BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ahmed Mantey

Chairman

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AHMED KAZALMA MANTEY obtained his degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. On graduation, he started his career with the African Continental Bank Ltd where he rose to the position of Senior Bank Manager. He later joined Standard Construction Ltd and left as a General Manager in 1992 to take up appointment with A.G Leventis (Nigeria) Plc where he is serving till date. He has worked in various capacities with A. G. Leventis (Nig.) Plc.; which includes: Divisional Executive/Special Assistant to the Chief Executive; Deputy General Manager (AGL); Deputy General Manager (LM and T); General Manager (Leventis Stores); Director (Group Liaison) and Executive Director Abuja Capital Motors Ltd and currently the Group Executive Director (AGL). He is a member of the Board of Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd (Director), and was recently appointed the Chairman of Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte. Ahmed Mantey is currently the Vice Chairman, Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON).

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Dr. Hope Ovie Usieta

Executive Director

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Hope holds a PhD in Zoology (with specialization in Conservation Science) from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom and a Masters in Conservation Biology from the A.P. Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, University of Jos, Nigeria. Before joining the Leventis Foundation in 2014, Hope has been working in the Research and Development sector since 2008. He is particularly interested in identifying strategies that can increase local and global food production at minimal cost to the environment.
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Mr. Anastasios I. Leventis

Board Member

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Mr. Anastasios Leventis has worked as a Commercial and Private Banking Analyst for American Express and Credit Suisse Group. He holds a Master of Business Administration from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics from the University of Exeter. Anastasios is responsible for providing strategy, management and financial support to a number of operating and investment businesses within Nigeria and Internationally.
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Bashorun A. Adesanya

Board Member

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Bashorun Adebisi Alli Adesanya, A fellow of the British Institute of Management and Institute of Directors in UK and Nigeria, Bashorun has served in various high level capacities with the A.G. Leventis Group and other subsidiaries and joint ventures of the Leventis group. He was an Executive Chairman of the Board, Nigerian Bottling Company and also a former Chairman, Frigo Glass Nigeria Ltd Lagos. Bashorun is the immediate past Chairman of the Leventis Foundation (Nigeria).
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Chief (Mrs) A.P. Sadauki, OON

Board Member

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One time deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Chief Mrs. Aisha Pamela Sadauki (OON) is an experienced administrator with vast experience in agricultural development and other sectors of the economy. She holds a degree in Home Economics (majoring in Community Nutrition) from Iowa State University, USA and also trained at the School of Agriculture Samaru, Zaria, Kaduna State. Mrs. Sadauki is a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM). She is also a director of various companies in the agriculture and real estate sectors, and board member of a number of organisations, including MTN Foundation.
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Prof. I.F. Adu

Prof. I.F. Adu

Board Member

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Russell Boddy

Board Member

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Russell has worked for the Leventis Group since 1982 and was appointed director / general manager of Leventis Overseas Limited in London in 1999. He is also a director of various companies in the IT, automotive and agricultural sectors.
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John A. Adeleke

Board Member

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John Adeleke was educated in England where he qualified as a Barrister and then in Nigeria as solicitor and advocate of Nigeria. With experience in Investment Risk Advisory, John holds directorship positions at top organisations. He’s most known for his involvement with the World Trade Center of Nigeria in Lagos, and has also been the New York WTCA’s Regional Coordinator for Africa. John has been instrumental in settling Montgomery West Africa in Nigeria, and also assisted in promoting the trade exhibitions of the Montgomery Subsidiary in South Africa.
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Alhaji Abdulkadir Jibrilu

Board Member

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