Dr. Ponle Henry Kareem is an accomplished professional in the fields of finance, accounting, and education. With a diverse educational background and extensive experience in the industry, he has made significant contributions to the academic and corporate sectors.
Ponle Henry Kareem was born on July 7th, 1974. He holds a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Banking and Finance from Near East University, Nicosia, which he obtained in 2023. Prior to his Ph.D., he earned a Master of Science (MSc.) in Accountancy from Imo State University, Owerri in 2016. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Financial Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, obtained in 2006, and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Accounting from Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma in 2004. Additionally, he has a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Management (Accounting Option) from the University of Calabar in 1999 and an Associate Degree in Accounting and Auditing from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin in 1997.
Ponle Henry Kareem is an active member of various professional organizations. He is a Fellow Member (FCE) of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria since 2022. He is also a Full Member of the Institute of Public Accountants, Australia since 2020, an Associate of the Institute of Financial Accountants, U.K since 2019, an Associate Member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria since 2005, and an Associate Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered) since 2003.
Throughout his career, Ponle Henry Kareem has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses in various academic institutions. He currently teaches at Near East University, Nicosia (as a research scholar), Rauf Dentaz University, Nicosia, and The University of Mediterranean Karpasia, Cyprus. He has instructed courses such as Advanced Theory of Finance, Principles of Accounting, Business Mathematics, Career Development Planning, Management Forecasting, Auditing, Oil & Gas Accounting, Company Law, and many more.
In terms of industry experience, Ponle Henry Kareem has held several key positions. He worked as a Regional Operations Manager at Nasco Group of Companies from 2013 to 2016, a Key Account Manager at Chi Limited, Lagos (TGI group) from 2010 to 2012, the Head of Marketing at Equinox Industries Nig Ltd from 2008 to 2009, a Field Sales Manager at Industrial Project International Nig. from 2006 to 2008, and a Depot Manager at Unilever Nig Plc from 2001 to 2003.
Ponle Henry Kareem has made significant contributions to the academic community through his research publications. His articles have been published in international refereed journals such as Energies and Transnational Journal of Economics, Finance, and Management. He has also published articles in national peer-reviewed journals like the Research Journal of Financial Sustainability Reporting.
In addition to his academic and professional achievements, Ponle Henry Kareem has actively participated in conferences related to his field of expertise. He attended the Diversity of Investment Conference organized by the Department of Business Administration at Knowledge University in Iraq in 2021 and the 13th Annual Banking and Finance Conference of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria in 2020.
With his extensive knowledge, experience, and passion for his field, Ponle Henry Kareem continues to make valuable contributions to academia, finance, and accounting. He is committed to sharing his expertise with students and professionals alike, driving innovation and excellence in these domains.