Steve Elusope holds dual strategic roles of Group Chief Finance Officer and Group Chief Strategy Officer combined into the Group Chief Finance Officer (GCFO) portfolio. Consequently, he is responsible for supervising Finance & Accounts, Business Intelligence, Business Solutions and Project Monitoring. He works closely with all key stakeholders in VDT and Bitflux to ensure consistent achievement of both financial and non-financial business objectives.
He possesses about 30 years of work experience in banking and finance, pension administration, software solutions, and wireless communication services. He has held management level positions in various organisations for over 20 years, including Executive Director at Spacenet Communications Ltd (an ISP), GM/Chief Executive at Global Trust Savings & Loans Ltd, Financial Controller at Stanbic IBTC Bank (5 years+), Executive Director, Operations at Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers (8 years+), and Executive Director, Operations (Nigeria) at Cimple Networks Inc, USA.
He also possesses strategic skills and competencies in financial control, consultancy, management accounting, taxation, operational risk, IT operations, customer care, back-office operations, administration, and facility management; with proven abilities in defining organizational direction, instituting corporate governance, human capacity building, achieving targets and systems optimization.
He is a 1986 graduate of Accountancy from The Polytechnic Ibadan, Master of Business Administration from Delta State University (DELSU), Fellow (FCA) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Fellow (FCIB) of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.