KOLA YEKEEN, is a seasoned banker who graduated from Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti in 1991 and holds an MBA, degree with specialization in Finance in 1991. He is an Associate member (ACIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Nigeria Institute of Management (AMNIM), and the Chartered Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ACMR).

He started his banking career with Trans International Bank Nigeria PLC (TIB which later transformed into Spring Bank Plc in the same year. In 2009, he joined Gateway Savings and Loans from Spring Bank PLC which now transformed to Gateway Mortgage Bank Limited. He has garnered enormous banking experience having worked in various departments of both commercial and mortgage Banks. The departments include credit risk, risk management, audit, and compliance. He is currently the Head, Internal Audit and Chief Compliance Officer of the Bank, a position he has held for over 8 years. He is versatile and well experienced in baking having spent 3 decades in the banking sector.