Gbolahan Ayodele, B.Sc., MBA, FCIT, CPA, FCA is the Chief Executive Officer of Lington & Bernie Consulting Limited. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Accounting and Management from the New York University and an MBA degree in International Finance from George Washington University. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
He has more than twenty-two years of international experience in finance, accounting, treasury, and planning. He began his career with Arthur Young & Company in New York in 1978. He later worked for Penn Central Corporation as Senior Internal Auditor. In 1981, he joined Ashland Oil (Nigeria) Company Unlimited. During his career in Ashland, he served as the Executive Assistant to the Managing Director. He was later appointed the Planning Manager before being posted to the home office in Houston where he served as the Senior Business Analyst. In 1993, he was named the Accounting Manager, a position in which he served till 1996 when he became the Finance Manager. He retired in 1999 to assume the Chief Executive position in Lington & Bernie Consulting Limited.
He has extensive knowledge in human resources administration and negotiation strategy. He is a seasoned administrator and has a proven record of high productivity and reliability.