Tinuade T. Awe is the Chief Executive Officer of NGX Regulation Limited (NGX RegCo), an independent regulatory subsidiary of Nigerian Exchange Group Plc (formerly known as The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)). NGX RegCo is a Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to provide regulatory services within the Nigerian Capital Market. Ms. Awe held various positions within The NSE from 2010 to 2020 and she was a member of the Executive Committee of The NSE from 2012 to 2020.
She is a life member of the Institute of Directors (IoD); and an Associate Member of both the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), and the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR). Recently, she passed the examinations for membership of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS).
Ms. Awe graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) as the Best Female Student, Faculty of Law from Obafemi Awolowo University (1991); and finished at the Nigerian Law School with First Class Honors, graduating
as Best Overall Student (1992). She holds Master of Laws (LL.M.) Degrees from Harvard Law School (2000), where she was a Landon H. Gammon Fellow; and The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (1994), where she was a British Council Scholar. She is admitted to both the Nigerian and New York Bars.
She is the recipient of a number of awards and honours, including the General Counsel of the Year Award at the 2018 African Legal Awards, and selection by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) as one of twenty-one (21) Women Leaders of 2021.
Ms. Awe has a passion for education and between 2007 and 2008, she took time off from her Legal career to indulge this passion, working as Associate Director of Admissions (Anglophone West Africa) with the Johannesburg based African Leadership Academy (ALA) in South Africa. Her other interests include travelling, African art, and gender and development.