Olaniyi Idris is the Head of Corporate Finance Advisory at Kedari Capital.

He has a background in Banking; Finance with over 15 years work experience. He has had a stint in equity research, portfolio management, corporate finance, research, financial advisory and issuing house responsibilities on public and private issues.

He commenced his career with Capital Bancorp Limited as an analyst, before he joined Santrust Securities Limited, where he rose to be Head of Investment Management. He is currently Head of Corporate Finance Advisory in Kedari Capital Limited.

Over the years, he has participated and led the execution of various deals ranging from Mergers Acquisitions, Project Finance, Structured Finance, Debt and Equity Capital Market transactions covering Power, Energy, Real Estate, Financial Services, and other sectors. He has experience in asset management, corporate finance, and financial advisory.

He is an Alumnus of the West African Capital Market School. He is also an Associate Member of the Certified Pensions Institute of Nigeria.