Cynthia Akpomudiare has over 22 years’ experience in the capital markets in Nigeria. She worked with The Nigerian Stock Exchange in various departments; listings, strategy, HR, broker-dealer and finally in business development between 1991 and 2014 when she retired. Major miles stones includes the introduction and implemented financial penalties to quoted companies for non-compliance with the NSE’s post listing requirements between 1994 and 2001, Secretary to the Merit Award Committee responsible for short-listing quoted companies who met all the requirements; prepared the Winners List between 1994 and 1998, conducted call-over trading activities on trading floor from 1992 to 1997.
She was instrumental to the setting up of the call over trading system at the Sierra Leone Stock Exchange as a consultant/Adviser from January to July 2010, and the NSE international road shows that increased foreign investments from the Nigerians in the diaspora into the Nigerian Capital Market between 2004 and 2008. She was also a member of the steering committee on the Corporate Governance Rating System at the NSE during the developmental stage prior to the launch of the pilot phase. She has a Bsc and an Msc from the universities of Benin, Benin- City (UNIBEN) and Lagos (UNILAG) respectively.