Mr. Ladi Jadesimi has a background in Law and Accountancy. He graduated with an Honours degree in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford, in England.
He also holds a degree in Accountancy and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, now renamed Certified Professional Accountants, of Ontario, Canada.He was a founding partner of Arthur Andersen Nigeria. He took early retirement from professional practice to engage in private business, primarily in Financial Services, Oil and Gas, and Real Estate. He serves on the Boards of several companies and is currently Chairman of The Board – First City Monument Group Holding Company.
He is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Ladol Group of Companies which established and runs the largest Industrial Free Zone in the country. He was appointed to the Board of Aradel Holdings in 2010.