coconut Food Company and a Director at First African Coconuts.

Mrs. Feludu has worked in the media space for over 20years.  She started her career as a research assistant for the BBC under Barollo Productions. She then went on to work at Farafina Online Magazine where she converted the company from an online magazine into a book publishing company.

Ebun proceeded to work with True Love West Africa (Media24 South Africa) first as a consultant and then pioneer writer under her maiden name- Ebun Olatoye.

She established Plug Media in 2006 where she continued her work with women; helping women to drive their enterprise through the power of the media.

In 2008,  Ebun (then Ebun Olatoye) joined the Lagos- London Sahara expedition across 13 countries in Africa, Europe as Deputy Captain to raise awareness on Desertification- an environment disaster that plagues Nigeria and many countries across Africa.

She sits on the editorial board of TW Magazine she is a co-host of the critically acclaimed TV Talk show- TW Conversations and serves as a Creative Consultant and co-host on TW Conversations both hosted by Adesuwa Onyenokwe. She is consultant to the United Nations Agency for Refugees and recently spent time in Yobe and Borno States to capture media content around the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency on the lives of women and children.

After two decades of telling stories, Ebun Feludu comes to every project with the ears, eyes, and heart of a seasoned storyteller.

She teaches women how to harness the truth in their lives and connect the dots to create an authentic and timeless brand.

ebunoluwa.feludu@firstafricancoconutcompany.com

Isaac Bolade Agbola

Isaac Bolade Agbola

Bolade Agbola is the Managing Director / CEO of Lam Agro Consult Limited. He holds BSC and MSC degrees in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan. He is a fellow of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB) and Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (FCS)

 He was an Executive Director of Cashcraft Securities Limited 2009-2016 and worked with several banks for 20 years and exited the industry in 2003 as an Assistant General Manager, Continental Trust bank (Now part of UBA PLC). He worked in various banking departments such as Credit and marketing, Branch management, Head of financial services, Corporate and Commercial Banking and Business development. He pioneered the development of innovative financial products such as the small farmer’s loan scheme (1986) temporary overdrafts scheme for market-based traders (1998) and handled from origination to collection many land mark financial deals covering leases, project finance, trade finance and loan syndication.

He authored the book -Agricultural Finance -A Practical Guide for Lenders and Entrepreneurs

isaac.agbola@firstafricancoconutcompany.com