PRESIDENT / FOUNDER

FRANCIS DANIEL OKUMAGBA

MD/CEO, FMG Platform Empowerment Ltd

Francis Okumagba is a transformational leader, Ex-Banker, Wealth Coach, Motivational Speaker and Mentor with over thirty (30) years of work experience, fifteen of which were at executive capacity in Banking, Insurance, Training, Pensions, Real Estates, Consulting, Community and Public Service.

He is the President and founder of FMG Platform Empowerment Limited (FMG Platform) an Empowerment and Wealth Consulting and Mentorship Company.

PROFILE OF FRANCIS OKUMAGBA

Francis Okumagba is a transformational leader, Ex-Banker, Wealth Coach, Motivational Speaker and Mentor with over thirty (30) years of work experience, fifteen of which were at executive capacity in Banking, Insurance, Training, Pensions, Real Estates, Consulting, Community and Public Service.

He is the President and founder of FMG Platform Empowerment Limited (FMG Platform) an Empowerment and Wealth Consulting and Mentorship Company, Providing opportunities for its Members and Clients to create wealth using its platform, mentoring them with the exposure to skills, attitude and collaborative opportunities to attaining Financial Independence stress and risk free. Its Members are positioned to make Money facilitating Businesses, Start their own Businesses with little or Nothing, Double their Business volumes and Profitability and become Landlords in 12 to 18 Months with its home ownership scheme, He also expose them to his various financial freedom Mentoring programs.

He is also the Executive Chairman of FMG Insurance Brokerage ltd. a Risk management Company, Managing Director of I-Skill ltd a Capacity Building and Knowledge Management Company, as well as OME Associates Ltd a Business Development and Real Estate Company.
Francis was born on the 1st of December 1965 in Warri to the illustrious Okumagba family. He had his primary education at Agbassa primary school Warri and secondary education in the famous Urhobo College Effurun both in Delta State.

Francis holds a 1988 Second Class Upper Degree in Science and Masters in Business Administration (MBA), both from the University of Benin, Edo State. He also attended The Advanced Management Program at the Lagos Business School Nigeria, now Pan African University, Lagos as well as the General Management Program in Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom.

A Certified Life Insurance Agent of Alberta Canada, Francis possesses the Treasurer Dealership Certificate (Authorized Dealer), Nigeria Chartered Institute of Bankers and the Money Market Association of Nigeria. He is also a Certified Pension Funds Manager of the Nigerian Certified Institute of Pensions and was conferred with the Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria in 2004.

He is a Fellow of both the Nigerian Institute of Pensions and the Nigeria Institute of Credit Administration

Francis commenced his Banking career with Ecobank in the operations department. He was identified for his diligence, assertiveness, and outstanding interpersonal skills by the then group head of treasury and financial institutions Mr. Disu Holloway who requested for his transfer to the Treasury Department of the Bank. It was from here his flair for marketing, wealth enhancing exposure was expressed, nurtured and blossomed with achievements. He was known bank-wide as the youngest achiever in deposit mobilization and won several performance and excellence awards of Ecobank in 1994. He left Ecobank in December 1995 to join City Express Bank where he rose to be the head of the Treasury marketing unit in November 1997. He joined Equatorial Trust Bank in 1997, where he rose to be the Treasurer, and later, moved on to Universal Trust Bank in 1999, handling various responsibilities before joining Oceanic Bank in November 1999. His contributions to the success of Oceanic Bank which rose to be amongst one of the most significant players in the Banking industry as shown in its results between 1999 and 2009 is evident.