Bola Agunbiade, an Economist, Chartered Accountant, Risk Manager and Financial Advisor, with over 18 years working experience in various aspects of accounting, finance, risk and asset management. She is the Managing Director/CEO of CandourCrest Africa Limited, a Company she set up in 2019 and has grown significantly by 3900% over the period.

Prior to setting up CandourCrest Africa Limited. She was the Chief Executive Officer of CFS Financial Services Limited. She held this position for over four years, having had prior acting appointment in the same role for five months, and dedicated a total of 14 years of service to CFS Financial Services (Formerly Citicorp Financial Services). She was, until her appointment as Chief Executive Officer, CFS Financial Services, responsible for setting up key structures in pioneer roles that formed the bedrock of CFS Financial Services, thereby making it one of the most respected financial services companies in Nigeria. She occupied roles that included: Head of Finance and Accounts; Head of Internal Audit; Head of Risk & Asset Management; amongst other roles.

Bola, who hails from Epe in Lagos State, had her first degree in Economics from Lagos State University, and a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos State. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and holds professional specialist qualifications in Risk Management, from the Institute of Risk Management of the United Kingdom, as well as being an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketers of Nigeria. She is an alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School, where she participated in the institution’s Chief Executives Programme.
Bola was, prior to her employment with CFS Financial Services, the Accountant at Sigma Petroleum, a company in the downstream sector of the oil and gas industry. She was the first non-founding employee to be unanimously appointed as a Director and approved as a shareholder at CFS Financial Services, in which capacity, she championed the recovery of many non-performing accounts and provided risk-mitigating strategies to reduce risk and loss for the Company, at times of necessity. 
She was the first female President of the Finance House Association of Nigeria, the umbrella body of all finance houses, and an advocacy organisation, which witnessed revival and vibrancy under her leadership.
Bola is a devout Christian married to Kolawole Agunbiade, and they are blessed with three children.