Grace Oforiokuma is the Chief Financial Officer for Charlie Goldsmith Associates (CGA). Based in the United Kingdom, Grace has also worked in the U.S., South America and West Africa.
She has extensive experience working in the education and health sectors. This includes serving as Financial Controller at the Education Development Trust (previously CfBT Education Trust), a non-profit organisation providing education services in the UK and internationally.
Grace later worked as CFO at the multi-specialist Reddington Hospital Group, a private group of hospitals and clinics in Nigeria, providing strategic financial management of primary through tertiary healthcare services.
She subsequently returned to the UK and worked as Director of Finance/ CFO and Company Secretary for the Griffin Schools Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust with 12 schools delivering education services to over 9,000 pupils.
Prior to working with CGA, Grace provided leadership across Finance, HR, IT and Legal as the Finance & Corporate Resources Director/ Company Secretary for Mytime Active, a leisure, health & wellbeing organisation with over 40 sites across the UK. She initially joined CGA in October 2019 as a consultant, later joining the team as a permanent member of staff mid-2020.
A qualified CIMA accountant with an MBA from Henley Management College and Master of Science in Accounting & Finance from the University of Northampton, she is also a qualified Company Secretary with the Chartered Governance Institute. In addition, she holds an advanced certificate in health governance and a certificate in business valuations.