Mr. Aluko’s background is in commercial banking, principally in Nigeria and punctuated by on-the-job attachments and training stints in England. The long career with Barclays Bank, which later became Union Bank, progressed through the ranks to senior management level and he subsequently worked with three other banks in Nigeria and The Gambia at Board level in both executive and non-executive capacities. He served as Member of Council, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria between 1993 and 1995 before moving to the United Kingdom where he was Associate Director with JCE Consulting Associates UK, a private consultancy firm. Mr. Aluko is presently a freelance business consultant in investment banking and finance.

He studied banking with IFS University College, Canterbury, Kent, U.K, now known as London Institute of Banking & Finance, and is an alumnus of Manchester Business School where he completed the Commercial Banking Course. He attended several other professional courses during his banking career. Mr. Aluko is also presently serving as Non-Executive Director on the boards of Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc and Wise Health Services Limited.