PROFESSIONAL PROFILE FOR ZAKARI ALIYU AHMADU
Zakari Aliyu Ahmadu is an accomplished professional serving as the Assistant Vice President of Business Development and Customer Service at One17 Capital Limited. With a career spanning over 15 years, Zakari has excelled in various fields, including business development, digital marketing, and data analytics. He has a robust educational background, holding certifications from prestigious institutions such as the Ethica Institute of Islamic Finance, CFA Institute, and Yale University. He holds an MBA in Marketing from Ahmadu Bello University, Certificates from Islamic Development Bank Training Institute, IESI Business School Spain and University of Virginia Darden Business School.
Zakari’s remarkable achievements include leading Nigeria’s first Halal Pension Fund under the contributory pension scheme during his tenure with Sigma Pensions (later Access Pensions), achieving substantial fund growth of over N18 billion in just over 2 years, capturing more than 60% of the industry fund size.
His professional versatility extends to digital transformation, analytics, business strategy, and sustainability. Zakari is dedicated to implementing innovative solutions and driving growth across diverse industries. His expertise in digital marketing, data analysis, and technology-driven business strategies enables him to contribute significantly to the company’s strategic initiatives and enhance business growth opportunities.
Zakari Ahmadu’s distinguished record of achievement underscores his commitment to excellence. As the Assistant Vice President in charge of Business Development and Customer Service, Zakari is resolute in driving the company’s growth and delivering exceptional client experiences. His visionary approach to responsible investing and unwavering dedication to sustainable ethical finance position him to lead the firm into a new era of growth and innovation.