Immediate Past President, Alhaji Razak Adeleke Jaiyeola, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, and Chief Consultant of A.J.Silicon.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University) in 1974. He enrolled and passed all the successive stages of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria examinations in a record time. During his professional examination days, he won a prize in AUDITING at intermediate level and FIRST MERIT POSITION prize at the final level in 1980 when he qualified.

Alhaji Jaiyeola is very passionate about information technology. He is a member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control.

He started his accounting career in 1977 at Coopers and Lybrand, an international accounting firm (Now PriceWaterHouseCoopers). To date, he has a total of 38 years’ experience spanning all areas of Accounting, Financial Information Technology Consulting, Information Systems Auditing, IFRS/IPSAS Training, Consulting and Implementations, Taxation, Secretarial, Insolvency and Management Practice.

He worked at A.C.Christlieb Group, Ayor Group consisting of Nigeria Distilleries, Sphinx, Philbit, Bems etc and Olusola Adekanola & Co before becoming Chief Executive of Consolidated Management Consultants: during which he was the Project Director for Computerized Financial Consulting for Ogun and Niger States Water Agencies under the National Water Rehabilitation Projects funded by the World Bank.

As the Chief Executive of A. J. Silicon, he has handled several Consulting assignments including, design of Financial Management System under the Nigerian Community Development project funded by the World Bank, design of the Accounting System and financial procedures manual for Universal Basic Education project in Nigeria ,Computerization of Accounting, Human Resources and Audit of West African Examinations Council as well as world bank funded financial and economic assessment of all irrigation projects in Nigeria under the River Basin Development Authorities among others.

He was a Co-Development and Implementation Consultant for ICAN Technology Competence Initiative (TCI) which was a practical IT training precondition for induction of ICAN qualified students’ into the profession. A leader in the training of Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) in Nigeria as well as foremost trainer in Full IFRS, IFRS for SMEs and IPSAS. He also offers IFRS Consulting and Implementation. He has delivered many highly researched and topical papers at different fora including Accountants’ conference, ICAN faculty, district societies, regional conferences and ICAN MCPE programs among others.

He has also served in several committees, subcommittees and adhoc committees of the Institute as Chairman, Deputy Chairman and member such as Information Technology Committee, Students’ Affairs, Publication and image and Professional examinations committee. He is a pillar of Consulting & IT faculty where he has served as the Vice Chairman since inception. He was Council Coordinator of various district societies such as Port Harcourt, Osun, Ondo, Akure, Ekiti, Benin etc.

Alhaji Jaiyeola is happily married with four of his five children being qualified accountants: two of whom are fellows of the Institute.Three of the children are also Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA) with several IT certifications.