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About Olisa

Name: Olisa Don Ogwuadi CPP

Qualification: Master of Managerial Psychology (Unilag); B.Sc. Banking & Finance (UNN); Advance Diploma in Criminal Justice & Administration (Unilag); Certificate in Security Leadership (Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA)

Phone contact: +234 803 538 1728; +234 818 411 1123.

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June 2014 - Date                                   McDON SECURITY Ltd    Lagos      
                        Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Responsible for the company strategy, operations, marketing, finance and overall business performance, profitability and sustainability.

2006 - May 2014 


MTN Nigeria Ltd    Lagos Senior

Manager, National Security (Head,  MTN Security)

Security Strategy formulation & execution, Security Knowledge management, Project management & Security Admin & Operations management:-

Provide security for over 7,000 workforce across the country

Provide protection for at risk executive management personnel

Manage & implement national emergency response strategy

Manage & implement counter terrorism strategies

Manage security for sustainable network operations - 12,000 BTS (Base Transceiver Sites) with more than 24,000 electricity generators, etc.

Manage Security liaison with senior police officers & other security agencies

High level security investigations, background checks & ethical surveillance 

Manage security for over 62 offices and other facilities nationwide

Manage Security Department with 5 Security Managers, 9 Security Coordinators, 4 Administrators, 360 Security Supervisors, 135 Security Drivers, 320 Mobile Police Officers, and 950 Security Guards.

Manage relevant third party contracts and relationship

Manage over N2.5 billion Opex budget and N400 million Capex budget

April 2005 - July 2006                 British American Tobacco (Nig) Ltd     Lagos Security Operations Manager

Prepared, presented and managed Security Company Plan for 2004-6

Provided world class Security & Logistics Services for BATN Personnel ( e.g. several WACA Leaders Conference, Abuja in 2004, 05 & 06)

Prepared and presented Security Monthly Reports to Top Team on behalf of Country Security Manager

Oct - Dec 2004 British American Tobacco          Accra Ag. WAC (West Africa Central) Security Manager

Security orientation & training for Takoradi Security Coordinator

Two weeks intensive training for contract security personnel in BATG at Takoradi  factory

Acquired security and safety equipment for BATG top team residences and Takoradi factory.

April 2004 - April 05                    British American Tobacco (Nig) Ltd     Zaria Security Manager North

Prepared, presented and managed Zaria security working capital within budget.

Managed new guarding company contract process & training

Physical security upgrades carried out in Zaria factory and guesthouses

June 2002 - April 2004                 British American Tobacco (Nig)Ltd   Lagos Security Manager South

Staffing of security department - Lagos, Ibadan and Iseyin

Coordinated the formation of all armed protocol security teams.

Carried out Security Survey & Audit for most BATN facilities

Conducted all security inductions for BTAN new employees.

Oct 2001 - June 2002           British American Tobacco (Nig)Ltd     Lagos Chief Security Officer, Lagos

Acted as Country Security Manager (while Country Security Manager & Directors were away at Cotonou during 2002 Lagos  Idi-Araba Community crisis)

Led other CSO’s to conduct a nation-wide security review for GBNL outlets. Prepared and presented the review report to BATN MD.

Prepared and presented several security inductions for over 50 management staff

Jan 2001 - October 2001       Ace Cop Security Company (Nig) Ltd Lagos Admin Manager (Seconded to Ops as Protocol Commander)

Worked as protocol commander for BATN (Lagos)

Worked as a Protocol Commander for British Airways Crew (Lagos)

Jan 2000 - Dec 2000          DSC Nig Ltd (IT Consulting)               Lagos
Marketing Officer

Coordinated the bid and implementation process for National Assembly IT equipment installations on behalf of DSC.

Sept 1998 - Dec 1999    Industrial and General Insurance Ltd    Lagos Field Marketing Officer

Sold insurance products worth over N5million (cumulative) in a year

Coordinated team activities and training for new team members


May 1997 - June 1998                  Binez Hotels, Aba Assistant Auditor (National Youth Service Corp - NYSC) Assisted the Hotel Auditor to carry out routine and mandatory audit tasks


2010 Lagos Business School Lagos 
Senior Management Programme (SMP)

2006 - 2008 University of Lagos Lagos
Master of Managerial Psychology

1991/2 - 1996 University of Nigeria Nsukka
B.Sc. (Hon) Banking & Finance

1984/5 - 1990 Government College Ughelli
West Africa Exam Council Senior School Certificate

Professional Qualifications

2014 Georgetown University                  USA
Certificate in Security Leadership

2004 ASIS International                        USA
Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

2003- 2004 University of Lagos           Lagos
Dip. Criminal Justice and Administration

2003 Office of Govt Commerce               UK
Certified Project Personnel (CPRP)- PRINCE2 (Stage 1)

2001 - 2002 Fed College of Education   Lagos
Advanced Certificate in Security Management


Professional memberships

Two-term Chapter Chair (Chapter Chief Executive Officer), Chapter 206 Nigeria Lagos (2011 & 2012)

Fellow Nigeria Institute of Industrial Security (NIIS)

Member Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM


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