Arumemi Sammy-Bens BamideleChief Credit Officer

Bamidele is the Director of Credit Risk Management at The Cyrus Partners-Cooperative. He hold s a BSc in Sociology from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG), and an Executive MBA in Marketing Management from Lagos State University. He also holds a certificate of Distinction in the World Bank course, financing for development. Bamidele, has over 15 certifications from diverse fields.

He brings over 23 years wealth of experience as a Banker cum Entrepreneur. During his banking years, he was involved in commercial, investment, public sector, oil and gas, credit / risk manag ement, trade finance, operations, international operations, telecoms etc. activities amongst others.

He cut his teeth in turning around moribund branches of Unity Bank Plc and crafting strategies for the turnaround of the Bank. He was the arrow head in the financing of Colkon Marine Support Services, Global Apex Logistics Limited, Rocky Energy and Gas e.t.c.

He left banking in the year 2012 to set up Plum Consults Limited. The company has achieved tremendous strides, in Consulting, Business Advisory, Marine Business and Taxation. The company is one amongst few, handling tax matters for Ogun State Internal Revenue Services. Bamidele is widely travelled and has wealth of experience in diverse fields. He is married with children.