‘Laoye is the current CEO of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group. He is an innovative, energetic and visionary leader with over 30 years banking experience and exposure, both in the local and international financial markets.

He worked with the Central Bank of Nigeria for over 10 years and then moved to the Private Sector where he served as the CEO Kakawa Discount House Limited (now FBN Merchant) for about a decade.

He is a past president of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), a trustee of the Financial Market Dealers Association, Pioneer Board Member of FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange. He was also a member of the vision 2020 Committee amongst other things.

He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics, a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance, a Chartered Banker MBA degree from Bangor University, Wales. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN); member, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Scotland; and a fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN).