Tony Onwu

Managing Director

Tony is an investment banker with over twenty years of experience in the financial services industry spanning Corporate Banking, Market and Price Risk management and Corporate finance. He is a partner with Stanton Chase Lagos and a member of the company’s Financial Services, Technology, Government, Education and Non Profit practice groups. Tony’s search experience transverses multiple sectors with top level assignments in Nigeria and the West African region.

Most of his career was with Citibank N.A where he left as a Vice President in 2002 to lead the resuscitation and recapitalization of Liberty Bank as Managing Director. Tony’s most recent engagements prior to returning to Stanton Chase were as pioneer managing director of Diamond Capital, Technical consultant to the Nigerian Presidential Adviser on Budget and subsequently as founding partner of Nima Capital Advisory Partners – a boutique financial advisory practice.

Tony is also Chair and founding partner of Kimberly Ryan Limited, a leading trans African Human Resources firm, Director in the Stanton Chase Lagos office, a leading pan Africa real estate and property development company.

Tony is an avid sports and arts enthusiast. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos; is a past Captain of Ikoyi Golf club and a member of several local and international associations.


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