Mr. Lasaki holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Masters of Business Administration (MBA-Finance) from Rutgers University and Rutgers Graduate School of Management, New Jersey, USA respectively. He is also a graduate of advanced Management programme (AMP) of Lagos Business School (LBS)

 He started his banking career with Citibank, New York where he worked briefly before joining ICON Limited (Merchant Bankers) in 1983. In the course of his banking career he held various positions in Devcom Merchant Bank and Equitorial Trust bank Limited. His banking career culminated in his appointment as the managing director of Devcom Merchant Bank and the Executive Director of NAL Merchant bank in 1991 and 2000 respectively. He also worked briefly as the Pioneer Executive Director of Globacom Ltd in charge of sale and Marketing.

Mr. Lasaki is the founder and currently the Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Portfolio Ltd (A member of Nigerian Stock Exchange)