Mr. Adegbami is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Fellow of Institute of Credit Administration (ICA), a Certified Microfinance Banker (MCIB) and member of the Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria. He holds MBA in Financial Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomosho, is an alumnus of Boulder Institute of Microfinance, Turin, Italy and School of African Microfinance, Mombasa, Kenya. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School, Executive Education Program and Lagos Business School (Pan Atlantic University) Senior Management Program and has attended Risk Management Program of Boulder Institute of Microfinance, Washington DC, USA. He is a member of the Africa Board Fellowship Program in Governance Organized by Center for Financial Inclusion-CFI, Washington DC. A thorough banker with in-depth knowledge and experience in Corporate Governance, Financial Management, Performance Management, Internal Audit and Compliance, Financial Reporting and Management Accounting, Risk Management, Business Development and Strategy.
Before the formal introduction of Microfinance Banking in Nigeria, he has worked as a Management Consultant to different organizations including Banks. At the introduction of Microfinance Policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria in 2005, he worked as a Consultant in the conversion of a number of Community Banks to Microfinance Banks especially in the Eastern parts of the Country. Thereafter, he joined Amaifeke Microfinance Bank Limited as the Head of Internal Control and Audit Department from where he moved to Mainstreet Microfinance Bank Limited in 2009 as the pioneer Head of Internal Control and Audit. He rose to the post of an Assistant General Manager-AGM and Chief Finance Officer of the Bank. Based on performance, he rose to become the MD/CEO.
In addition to his attendance of many local and international microfinance trainings, Adegoke has undertaken study tours of successful microfinance institutions in West and East Africa.