Mahmud Sulaiman

Business Development

Mahmud Sulaiman is an accomplished business development expert with a vast experience of over 17 years, specializing in strategy formulation, business process optimization, and market development. His professional journey commenced at GTBank, where he was part of the Public Sector Group, gaining valuable insights into customer relationship management and business development. He has actively led and participated in the implementation of various business process management systems for renowned organizations in both the public and private sectors, including the Industrial Training Fund.

Prior to joining GTPension, Mahmud served as the Regional Manager North at Pension Alliance Limited, leading the largest region comprising 19 locations, including the FCT, and overseeing a team of over 70 staff.2

Mahmud's educational background includes a bachelor's degree in agriculture technology from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Abuja, an MBA from the University of Aberdeen, UK, and a Master's in Islamic Finance Practice (MIFP) from the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Malaysia. He holds certifications as a PRINCE2 practitioner and is a member of prestigious organizations like the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) UK, Institute of Management Consultants (MIMC), and the Investment Foundations Certificate by the CFA Institute.

Mahmud’s wealth of experience is further augmented by the trainings he has received from leading institutions such as Phillips Consulting, Deloitte, H. Pierson, and Cranfield School of Management amongst others. He has also earned certifications in Adaptability & Resilience, Problem Solving and Business Strategy from McKinsey Black Leadership Academy’s Management Accelerator Program.