Sir Sunday Nwosu
Independent Non-Executive Director
Sir Sunday Nnamdi Nwosu, KSS, GCOA, FIoD
SIR SUNDAY NNAMDI NWOSU, KSS, GCOA, FIoD, is the Founder and the first National Coordinator of the Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria (ISAN), a Shareholders’ association with branches all over Nigeria and beyond. He is now the Coordinator Emeritus.
A consummate boardroom guru and Capital Market expert, Sir Nwosu has a special bias for accounting and financial reporting with over 50 years hands on experience in the Capital Market activities and Corporate Governance matters.
He is a Fellow of The Institute of Directors and a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Rule/Legislation Committee.
He has served in several public and private institutions in areas relating to auditing, accounting, and good corporate governance.
He is a prominent name among the heavyweight shareholders in Nigeria, having been a Capital Market enthusiast and activist for more than 50 years. The Association he formed, (ISAN) was formally inaugurated in 1998 as one of his many efforts at ensuring that publicly quoted and/or listed companies play according to the rules.
He has attended several and various local and international courses on Capital Market, Corporate Governance Matters and Finance/Auditing, including the Euromoney UK – Course on Effective Risk Management Oversight for Board Members and Executives. Sir Nwosu is also an alumnus of The Harvard Business School.
With several years of private work experience, he is a major player in the Nigerian Capital Market. Sir Nwosu presently sits on the Board of many companies and Committees including as the Chairman of RT Briscoe Plc, Member – Board of Directors of MRS Oil Nigeria Plc, Kajola Integrated Investments Plc, Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance), Capital Market Development Company Limited (a subsidiary of NGX), Chairman of Obuchi Limited and Sunnaco Nigeria Limited. He is also on-Board Committees and Statutory Audit Committees of several quoted and unquoted companies in Nigeria including Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Friesland Campina Wamco Plc, Seplat Energy Plc, and FirstTrust Mortgage Bank Plc.
He was also a member, Securities and Exchange Commission’s Rules/Legislation Committee and member, Federal Government of Nigeria Commission on Vision 2020.
He is a very charitable individual by nature. He is the National President of The Boys’ Brigade, Nigeria, and a recipient of awards too many to mention for his philanthropic works. These include The Boys’ Brigade, Nigeria Award for Meritorious Services and Merit Award, Nigerian Red Cross Society, Lagos. He was honoured with one of the highest Orders in Catholic Church by the Pope as the Knight of St. Sylvester the Great.
Sir Nwosu is married with children and grandchildren.