Our team is led with a combination of extensive experience and expertise in Engineering, Construction, Contracting and Management.

Although from various backgrounds and disciplines, we share a unified vision and common values.

Our team comprises of the Board of Directors, Advisory Board and Management Team.

Management Team

Annieodiong Akai - Managing Director/CEO

Bringing over 30 years of leadership and business development experience, on the board of various companies. Facilitates various business developments in the areas of aviation, construction, and engineering management. Responsible for quality assurance and delivery of services on all projects agreement. Graduate of geology, alumnus of Lagos Business School and Harvard Business School.

Akin Areola - Independent

Director of various companies including Secure Electronic Technologies Plc formerly, National Sports Lottery Plc (NSL) and Turfcare Services Limited. Former Managing Director /CEO of Trans nationwide Express Plc, and Chief Executive of Gaming Management Limited Management experience with DHL International, Red Star Express (FedEx) and ABEX Parcel Services Limited. Graduate of University of Benin, Benin City in with a Second Class Honors (Upper Division) in Political Science. He also holds a Master of Science Degree in Public Administration from the same University (1986).

He is a Fellow of Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD), A Rockefeller Foundation for sustainable development. He has a passion for farming and controls the finances and day to day running of the farm. He is currently Managing Director of OAU Integrated Farms Limited, a N10 billion agricultural project of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.

Iyabo Ifueko Akai – Non Executive

A businesswoman with over 25-year experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry.
She is an etiquette coach and heads the Violette Institute of Etiquette, a training and development center committed to raising standards through quality services. She also runs Violette and Olives Events Company - a catering and events decorations company & director in other business concerns. A member, also volunteer for charity organizations (locally and internationally) and on the board of some, including the I - Care Foundation for sick children, CADAM, an anti-drug abuse ministry.
She is member of the International Caterers Association and the Qualatex Balloon Network.
A graduate of Business Administration and attendee of several professional, vocational courses and conferences in and outside her field of business

Nneyoh Ebuh- Non Executive

Retired public servant, administrator, business woman and trader.

Derin Jayeola – Company Secretary

Principal Partner, Derin Jayeola and Company (Legal Practitioner)

Mrs. Mope Idiagbon-Ahmed

Mopelola Idiagbon-Ahmed has been associated with Strasscorp Limited since 2005, and has been part of our activities with Government Agencies in Nigeria. She is well known in government circles based on her background and relationship.

Her educational background has established her with good communication skills. Her qualification in Mass Communication (BA), Press Law (Msc) and diploma in Jounalism puts her in a good stead to deal with our clients in government establishment.

Her work career features an ample array of work experience with local and international organisations including UAC Foods, Ferostal Construction, Continental Finance and NLNG.

She is responsible for the activities of Strasscorp in government departments.

She also mentors and inspire young women who aspire to make a mark in their fields of interest.

Akan Udi - Advisory

An Engineer and Public Administrator, a civil/structural engineer with 38 years post-graduation experience in design and construction fields. Design and supervision of a wide spectrum of engineering projects for the public and private sectors in Nigeria.

Akhivomen Charles Ojo – Advisory

With over 20 years’ experience in the banking, finance and capital markets, Charles Ojo is a thoroughbred banker with strong competencies in corporate restructuring, infrastructure financing, project finance, equity raising and Issuance of Fixed Income Instruments.

Charles was a key member of the team that built Sterling Capital Markets Limited, into a leading Investment Banking institution in Nigeria. Mandates handled by him while in Sterling cut across various sectors of the economy e.g. manufacturing, banking and insurance.

He has played a strategic role on a number of crucial transactions including being a vital part of the team of Joint Financial Advisers/Issuing Houses to the Lagos State Government’s N275 Billion Bond Issuance Programme; successfully ensuring that Lagos is the only State in Nigeria to have raised N57 Billion through a Bond Issuance Programme by way of a book build without an Irrevocable Standing Payment Order (ISPO) or any underwriting commitment.

Charles was also a strategic member of the Financial Advisory Team that proffered financial options and solutions to the Lagos State Government on its $1.1 billion Light Rail Project.

In addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Charles is an alumnus of various leading global professional training institutions, including the International Faculty of Finance  (UK), New York Institute of Finance (USA) , Lagos Business School (Nigeria), Euromoney (UK) and  Thomson Consulting (UK).

Imeyen Akai - Advisory

He is a management consultant with experience on large-scale business transformation projects. He has held multiple advisory roles with KPMG LLP and Accenture PLC for clients in the public sector, communications, media and technology industry.

He started his professional career as an engineer in the upstream energy sector of Shell Canada Limited, the Canadian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC working on heavy oil assets in the Alberta region and a variety of capital infrastructure projects in the National Capital Region of Canada.

He holds a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Civil Engineering from the University of Ottawa, a Masters Certificate in Project Management and a post-graduate certificate from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Ikechukwu Ibiam

Engineering Information Management Engineer with over 35 years of professional practice in Nigeria and America. Graduate of civil engineering, from UNN Nsukka, with professional affiliations to Nigerian Society of Engineers, and American Society of civil engineers.

Manish Gupta - Advisory

Manish has over 20 years of professional experience related to QS and Commercial Management. He has been engaged in execution of significant multidisciplinary construction projects (High Rise, Power Plants, Oil and Gas). Has a track record of fast-tracking projects during pre-construction, construction and post construction stages for many multinational as well as international clients.