Group Managing Director/CEO


Abubakar Lawal is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of GTI. His wealth of experience in Finance and Investment Banking spans over twenty-four years having worked for various institutions including City Code Trust Limited and Altrade Securities Limited. He has initiated and participated in various landmark capital market transactions in Nigeria. He graduated from The Polytechnic Ibadan with Higher National Diploma in Banking & Finance in 1988 and obtained his MBA degree from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi in 1999.

Abubakar has adequate international training and exposure to his credit. Abubakar is an authorised dealing clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) and an associate member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (ANIM). He currently serves on the board of National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) Plc and Wema Bank Plc. He had served as a Council member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria. Abubakar plays golf. He is happily married with children.