Mr. Adeyemi Adeola is the former Managing Director/Chief Executive of Sterling Bank Plc. His banking career started at Citibank Nigeria Ltd, where he worked between August 1988 and June 2003 in various capacities including chief Legal Counsel and Executive Director, Commercial Banking, Public Sector and Infrastructure.
He later moved on to Trust Bank of Africa Ltd, where he served as Deputy Managing Director between June 2003 and December 2005. Following the concluded merger of Trust Bank with four other banks, he became Executive Director, Corporate and Commercial Banking of Sterling Bank Plc in January 2006.
Prior to his foray into Banking and Finance, he worked as a Consultant in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Lecturer- Lagos State University (Law Faculty) and also had a stint of Law practice.
Mr. Adeola holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from the University of Ife and Master of Law (LLM) degree (with specialization in law of secured credit transactions and international economic law) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, Saïd Business School, Oxford University and Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.