PROFILE OF OUR PARTNER AND CONSULTANTS
Quality of client service in a professional organisation is based on people. We give priority to recruiting and training. Our trainee accountants are mostly university graduates, many of them with accounting degrees. All graduates complete a structured training programme which combines practical work experience with an extensive range of formal courses and a number of management courses.
Other professional staffs are recruited on the strength of their experience, quality of qualification and suitability to undertake the services offered to our clients.
We are medium-sized growing firm. Our success has been achieved, and is maintained, by our commitment to and enthusiasm for meeting the needs and expectations of our clients. The best evidence for the excellence of service we provide are the views of our clients themselves. Our Clients are too willing to tekk you about how we have made a difference to their businesses and helped contribute to their successes.
Matthew Ogagavworia founded Matthew Ogagavworia & Co(Chartered Accountants) in 2010. He is an Associate, Nigerian Institute of Management (ANIM) (2001), The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, and The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and an Authorized Dealing Clerk of The Nigerian Stock Exchange. A 1995 graduate of Accounting from theUniversityofPort Harcourt., Matthew trained and qualified as a professional in 2001. Prior to joining founding Matthew Ogagavworia & Co, he worked with Ken Ohore & Co(Chartered Accountants), Standard Trust Bank Ltd(Now United Bank for Africa Plc), NNB International Bank Plc(now Unity Bank Plc), First Inland Bank Plc(Now Finbank Plc), Tower Assets Management and BGL Securities Limited( A member of The Nigerian Stock Exchange).
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 the Managing Partner, Matthew Ogagavworia & Co; he brings to the firm 15 years of experience in Auditing, Accounting, Taxation, Human Resources and Financial Advisory Services, Banking, Capital Markets, Oil & Gas.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Ed) in Economics and an MBA specializing in International Business. He is an Associate member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
He has over Seventeen (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