CFO & Co Founder Tranzfar.com
(trading name of Ryan Daniels UK Limited)
Olusiji joined Ryan Daniels UK Limited in January 2017 as Vice President – Research and Analytics. He was responsible for generating economic and market projections for business decisions relating to the Nigerian forex market and global economic conditions. He was recently appointed chief financial officer (CFO).
Olusiji began his economist career in 2007 as research assistant to the Director General of the Nigerian Institute for social and economic research (NISER) where he conducted reviews on several policy proposals requested directly from the presidency. Olusiji joined Goldman Sachs in 2011 as an economist focusing on commodities markets, mainly oil, gas and base metals. In 2012, he was appointed consultant on public finance management to the Commonwealth Secretariat where he worked on aid effectiveness across member states and produced a technical report which was presented to the relevant UK parliamentary committee. In 2013, he joined BP IST as Econometrician where he was responsible for the infrastructure that generates economic and market projections vital for trading/commercial decisions relating to crude oil and refined products. At BP, he also designed courses and conducted training for trading graduates on commercializing economics/econometrics for oil trading.
Olusiji taught quantitative finance and financial modeling while on his PhD. He was invited to a panel for the international monetary fund’s (IMF) economist program in December 2015.
Born in Nigeria, Olusiji holds a B.Sc Economics degree from Covenant University (Nigeria), an MSc in International Finance from Essex University and a Doctorate (in view) in Economics and Finance from the University of London. His other interests revolve around cooking/baking, reading biographies, cycling/walking, and politics/governance and people development.
Olusiji is happily married to Diekolola a lawyer and they live in Kent.