B.Sc Economics; MBA
Mr. Dabiri is a retired Banking CEO who is now a member of numerous boards – he is a Director at Academy Press Plc and Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, and Chairman at Lawson Thomas and Colleagues Ltd. He sits on the board of the University of Lagos Holding Company Ltd and on the Advancement Board of the University of Ibadan. He is also a Board Member of LEAP Africa, an organisation committed to developing dynamic, innovative and principled youth leaders.
Mr. Dabiri’s career spanned over three decades, during which he worked at various financial institutions such as Prime Merchant Bank, Continental Merchant Bank, and Fountain Trust Merchant Bank Ltd. He served in various leadership positions over the course of his career, and eventually became the first GMD/CEO of Sterling Bank from January 2006 to February 2008, until he retired from banking. Since retirement, he has been involved in several businesses in various economic sectors.
Some of his achievements include being the founding Chairman of Lagos State Pensions Commission (LASPEC), a position he held for 6 years. Between 2003 and 2005, he was the Alumni President of the Lagos Business School, and from 2004 to 2007, National President of the Igbobi College Old Boys Association (ICOBA). He served on the Governing Council of the Lagos State University for 8 years and has been on the Corona Schools Trust Council for 20 years.