Billionaire Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede: Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth and Source of Wealth


Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede FCIB, CON is a Nigerian banker, investor and philanthropist.

He was the former group managing director (GMD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of Access Bank Plc.

 He is the founder and chairman of Coronation Capital Limited and its affiliates, Coronation Asset Management Ltd and Trium Ltd. 

He founded Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) in 2014.

He is the co-chairman of the United Kingdom-Nigeria Capital Market Task Force and a board member of TCX Investment Management Company Netherlands. He is also chairman, board of trustees of the Financial Market Dealers Association, and immediate past chairman of Coronation Insurance Plc (formerly Wapic). 

Aigboje is also a past President of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (now Nigerian Exchange Group) where he took over from Aliko Dangote, the founding Chairman of the FMDQ OTC Exchange, Chairman of EnterpriseNGR and co-founder of Tengen Family Office.

Wife and Children

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is married to Ofovwe Aig-Imoukhuede with 4 children


His father, Frank Aig-Imoukhuede and mother, Historian Emily Aig-Imoukhuede(née Ihonde) had 3 other children, Erekpitan, Oluwakemi and Aigbovbioise. 


24 September 1966


He earlier attended St. Saviours School (primary) in Lagos and at aged 16, he enrolled to study law at University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria.

He graduated with a LLB degree in 1986 at age 19 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1987.

 He holds a Trium MBA, awarded jointly by the London School of EconomicsNew York University, and HEC Paris.

 In 2000 he attended a three-month Executive Management Programme course at Harvard Business School.


Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede was the leader of the 2002 acquisition of Access Bank, then a fringe regional player. He was the group managing director and chief executive officer of the bank till December 2013.

 He retired as president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 2017, but he remains on the National Council as an ex-officio.

 He was a non-executive director of Africa Finance Corporation since 2008 until June 2, 2017.

 He has been the chairman of Associated Discount House Limited since December 1, 2011.

 He serves as a director of Petralon Energy and retired as the chairman of Wapic Insurance Plc where he has been its director since November 2011.

 Aig-Imoukhuede also served as board chairman and director of FMDQ OTC PLC until August 1, 2014. He founded Coronation Merchant Bank in 2015 and has led the growth and expansion of the Coronation Ecosystem.

 In October 2021, Aigboje collaborated with the office of the Head of Nigerian Civil Service (OHCSF), led by Folashade Yemi-Esan to digitalize work processes and public service delivery.

Source of Wealth 

Banking and Finance 

Net Worth

Economist, Aigboje AigImoukhuede has an estimated net worth of about  $1-5 Million.

Awards and Achievements

He was conferred with Commander of the Order of the Niger (CON) in 2011 by then President Goodluck Jonathan of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, for his contributions to the development of banking and finance. He was also awarded the National Productivity Order of Merit Award in 2009.

In 2011 he was inaugurated into the Ernst and Young World Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame as the Ernst & Young West Africa Entrepreneur of the Year, as well as the African Banker Magazine’s “African Banker of the Year” in 2013.

 He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciencesand was appointed a member of the international advisory board of Oxford University‘s Blavatnik School of Government.

 He is a fellow of the African Leadership Institute affiliated with the Aspen Institute in Colorado, USA. He is also honorary fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

 In 2018, he was awarded the honorary Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) by the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria.


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