Ola Daramola is a 1994 First class graduate of Accountancy from the University of Lagos. He also obtained a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Lagos Business School (The Pan Atlantic University) in 2003. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is also an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN).
Ola has over 20 tremendous years of varied experience in accounting, auditing and consulting, banking and financial services operations. He started his career under the prestigious Arthur Andersen (now KPMG) and garnered over four and a half years experience before joining Kakawa as Financial Controller in January 1999.
In Kakawa, he held various position ranging from Group Financial Controller, Head Marketing (commodities), Head corporate Finance (real sector), Group Head Risk Management and Control (chief Risk Officer), Director in the subsidiary (Kakawa Asset Management Ltd) and Group Head, Business Support.
Ola left Kakawa in 2014 to join Standard Chartered Bank, Nigeria as the Financial Controller. After over a year in the role, he decided to pursue interest in real estate as the Managing Director/Chief Executive officer of Beulah Properties Limited, a Construction and Facility Management Company.