Meet the Boss: Bola Onadele, CEO, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange

Bola Onadele, CEO, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange

The Financial Markets Dealers Quotations (FMDQ) OTC Securities Exchange is a Nigerian marketplace that trades over-the-counter (OTC) debt securities and currency.

FMDQ aims to foster (OTC) financial markets in the country, and focuses on fixed income operations (such as bonds, treasury bills and the money market), currencies and derivatives.

1. What was your first job?

I was an audit clerk, and that would be in 1987. Wow, that’s almost thirty years.

2. What parts of your job keep you awake at night?

Regulatory advocacy and thinking through the future.

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