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Team Information

  • Designation: Executive Vice Chairman
  • Company: Northbridge Investment and Trust Limited
  • Address: No 6, Zaire Crescent, Maitama.
  • City: Fct
  • State: Abuja
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Phone: 08033010983
  • Email: ahmedrufai55@yahoo.com

Ahmed Rufa’i Mohammed is a professional investment manager and seasoned administrator. He has over twenty five years experience in Project development and Portfolio Management garnered through extensive work and courses in these fields.  He began his working career in a development finance institution, Kano State Investment and Properties Ltd, immediately after graduation from Ahmadu Bello University in 1976. He rose from an Investment Executive to become the organization’s Finance Controller in 1984.

In 1991 he joined the biggest public sector pension fund in the country, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, as AGM and became GM (Investment and Treasury) in 1993. In 2002 he became the Fund’s MD/CEO. During his stewardship the Fund grew from under N20 billion to over N50 billion and was the biggest Fund under management by any financial institution in the country at the time.  Ahmed Rufa’i was also responsible for the smooth transition of the Fund under the new pension legislation introduced in 2006 by the Federal Government by setting up Trustfund Pensions Plc with legacy funds of over N50 billion to become the largest privately managed pension fund in the country. He voluntarily resigned in 2007 after his first term appointment to move into the private sector.  He joined the Board of Northbridge in 2008 and was appointed CEO in June of the same year.

Ahmed Rufa’i Mohammed has served as Director of many companies including Afribank Nig Plc, First Securities Discount House, Nigerian German Chemicals Plc and Profund Securities Ltd. He currently sits on the Boards of Royal Exchange Plc, Royal General Insurance, Royal Prudential and Royal Finance Ltd. He is a fellow of the Institute of Public Administration and holds a post graduate certificate of the Manchester Business School and first degree in Business Administration from ABU in 1976.