Tony Osime
Objective Consultant & Facilitator
Over 20 year's banking & finance experience coupled with over 5 year's varied consulting experience provides an excellent basis for accepting challenging opportunities.
Developed and Delivered Training Courses
Leadership Skills - BAT, Stanbic Bank, MTN, US Consulate, UAC Teamwork - Access Bank, GTBank, Aluko & Oyebode, Somotex, NLG Business Writing Skills - Delivered over 40 programs
Coaching - ExxonMobil
Entrepreneurship & Creativity - Shell
Mentoring - Shell, ExxonMobil
Facilitation Skills - Shell
Interpersonal Skills - Food Concepts
Strategy Retreats - BAT, NCC, Vic Lawrence, Guiding Light, Access
Goal Setting - MTN, GTBank, NLG
Personal Effectiveness - NGC
Analytical Problem Solving - MCS Consulting
Management Process Skills - Guaranty Trust Bank
Creativity - Chartered Bank
Strategic HR - HR Association, Wema Bank
Quality Function Deployment - (TQM) Logistics Company
PC Skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Graphics, DTP - GTB & Others
Presentation Skills - Video based, delivered over 40 programs
Equipment Leasing Techniques - various areas
Interview Skills - First Bank of Nigeria
Customer Service - First Bank of Nigeria
Equity Investments in SMEs - FITC
Project Finance - FITC
Life Skills - Corona School
Etiquette - Access Bank
Selling & Marketing - Access Bank
Credit School - GTBank, Access Bank

Key Facilitator For Major Consulting Firms
Leadership & Vision, Vic Lawrence, H. Pierson, Restral, FITC, Strategy Safari, MCS Consulting, GTC UK.

Established And Managed A Venture Capital Company
First MD of First SMI Investment Company. Owned by four banks to make equity investments in SMEs.

Facilitated Strategic Retreats
Planned and facilitated management retreats for major Nigerian companies

Set up a Strategic Planning Department for Continental Merchant Bank
Developed a Bank-wide planning process that spread strategic thinking to day-to-day decision making

Set up equipment leasing for Citibank Nigeria
Established strategy and procedures. Grew portfolio to $30 million in 2.5 years.

Designed "Autovisor" - A Bank Management Computer Program
An advanced application that improves the speed, accuracy and thoroughness of analysis and output of middle and senior bank staff.

Completed the Chase Manhattan Bank Credit Course In London
Worked in Chase London for 12 months.

Developed Credit Policy for 3 Banks
Linked policy to strategy, created a forms based procedure.

Founded and Twice Elected President Of The Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN)
Managed the leasing portfolio of Continental Merchant Bank.

Uncovered Major Frauds
Developed effective techniques to reveal serious frauds in a distressed Bank
Date Function Position
2005 -To Date Facilitator Independent Facilitator & Consultant
2003 - 2005 Founding CEO MD of First SMI Investment Company Ltd
2002 - 2003 Consultant Principle Consultant - Independent
1998 - 2001 Product Head MD of Citileasing (DGM) - Citibank Nigeria
1997 - 1998 Consultant Executive Consultant Praxis Nigeria Ltd
1995 - 1997 Consultant Executive Chairman - Commercial Trust Bank
1994 - 1995 Consultant Managing Director - United Commercial Bank
1993 - 1994 Consultant Executive Consultant - Praxis Nigeria Ltd
1988 - 1993 Credit Policy ..with DGM - Continental Merchant Bank
  Credit Admin  
  Credit Audit  
  Computer Audit  
  Credit Training  
1987 - 1988 Corporate Planning Department Head - Continental Merchant Bank
1986 - 1987 Head Office Credit Manager - Continental Merchant Bank
1985 - 1986 Port Harcourt Branch manager - Chase Merchant Bank
1982 - 1985 Leasing & Conglomerates Relationship Manager - Chase Merchant Bank
1981 - 1982 Kano Branch Assistant Branch Manager - Chase Merchant Bank
1980 - 1981 Lagos Credit Senior Analyst - Chase Merchant Bank
1979 - 1980 Chase London Trainee / Analyst - Chase Merchant Bank
1978 - 1979 Lagos Credit Trainee - Chase Merchant Bank
Education Over 70 management development courses in different countries
University of Ibadan.....................B.Sc. Economics
St. Gregory's College, Lagos.....................'O' & 'A' Levels
St. David's School, London.....................Secondary Education
Personal Married with 3 Children
Interests include taking nature walks and conservation
Tony Osime
House 138b,
Road 56,
Victoria Garden City,
Phone :
08033488213, 017945812
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