Prior to joining ACA in 2003, Sam garnered over 25 years of experience in financial services. He began his career at Arthur Andersen, where he spent four years working on various financial consulting and audit engagements. After leaving Andersen, he held increasingly senior positions in accounting, treasury, corporate finance, commercial banking and financial management at Guinness Nigeria PLC, First City Merchant Bank, Credite Bank and United Bank for Africa.
At United Bank for Africa, Sam was a Group Head of Corporate Banking and later became Group Head for the Lagos area Commercial Banking business. He rose to become Deputy General Manager and Senior Credit Officer with responsibility for risk management.
Sam received a First Class degree in Economics from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and his MBA from the University of Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and won the second best overall prize in the final qualifying examinations.
Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
Eno has over 19 years experience in investment management. Before she joined ValuAlliance in 2010, she worked for Afrinvest (West Africa) Limited (formerly SecTrust), where she was co-head of the Asset Management division. Prior to that, she worked for Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited.
Her experience includes investment advisory/strategy, and managing investment portfolios of: Institutional Investors such as pension funds and life insurance companies; Collective Investment Schemes such as the Nigerian International Debt Fund (“NIDF”), a USD denominated closed end fixed income fund; and high net worth individuals.
Eno is a Chartered Financial Analyst® and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. She has an MBA (finance) from Hult International Business School, MA, USA and is an alumna of the Lagos Business School Senior Management Programme. She served on the board of the Fund Managers Association of Nigeria as a non-executive member and remains an active member of the Association.