The Trustees of the Orderly Society Trust are:
Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN
Professor Osinbajo is a Senior Partner at Simmons Cooper Partners, a Nigerian law firm and a Professor of Law at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Previously, he served as the Special Adviser to the Attorney General of Nigeria and later as Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice for Lagos State. He is currently the Ethics Adviser to the Advisory Board of the Africa Development Bank. He has also served in various roles within the United Nations with the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations, the United Nations African Institute for Crime Prevention, the International Criminal Court for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania, the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the United Nations Peace Operations in Somalia (UNOSOM).
He is a member of the International Bar Association, The Nigerian Body of Benchers and the Council of Legal Education in Nigeria.
Professor Osinbajo has authored, co-authored and edited several books and publications including The Unification and Reform of the Nigerian Criminal Law and Procedure Codes ; Law Development and Administration; The Annotated Civil Procedure rules of The Superior Courts in Nigeria and Cross Examination: A Trial Lawyer’s Most Potent Weapon.
Professor Osinbajo holds an LL.B from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and an LL.M from the London School of Economics. He is admitted to practice Law at the Nigerian Bar.
Mr. Olayemi Cardoso
Mr Cardoso runs an investment banking business, FBC Associates .He has over 15 years of banking experience with Chase, Citibank and Citizens International Bank. He attained the position of Vice President at Citibank and Executive Director at Citizens .He was a Mason fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 1999, He was appointed the first Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget in Lagos state. In this capacity he championed the reform process creating awareness of the challenges of managing the world’s 6th largest mega city. He has forged working alliances with several donor agencies including World Bank, Clinton Foundation, the Department for International Development (DFID), and Swedish International Development Agency.
Mr Cardoso sits on the Board of Directors of several companies including Harvard’s Kennedy School (HKS) Alumni, Chevron Oil Plc, Sun International, Africa Policy Institute (API) a Massachusetts based think tank. He is also the Chairman of Citibank’s Board Audit Committee and the Project Steering Committee of the World Bank’s Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP).He is a also a member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers in Nigeria.
Mr Cardoso holds a Bachelors degree in finance and accounting from Aston University UK, and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Harvard University USA.
Professor Chioma Agomo
Is a professor of Law at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Her areas of specialisation include Law of Contract, Industrial Law, Insurance Law and Gender and the Law. Previously she served as Dean of the Faculty of Law University of Lagos. She was a member of the National Universities Commission Accreditation Panel to evaluate law programmes at the University of Jos, University of Maiduguri, Leader Accreditation team to University of Ghana, Legon and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, Member, Council of Legal Education, Governing Committee Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. She was also a consultant to various organisations ; Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) on the CLO/Konrald Adeneur Foundation Project on Social Security for Nigeria Project; the Legal Research Resources Development Centre (LRRDC) on the Mc Arthur funded Reproductive Rights and Maternal Health Project; the International Labour Organisation on the DECLARATION PROJECT NIGERIA; NECA Annual Advanced Industrial Relations Seminar.
She is a member of several academic and professional bodies including the International Bar Association, Nigeria Bar Association, Nigeria Association of Law Teachers, Association of African Women in Research and Development and the Fulbright Alumni Association.
Professor Agomo has written several books and articles including: Modern Nigeria Law of Insurance; Law and Industrial Relations – Nigeria, Gender and Human Rights in Nigeria.
Professor Agomo holds an LL.B and an LL.M from Queen Mary College, University of London. She is admitted to practise Law at the Nigerian Bar.
Associate Professor Ayo Atsenuwa
Is a professor of law at the University of Lagos .She has also worked as a lecturer at the Lagos State University. She has extensive experience in research, training and programme facilitation. She is also a member of several organisations including the Governing Council, Lagos State Office of the Public Defender, the Operations Advisory Committee, BLOOM CANCER CARE &SUPPORT CENTRE and a member of the Board of Directors, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA).
She holds an LL.B from the University of Ife, Nigeria, an LL.M in Law in Development from the University of Warwick, U.K and another LL.M in Criminology &Criminal Justice from the University of London, U.K. She is admitted to practise law in Nigeria.
Mrs. Toyin Adeniji
Mrs. Adeniji has extensive experience working in the finance and banking sector. She started her career in Arthur Andersen and went on to work in leading African financial organisations such as Citibank Nigeria and Ecobank in Nigeria and Togo. She led the resident Nigeria mission of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as Lead Investment Officer, where she was responsible for developing a private sector project portfolio of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). During her time at the IFC, she singlehandedly increased her portfolio by 100%.
Mrs. Adeniji also worked at the headquarters of the IFC in Washington D.C. where she assisted in syndication of external debt financing for an oil transportation project in West Africa and managed relationships with partners to the World Bank‘s SME initiative. She subsequently led a financial and business advisory firm, Crimson Business Solutions Ltd, to work with private sector companies in the area of project development, access to finance, business operations solutions and to promote and develop a project to establish a microfinance bank. She is currently the Managing Director of SUSU Microfinance Bank.
Mrs. Adeniji holds a BSc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and an MBA from Harvard Business School.