Dr. Gamaliel Oforitsenere Onosode is the founding President of the Association of Pension Fund and Investment Managers (now Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers). He is an alumnus of University College Ibadan (now University of Ibadan) where he graduated with a B.A (Hons) Classics having won many departmental and faculty prizes.
His professional and working career span both the private and public sectors. He was at various times, with Commonwealth Development Corporation as management trainee and executive assistant to the Regional Controller, Asst. General Manager Nigeria Housing Development Society Ltd., (now Federal Mortgage Bank) Asst. General Manager NIDB, Chairman and Chief Executive NAL Merchant Bank Plc. He has been and is still both a Chairman and a director of many business enterprises and philanthropic organizations. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and formerly, Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of governing Council, University of Uyo and the University of Lagos. He is an ordained Baptist Deacon and he is married with children. He was also awarded Honorary Doctor of Science by the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and the University of Benin. He is a fellow of APFN.