Ayotola Jagun is the Chief Compliance Officer and Company Secretary of Oando PLC. Prior to joining Oando, she worked as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Capital G Limited, a financial services Group based in Bermuda.
Ayotola is an experienced lawyer with over 18 years of experience, starting her career with Chief Rotimi Williams Chambers, working on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, civil litigation, and intellectual property. She has worked with other notable companies including Akzo Nobel Plc and PricewaterhouseCoopers in the United Kingdom.
She was formerly Senior Corporate, Risk & Control Manager at Citigroup in Bermuda from January 2007 to August 2008 and Legal Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary, Sara Lee UK Holdings Limited (formerly PLC) from 2002 to 2007, where she managed cross border corporate transactions, acquisitions and restructurings in different jurisdictions.
Ayotola is a specialist in corporate transactions, Commercial Law, Funds law, Compliance and Corporate Governance and Risk Management. She has functioned creatively across multiple jurisdictions (Bermuda, Nigeria and United Kingdom) having garnered valuable experience working in these climes.
She obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Central England in 1989 and studied for her LLM at Sidney Sussex College, University Of Cambridge in 1990. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992 and in 2004, obtained an M.Sc.in Corporate Governance & Ethics from the Birkbeck College, University of London.
Ayotola is a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.