Kola Olugbodi currently serves as the CEO of Background Check International (BCI), the pioneers of the full service background screening industry in Nigeria. BCI was duly incorporated 21st of July, 2004. BCI is also the first African member of the prestigious Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), based in USA. BCI is out to minimize fraud and dishonesty, and instead to restore high standards of integrity and moral decency in corporate governance and daily living through apt background screening services, qualitative Due Diligence and apt Risk Solutions across Africa. Kola pioneered and coordinates the African Alliance group for background screening firms across Africa. He is a Professional Researcher who trained as a Demographic Statistician. A 1988 graduate of Demography & Social Statistics of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Kola is a member of the following: • The International Committee of the National Associational of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), USA. • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), USA • The Nigeria Institute for Industrial Security (NIIS) • Association of Christian Investigators (ACI) • An alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), US Dept. Of State, USA Part of Kola’s professional exposure was as a consultant statistician on census for Nigeria Population Commission (NPC) during the 1991 National Census, after which he got involved in the Nigerian financial and banking industry. Before joining BCI, Kola was the MD/CEO of Josh Cyrus, a Human Capital development firm. Kola is widely travelled as a public speaker that has facilitated and attended several seminars, workshops and courses in business related and motivational topics.see more