The advisory board

Mr Atedo N A Peterside CON


Atedo Peterside is the President and Founder of Anap Foundation which is a non-profit organization committed to promoting Good Governance. He is the Founder of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC and was its pioneer Chief Executive Officer at age 33 (then IBTC) from February 1989 until 2007 and then Chairman from 2007 until September 2014. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Anap Jets FZE which commenced business through Anap Business Jets Limited on 01 January 2015.

On 22 March 2020, he set up the Anap Foundation COVID-19 Think Tank of which he is Chairman.

He attained his secondary education at King's College, Lagos. He obtained a B.Sc degree in Economics from The City University, London and a Master's degree (M.Sc) also in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. His executive education is broad and varied and includes the Owner/President Management Programme of the Harvard Business School.

Mr Peterside became the Chairman of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC from 2014 until March 2017. He sat on the boards of both The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited and Standard Bank Group Limited between August 2014 and June 2024. He opted to retire from both Boards on 10 June, 2024.

He is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of ART X Collective Limited and also serves on the African Advisory Board of the Prince's Trust International. Between 2017 and end-June 2023, he was the inaugural Chairman of Endeavour High Impact Entrepreneurship Ltd/Gte, a non-profit organization that provides mentorship and support to scale-up companies.

He was a member of the National Economic Management Team during the administration of President Umaru Yar 'Adua (2007 - 2010) as well as during the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (2011 - 2015). Between 2011 and May 2015, Mr Peterside was also a member of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) and was the Chairman of the NCP's Technical Committee.
He was the Chairman of the Committee on Corporate Governance of Public Companies in Nigeria which crafted the first Code of Best Practices for Public Companies operating in Nigeria. The Code was published in October 2003.
In early April 2020, he resigned from the Board of Directors of Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC, Nigerian Breweries Plc (Heineken Subsidiary) and Unilever Nigeria Plc for PEACE OF MIND reasons in order to enable him concentrate more of his attention on the work of Anap Foundation COVID-19 Think Tank. He also resigned as Cadbury Nigeria Plc (Cadbury) chairman in June 2020, so as to concentrate on other challenges.
In September 2020, the Steering for the 2021-25 Development Plan and Vision 2050 was inaugurated by President Buhari. Mr Peterside, in his capacity as Co-Chairman made some pertinent opening remarks at the televised Inaugural Meeting of the Steering Committee which held on that same day. The assignment ended when Buhari's tenure ended on 29 May, 2023.