Some of his previous employers include Standard Trust Bank(Now United Bank for Afriica PLC), Ken Ohore & Co.(Chartered Accountants), Tower Assets Management Limited, BGL Securities Limited(A member of The Nigerian Stock Exchange), NNB International Bank PLC(Now part of Unity Bank PLC) and First Inland Bank PLC(Now FCMB Bank PLC)
His specialties includes: Auditing, Forensic Accounting, SME Advisory, Training, Strategic Planning, Enterprise Risk, Accounting, Taxation, Human Resources and Financial Advisory Services, Banking, Capital Markets, Oil & Gas.
A passionate leader with first class communication skills and a long track record of successfully management. Matthew is educated to a very high level, with extensive knowledge of all current economic, social and regulatory issues. An inspiring and motivational manager with first-rate interpersonal skills and the ability and passion to develop the vision of any company he manages. He is able to push performance improvement whilst at the same time delivering growth. Possessing vast managing directorship and CEO experience he will always ensure that clear objectives and expectations are delivered and maintained.
He holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from University of Port Harcourt and a Master of Business Administration(MBA) from Delta State University.
He has attended various local and international courses on Investment Banking, Specialized Making Markets Work, Corporate Negotiations, Management Development, Strategy, Sales and Financial Modeling.
He is a Fellow,The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria , Certified Forensic Accountant of Nigeria, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Associate , Global Association of Risk Professionals, Associate, Nigerian Institute of Management (ANIM) (2001), Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation(CITN) and The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and an Authorized Dealing Clerk of The Nigerian Stock Exchange
He has over Fifteen (17) years experience in the Financial Services sector which span through Auditing & Investigation, Public Sector Advisory, Corporate Finance, Project Finance and Management, Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory and Business Development. Teddy has attended several local and international courses including the Euro money programmes in Oil, gas and power project financing, investment fund strategy, financial modelling, an IBFC Agusto training on financial analysis and investment advisory, a Dale and Parker/Brain Tracy international training on personal effectiveness and performance enhancement, and a Securities and Exchange Commission course on understanding capital market rules and regulations.
Teddy Okumakube had worked with D.O. Dafinone & Co. now Dafinone Howarth and Partners (a firm of Chartered Accountants)where he rose to the position of Assistant Manager, Audit.
He is currently the Executive Director at BGL Securities Limited. He previously held the position of Vice President and Head, Business Development, South-East and South-South regions at BGL Securities Ltd for several years.
He is a Consultant to the firm, Matthew Ogagavworia & Co(Chartered Accountants). He is also on the board of Tricorr Technology Limited, an Environmental Consulting firm as well as Kings Crown Business School. He is also the promoter of Tedglad Ventures, Mustard Consult and Associates limited and Mustards Marines Limited.
He was formerly, Audit Manager with Ken Ohore & Co.(Chartered Accountants), Chief Accountant with Gold Plus Nigeria Limited, AAA Ltd(Engineering Division), AAA Ltd(Manufacturing Division) and Consulting Trainee at VaxValue Consulting
Mr. Okere is the Manager, Consulting on several of our continuing audits of our clients, including New Pan Nigeria Limited, Moven Services Limited, Lenox International Limited, John Park International Limited, JCC Dynamic International Limited, Key Continental Limited, Arigbe & Sons International Ltd, Davisgate Company Company, Maleoh Properties Limited, Maleoh Oil & Gas Limited, Pacific Nigeria Limited, The Art Clinic, Olive Microfinance Bank Limited, Masters Energy Oil & Gas Limited, Clean Chemicals Limited, GHI Logistics Limited, GHI Oil & Gas Limited, Farmville Nigeria Limited,Vinclaire Oil & Gas Limited, Rybbons & Style Services Limited, Ijeada Investments Limited, Kingdom Media International Limited and Sufozid Nigeria Limited.
Professional qualifications and memberships
Mr. Okere has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and is an Associate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN).