Board of Directors
She holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration from The American University, Washington DC and became an international associate of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 1985.
She has over 28 years banking experience, having worked at Citibank, Ecobank, and United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA). She serves as a non-Executive Director on the board of UBA Group, is Chairperson of UBA MetLife, and was until 2010, an Executive Director at UBA.
Angela also serves on the board of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), where she serves as Chairperson of Teragro (Transcorp’s agriculture business subsidiary).
(Group Managing Director/CEO)
He holds a First Class B.Sc. (Hons.) Degree in Civil Engineering (1986) from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife and an Executive MBA (1998) from the International Graduate School of Management Barcelona.
Prior to joining UBA Plc in 2006, he was the Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Universal Trust Bank Plc. He started his career at Arthur Andersen where he qualified as a chartered accountant.
He has had an illustrious banking career, spanning over 25 years, during which he has held senior roles in Marketing and Relationship Management, Treasury Management, Currency Trading and Investment Banking. He played various key roles within UBA such as Director, Strategy and Business Transformation; Director, Corporate and Investment Bank; Regional Bank Head, Ikeja Bank; and CEO, UBA Africa. Prior to this new role, he was in charge of the commercial banking business of UBA covering the Southern Nigeria region.
He holds a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Ilorin and an MBA from IESE Business School Barcelona; MPA from Harvard Kennedy School Cambridge; and M.Sc. from Johns Hopkins University, USA. He is currently conducting research in the area of public communications at the American University’s School of Communication, USA.
He is a professional banker, having spent over two decades in various roles in the banking industry, including retail and investment banking. Chika is the Chief Executive Officer of Accender Africa in Washington D.C.
Chika is an active participant in capital markets. He first registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1991 and has since managed and executed several landmark transactions in sub-Saharan Africa.
He holds a first class degree in Economics from the University of Port Harcourt and an MBA in Financial Management from the University of Lagos. He has also received executive management training at IMD Switzerland, Lagos Business School and Harvard Business School.
He has 28 years experience in the financial services industry, and has strong leadership skills. He was the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Continental Trust Bank until 2004. He was also an Executive Director at Standard Trust Bank (now UBA Plc).
Ambassador J.K. Shinkaiye
He holds a B.Sc. in Sociology from the University of Lagos. He has attended several workshops, seminars and short training programmes as both participant and resource person.
He has over three decades work experience in the public sector, serving in different roles, including Nigeria High Commissioner, London and Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He has also served in different committees as Chairman, Administrative, Budgetary and Financial Committee and Member of the Group that drafted OAU’s response to unconstitutional change of Governments in Africa.
She holds a B.Com from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and an MBA in Corporate Finance from the Loyola University, Chicago. She also has the CPA (USA) designation.
Stella has diverse experience in the capital markets industry and financial services sector having played a key role in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Chicago; she has headed the market supervisory function of CMA Kenya; Chaired, East African Securities Regulatory Authorities; served as Chief Executive of the Capital Markets Authority, Kenya; Member of Vision 2030 Delivery Board Kenya; Member of National Economic and Social Council of Kenya and Fellow of Africa Leadership Initiative East Africa, as well Aspen Global Leadership Network.