Adebayo Araoye

Adebayo has over a decade of capital markets experience across transaction & advisory, securities regulation, strategy, and regulatory development. He has implemented various capital market regulatory initiatives, including developing market rules, review programs for listed companies and supervision framework for market intermediaries.

At FSD Africa, he leads the implementation of the Nigerian Green Bond Market Development Africa Private Equity and Private Debt Programmes. Prior to joining FSD Africa, Adebayo was a Senior Manager in PwC Nigeria’s Capital Markets Advisory practice, where he supported clients in implementing capital-raising strategies, including initial public offerings (IPOs), dual-track processes, and debt issuances in domestic and international markets. He also supported stakeholders like stock exchanges, financial regulators, and development finance institutions to execute market development initiatives, conduct market research studies and assessments, and design a capital market master plan.