Henryson Hakeem Oladipo Balogun



::: Executive Director :::


Doherty & Runesson Limited


Born in the United Kingdom and named after his Great-grandfather, Mr. Balogun currently works at Tullo Marshall Warren (TMW) – one of Europe’s largest Direct Marketing agencies, he has an educational background in Law, Engineering, software engineering and Information Technology.


Most of Mr. Balogun, informative years were obtained in Nigeria, where he attended primary (The Fountain Primary School, Suru-lere, Lagos) and secondary (St Gregory’s College (RC) and Maryland C.S.S (RC) – Lagos) school. He subsequently moved on the Federal School of Arts and Sciences, Vitoria Island (FSS) where he obtained his “A” level.


Mr Balogun then, went to study Law at Lagos State University and moved back to the United Kingdom where he studied for a B.Sc in Industrial Systems and Business Management, he further moved on to study for a MSc Soft., Engineering and finally, LL.M International Commercial Law.


After leaving University Mr. Balogun worked and aided the conception of an online and web front company called Direct Intel Limited – (One of the first UK online Computer Games – Software and Console wholesaler’s) he was then later on outsourced to work at 3Com Europe in Hemel Hempstead as a Senior Web Developer where he headed the Sales Production team before moving to Sweden and the surrounding countries. He came back in August 2006 and by February 2007, started work for a Direct Marketing Company in Chelsea, where he is currently working.


Mr. Balogun, stems from the Trade Merchants’ family – The Doherty family in Nigeria (made prominent by his Great grand father also known as Prince of Merchant and philanthropist Josiah Henryson Doherty – one the first two indigenous members of Lagos Chambers of Commerce – in the early 1888, 1892 and 1897 followed by his Grandfather the nation builders and Philanthropist Chief T A Debayo Doherty – who prelude and aided the conception of the Lagos Stock Exchange).