Chief Chris O. Okunowo, F.IoD, President & Chairman of Council, IoD Nigeria
Chief Chris O. Okunowo is the President/Chairman of Council of the Institute of Directors Nigeria. He is a seasoned lawyer with over thirty six years’ experience in both legal practice and the corporate world. He is also the Chairman/CEO of Chris-Kenneth Limited, Mastersound Entertainment (Nig.) Limited, Goodwill Investments Limited, Energycorp Resources (Nig.) Ltd., and Cathedral (West Africa) Ltd, amongst others. He was one of the Founders/Promoters of the defunct Midas Merchant Bank Limited, Lagos and City Trust Merchant Bank Limited, a legacy Bank of Union Bank of Nigeria, and also the Chairman of GO FORTE Foundation, an NGO for the Restoration of the Environment.
An avid sportsman with keen interest in soccer, athletics and cricket with accompanied laurels to his name, his unflinching commitment to the propagation of human values led him to acquire membership of notable associations and clubs such as Metropolitan Club, Ikoyi Club, Yoruba Tennis Club and Lagos Motor Boat Club. He is a member of many professional bodies such as: Nigerian Bar Association, International Bar Association, Commonwealth Lawyers Association, and Capital Market Solicitors Association of Nigeria, etc.