Meet Our Team
Dr Nnaemeka Obiaraeri
Dr. Nnaemeka Onyeka Obiaraeri is a Group Executive Director of D-Taurus Holdings Limited and oversees the Business Development and Investments functions across the chain of businesses within the Taurus Group. He also maintains leadership as the Managing Director/CEO of Taurus Capital & Advisory Services Limited, the Investment Banking business of the Taurus Group.
He is a Certified Financial Engineer/Investment Banking Executive with broad experience/skills in all aspects of Equities & Debts Origination, Structuring, Execution, Syndication, and Distribution; Project Finance; Correspondent Banking; Structured Finance; Securities Trading &Treasury Management; Financial Advisory; Portfolio Management; Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Financing and Private Equity Funds Management (Managed funds/portfolios in excess of USD65million).
He has a diverse and direct experience/involvement in Capital Raising exercises in excess of N500billion (US$3billion) for Corporate Organizations and Governments in the local and international capital markets.
Nnaemeka has special interests in early-stage startups (Greenfields) as well as companies “on the bubble.”He was instrumental to the setting up of Guardian Express Trusts Limited (Now a member of Pan African Capital Markets Limited). He has at different times held high profile positions in some notable financial institutions in Nigeria as Head, Capital Markets & Research, Legacy Guardian Express Bank PLC (Now Heritage Bank Limited); Head, Asset & Wealth Management Group, Future View Financial Services Limited; Head, Project Finance and Private Equity Funds Management, Oceanic Bank International Plc (Now a member of the Eco Bank PLC).; Pioneer Head, Corporate Finance & Private Equity Funds Management, Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank Limited), Group Head, Capital Markets Division & Private Equity Funds Management, Bank PHB Plc, and Group Executive Director, Treasure Capital & Trusts Limited.
He is an alumnus of Abia State University, Nigeria, from where he graduated at the top of his Class and Faculty with a B. Sc. Honours Degree in Banking & Finance. He holds an advanced degree, M.Sc. Corporate Governance from Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
He is also an Alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge MA, USA. Nnaemeka is a Doctor of Business Administration and has participated in Key Financial Sector training of the Euro Money Training, UK. He was a member of the four-man Federal Government of Nigeria delegation to South America in 2006 on a study tour of MSME financing in South America and also the Founder/Facilitator of the International Institute of Micro-Finance and Small Business (Africa/Middle East).
Dr Raphael Oti
Dr. Oti graduated from the College of the Medicine University of Nigeria Nsukka. He is a trained Medical Doctor/Surgeon of over 32 postgraduate practice.
He is the General Overseer at Glory Cloud Tabernacle, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Dr. Oti is married with 4 children and serves on the Board of Citadel Opticals Limited.
Dr Uchenna Obiaraeri
Dr. Uchenna Ifeoma Obiaraeri is an Optometrists that is certified by the Dispensing Opticians Board of Nigeria. She is a graduate of the College of Medicine (Optometry) of the Abia State University.
Dr. Uchenna has over a decade long experience in Specialized and General Optical/eye care services. She has garnered extensive practice experience working in some of the best in practice and biggest Optical Clinics in Nigeria before taking up the assignment to drive the Citadel Optical Vision of becoming a leading Optical Clinic in Africa.
Dr. Uchenna has attended many specialists’ training, seminars, and workshops in the field of optometry within and outside Nigeria.
She is a devout Christian and Married with three children.