Temitope is a well-rounded manager with extensive commercial and financial acumen supported by more than 17 years of international experience in Finance, Economics and Oil and Gas Management. He possesses the proven ability to manage projects and teams while balancing competing demands, with extensive experience researching and analyzing market trends and developing on-target forecasts.
He’s worked with several financial institutions either as a private banker, transaction adviser or as a broker and enjoys strategy, selling and training, his natural skin.
Throughout his career internationally, he has consistently delivered mid to high level projects, grown revenues, provided perceptive analysis using compact data and undertaken the necessary studies in operational, political, legal and commercial issues, acquired and retained lucrative accounts, created exceptional presentations and improved results by training staff and managers up to the executive level.
In his position as Market Analyst in the London office of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, he explored multiple market analysis using oil and gas software and trading platforms and created forecasts for Europe, the North Sea, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Asia, and North America. Previous roles included Private Banking Officer at First City Monument Bank PLC and Relationship Trustee at Diamond Bank PLC, both in Nigeria.
As managing consultant, Paulson manages outsourced research and training projects both locally and internationally and together with his partners has led and facilitated a number of research, training and capacity building projects for business organizations and government agencies, including Central Banks, Ministries of Finance, Ministries, Departments and Agencies and other Economic Regulators, Commercial Banks, Other Financial Service Providers, Oil and Gas Companies, and Multinational Companies. Together with his United Kingdom partners, he has also facilitated training programs in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, USA, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, USA, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) and the Centre for Banking and Finance, UNC School of Law, USA.
Other areas of expertise include Project Management (including PMI & Prince 2 certification), Presentation Skills, New Product Development, Pre – Retirement Training, Sales, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Strategic Planning for Managers, Essentials of Marketing, Change Management, Human Resource Management, Strategy Execution, Marketing, Creative and Innovative Thinking and Business Analysis.
In addition to his excellent professional track record, he also has a Masters Degree in International Oil and Gas Management from the University of Dundee, Scotland, a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Watford and an Undergraduate Degree in Economics.
In 2012, he became qualified in Prince II Project Management and a member of several professional bodies, including the Institute for Independent Business (IIB).