Jimoh Akanbi Ibrahim was born on the 11th of October 1963 at Ijora in Lagos State. He graduated from University Of Lagos with B.Sc Geography (Education) in 1988. Prior to this period he attended Apapa Baptist School Lagos and Ilorin Teachers College completing his Grade II Certificate with distinctions. He acquired professional qualifications in Accounting and working experiences that cut across different industries. He started his professional training at Duro Ogboye & Co. (Chartered Accountants & Consultants) in 1989 and also worked with several other organisation. His academic and professional qualifications include:
- Fellow Institute Of Chartered Accountant Of Nigeria(ICAN)
- Associate Member Chartered Institute Of Taxation
- Associate Member Nigerian Institute Of Management
- A Certified Forensic Accountant of ICAN
- Associate Member Nigerian Institute Of Training & Development
- Master In Business Administration
- Advance Certificate in Management studies
Before his appointment as Commissioner III in Audit Service Commission, he was the Managing Partner at Midas Partners a Consulting firm with specialisation in Training, Tax, Audit and Advisory. The firm consults for several State Governments and Federal Government Agencies on Audit, Project Monitoring and Taxation and Training and has led several teams of Auditors to conduct investigation and Audit of Companies to recover back duty tax for the Federal Inland Revenue Services and State Government running into several billion of Naira.
He was also the Managing Director of Huntsville Technology Limited, an Information Technology company dedicated to Computer Based Testing, Software development and IT Education. The company established two computer based centres in Lagos and Ogun State. He was responsible for Policy formulation and Implementation, Strategic Financial Management, Marketing Strategy, Assets and Human Resources Management. He successfully managed the start-up business before handing over to new management. With his vast knowledge and several years working experience in Training, Auditing, Finance, Information Technology and Auditing Environment, he is a strategic business leader with core competent in Human Resources Management, Business Re-engineering, Forensic and Strategic Financial Management.
He worked briefly as the General Manager –Marketing at JKK the premier IT firm in Nigeria prior to that he was the General Manager – Electronic Test Co Limited the first Computer Based Testing company in Nigeria, General Manager – Finance, HR & Admin. Dataflex Nigeria Limited, Accountant – International Textile Ind. Ltd, Accountant – Sony Music Entertainment Limited, Accountant – Uptown Savings and Loans Limited, Head of Finance/Investment – Prime Kapital Finance PLC.
He has served his community through several NGO such as Lions Club and is a Member of EKO Lions Club and Past President of the Club under Lions District 404A1. He is also a founder of the LIGHT FOUNDATION – A foundation set up to provide guidance and support in Education to the youths.
He is a graduate of Fate Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation and an Alumni Executive for the foundation. He is also one of the trainers for the entrepreneurs.
He is presently undergoing a Doctorate Degree program in Business Administration at Lead City University, Ibadan.
He is happily married and blessed with Children.