Taiwo O. A. Ogunbodede [Esq.] is the Chief Executive Officer of Cross & Churchill Estates Limited. He also provides executive leadership for the Cross & Churchill Group as the Group Chief Executive Officer of the specialized and diversified entity comprising of Cross and Churchill Estates Limited, Cross and Churchill Realtors Limited and Cedar Oaks Dry-Cleaning Limited. He is a consummate lawyer and had gathered about a decade hands-on-experience in the financial services industry before establishing Cross and Churchill Realtors Limited in 2007.
Taiwo has nearly 17 years of rich and robust legal and realty expertise. He previously worked at Zenith Bank Plc, Oceanic Bank Plc (now Ecobank Plc), Wema Bank Plc and Magnum Trust Bank Plc (now Sterling Bank Plc). He possesses specialist competencies in real estate development and practice, trust and general trusteeship functions. He has immense interest in the realty enterprise and has tenaciously followed global trends and development in that sector. Taiwo is a fervent entrepreneur and a respected workplace trainer and a performance coach.
He was educated at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he bagged the Bachelor of Laws, [LL.B (Hons.)] Degree. He is also a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He has attended cognate courses in real estate and other endeavours at world renowned institutions including the Lagos Business School, Harvard Business School and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and the Real Estate Developersí Association of Nigeria (REDAN). He is a proficient manager and motivator of men, a visionary leader and a creative prodigy.
He is happily married with children.