About us

Gradient Consulting Africa (GCA) is one of the Africa’s leading Business & Investment Business, and Regulatory Risks consulting firms based in Luxembourg.

How we work

Our philosophy

Our philosophy is to assist our clients in achieving their business and investment objectives. We do this by aligning our expertise with the best partners in the industry.
Together we provide our clients with tailor-made strategy to meet their business needs. We conduct extensive research of our clients’ business environment and analyse the competition. Typically, this includes interviews with key senior managers, Subject Matter Expert (SME) in-depth analysis of track records, on-site visits, numerous reference calls, and other relevant investigations. We ensure that recommendations provided by us are relevant, reliable and easy to understand allowing our clients to make informed and effective decision.

Value proposition

Our client receives quality of recommendations we provide and identify business opportunities, improve efficiency and reduce costs, all at a price commensurate with real value. In addition, public service organisations receive accelerated learning through intensive training, resulting in enhanced transparency and public accountability.

Management

Ajibade Yusuf

Ajibade Yusuf

Mr Ajibade has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance from Kingston University, Executive MBA from Manchester Business School and a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant with over 19years of financial and management experience.   Mr Ajibade was Head of Financial Reporting at HSBC Securities Services Guernsey, where he served as a member of audit & risk committee for various offshore Investment funds. He also provides advice to Board of Directors on technical accounting and regulatory matters. Mr Ajibade has extensive offshore fund industry experience holding a number of positions working for BlackRock Asset Management, State Street Bank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Canada and Investec Asset Management.

Mr Ajibade specialisation and focus includes Fund Administration, Depositary Bank, Asset Management, Risk & Governance, Regulatory & Financial Reporting, and Fund consulting.

Chris Odeh

Chris Odeh

Chris Odeh is a Chartered Management Accountant with MBA in finance from CASS Business School, City University London.  He was recently manager financial reporting at HSBC and previously held positions in Credit Suisse, Citibank, The Bank of New York and Deutsche Bank.  His experience includes administration of Mutual Funds, Collective Investment Schemes and Private Equity schemes covering distressed debts, property, infrastructure and special situations funds with focus on East and Central European markets, the Middle East, Japan, North America and Western Europe.