Olagoke-Victor Laniya

Victor is a chartered accountant with over 18 years work experience gathered,from various industries such as; airline,telecommunication, banking,consulting, digital business and developmental sector.

Victor is presently the Executive director of an Non for profit organization – OVL foundation which focuses on empowering children, youth and women to economically viable life.

Prior to this, Victor worked with APG Global Associates Network Ltd, a leading airline representation network in the world, where he was responsible for the overall accounting,taxation and other duties for foreign airlines like Rwandair, AWA, Camair-co, Air cote D’Ivoire and other off-line airlines such as Quantas and Air Portugal. He assisted in the drive of the incremental growth in revenue for passengers and cargo income streams and the development of these airlines in the Nigeria airline industry.

Victor is a good leader with strong start-up experience with two different companies – Econet wireless Nigeria Limited (EWNL) now known as Airtel and APG Global Associates Network Ltd.

Victor has attended various management and professional training at Leading local and international institutions such as : the Institute of Directors, the Lagos Business School, Daystar leadership Academy and the University of Edinburgh.

Victor holds an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, specializing in general management and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.

He is presently the Vice President and treasurer for MECA Toastmasters International district 83, New York.

Victor is passionate about helping MSME to set up the right structures and systems.