About Candidate




Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

Graduated with a merit. Modules passed include Modelling & Analysis for Management, Strategic Advantage, Economics & Business Environment, International Business, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, Management of Change, Entrepreneur & New Venture Creation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Accounting & Financial Management, Marketing, and Strategy & Practice. Dissertation topic: Promoting Gender Equality and Financial Inclusion for Nigerian Women


Bachelor of Science in Geography and Planning

Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria

Graduated with a 2nd Class Degree (Lower Division)

Work & Experience


Senior Business Development Manager / Project Manager – Primary Markets, Listings Business

April 29, 2019 - December 8, 2021
The Nigerian Exchange Group (Nigerian Stock Exchange)

• Managed the development of capital markets transformational projects for NGX’s listings business (such as Growth Board, SPACs) resulting in increase in new client participation, revenue and improvement in time to market for listings by 172%, 62% and 67% respectively. • Led end-to-end delivery of business requirements using agile and predictive approaches. Forecasted, defined, and managed the requirements effort including cost and timelines. • Identified, validated, and documented current state processes and collaborated with the capital market business community and other stakeholders to design the desired future state. • Supported complex business processes by ensuring the accuracy of business requirements documentation during projects, thereby mitigating frequent changes and ultimately reduce cost. • Demonstrated ability to enable high-profile initiatives and drive the integration of requirements into operations through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.


Head, Product and Segments, Personal Banking

October 7, 2013 - October 22, 2017
Access Bank Plc

• Led the product management function (following business merger), and managing product roadmap for new business opportunities, working with development teams, creating documentation & product requirements tools, supporting product release cycle using Agile. • Served as the businesses nominated Scrum Master or Project Manager on several high priority and transformation projects (such as Access REAL loyalty program, W – Initiative) adopting both agile and predictive methodologies. • Collaborated with remote teams, partners and vendors on design, development, testing and implementation of solutions while ensuring that business & technical requirements are met. • Engaged with various stakeholders & subject matter experts across audit, IT, operations, risk, etc. in the roll-out of new products to ensure alignment to standards & regulatory requirements.


Senior Product Manager, Personal & Business Banking

December 1, 2008 - May 13, 2013
Stanbic IBTC Bank (Standard Bank Group)

• Redesigned the product development processes for the Personal and Business Banking business, identifying opportunities for reducing time-to-market, increasing efficiency and optimizing value. • Delivered large scale initiatives/projects using Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) while ensuring that developers adhere to the solutions’ business/technical requirements, using agile methods to ensure faster time to market and MVP delivery. • Led the design and implementation of business transformation projects across transactional products and digital platforms including mobile platforms, in-branch kiosk, and ATM channels. • Drove stakeholder interactions with business units and relationship managers to identify and analyze complex issues, problems, and opportunities for new or enhanced product features.



The Access Bank CEO Award – In recognition for product innovation of the year

 Development and launch of The W Initiative – Access Bank’s gender diversity program.  Increased the growth of female banking clients from 14% to 35% in 18 months.  The W Initiative has gone on to achieve several noteworthy and global accolades i.e., Global Banking Alliance Women’s Market Champion Award in 2017, CBN Excellence in Women Economic Empowerment Award in 2017 and 2019, Women in Marketing and Communications Female Friendly Bank of the Year Award in 2018, National Council for Women Society Nigeria Dedication to Women Entrepreneurship Award for 2018, among others.

Standard Bank Africa / Center for Creative Leadership Strategic Leadership Prize

 Development of a seamless on-boarding process for new-to-bank private clients that improved customer experience and achieved key business metrics:  The solution reduced account dormancy (by 20%), improved product cross-sell, Increased Net Promoter Score & grew Private Banking revenues (from $10.7m to USD$35m) in 6 months

2010 Standard Bank PBB Africa – In recognition for product innovation of the year

 Development and implementation of The Blue Save and Blue Cash solution.  The Blue Save solution awarded a $2million grant from the EFInA/Bill & Gates Foundation.  Obtained the 1st CBN regulatory license – mobile payment (Blue Cash)  Over 250,000 retail customers signed up within 6 months after launch in Nigeria.  Project was successfully replicated in 6 other Sub-Saharan African Countries.

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