Management Committee

Lamin Manjang

Lamin Manjang - Managing Director/CEO

Lamin Manjang is the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited, where he supports the execution of Standard Chartered Group’s strategic intent in Nigeria. He represents the bank on various boards in Africa; as well as leading as a Senior Banker on key relationships.

Lamin joined Standard Chartered Group in 1999 and has over the past 20 years in the Bank, built up extensive experience providing strategic direction in various capacities including CEO for Kenya and East Africa and CEO in Oman, Uganda and Sierra Leone.

Lamin provides leadership by delivering an integrated plan across the business and balancing strategy, financial performance, people and talent, risk management, business conduct, governance and stakeholder management. His deep knowledge of the African market, strong client and regulatory relationships, and broad banking experience drives the continued strengthening of the Bank’s franchise in the region.

Prior to joining the bank, he was the Managing Director of Gambia International Airlines where he drove record business performance.

Lamin Manjang has over 30 years professional experience and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA), a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA). He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) as well as a Certified Credit Analyst.

Lamin is married with children.

David Idoru

David Idoru - Head, Retail Banking

David Idoru is the Head of Retail Banking, Nigeria based in Lagos, Nigeria.
He provides leadership to the Retail Banking Business through developing and driving the Retail Banking strategy. His main focus is on delivering superior financial performance, people development, franchise development and customer engagement.

Prior to his current role, David was the Head, Retail Banking Kenya and East Africa. He worked as the Group Program Director, SCB Way based in Singapore and previously as the General Manager, Integrated Distribution, East Africa (Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania) for 4 years, responsible for Branch Banking, mobile, online banking & contact centers, based in Nairobi-Kenya. He was promoted to the regional role in Kenya from Uganda where, he was the General Manager for the Distribution Channels in Uganda based in Kampala.

David has worked for Standard Chartered Bank in four countries (Uganda, United Kingdom, Kenya and Singapore).

David holds a MBA (Herriot Watt University-Scotland) and Bachelor of Commerce (Makerere University Kampala – Uganda).

In his private time David enjoys watching soccer, going to the gym, jogging, reading and spending time with his family. He is married with four kids.

Olusiji Adeyinka

Olusiji Adeyinka - Head, Compliance

‘Siji Adeyinka is the Head of Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer for Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria (SCBN) Ltd. and has occupied this position since 2011.

Before joining the Bank, Siji was the Group Head of Internal Control and Compliance/ Chief Compliance Officer in First City Monument Bank (FCMB). Prior to that, he worked in various senior roles in Operations (Trade Services, Domestic Operations and Funds Transfer) at FCMB before becoming the Group Head of Operations and Technology. He also worked in Citibank Nigeria in the Financial Control Department where he commenced his banking career. Before banking, he started his career in PricewaterhouseCoopers as an external auditor and rose to the position of an Audit Senior.

In SCBN, he is responsible for managing the regulatory and Compliance risk for the bank. As the Head of Compliance, he also is responsible for managing the Financial Crimes Risk (Anti-Money Laundering/Combating the financing of terrorism, Anti-Bribery and corruption and also Sanctions risks).

Siji is a graduate of Economics from the University of Wolverhampton, UK and has 25 years banking experience. He is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and a Fellow of the Compliance Institute of Nigeria (CIN). He is also an Honorary senior member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Nigeria (HCIB).

He was Vice Chairman of the Committee of Chief Compliance Officers of Banks in Nigeria (CCCOBIN) a body responsible for promoting interface and cooperation between banks and regulators.

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Rachael Asonibare - Chief Information Officer

Rachael Asonibare was appointed Acting Chief Information Officer on 1st of July 2016. As Chief Information Officer, Rachael is responsible for formulating and executing the technology and service delivery strategy as well as maintaining the operational & infrastructure capability for the franchise.

Rachael joined Standard Chartered in 1999 and has been instrumental in the establishment and development of the bank’s technology infrastructure. Until her most recent role of Head, Country Technology Management, she had undertaken various senior management roles within the Information & Technology at country and regional levels contributing significantly to successful delivery of major business transformation and regulatory projects.

Rachael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, an MBA from University Of Lagos and Diploma in Communication Networks from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA. She is a certified project management professional, a member of the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) and the Information Technology Standards Council of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

She has 24 years of work experience, and has worked with Nigeria Shippers’ Council as a Senior System Analyst prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank in 1999. She is happily married with children.

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Mobola Faloye - Chief Risk Officer, Executive Compliance Officer & Head, Operational Risk

Mobola Faloye is the Chief Risk Officer and sits on the Board of Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited as Executive Director, Risk. She joined the Bank in May 2015. Mobola serves as a strategic enabler for the achievement of SCB’s business objectives; utilising qualitative and quantitative engines to optimise the risk/reward balance without compromising the Bank’s integrity and core standards.

Mobola has over 25 years’ proven management expertise and brings a wealth of experience to the banking and asset/fund management sectors. She has worked for various local and international financial institutions in dynamic Transaction Management and Risk Management roles. Prior to joining the Bank, she was the Chief Risk Officer & Head Enterprise-wide Risk Management Division of Guaranty Trust Bank, Nigeria – managing the implementation of an enterprise-wide risk management framework and putting in place infrastructure, policies, procedures, systems and awareness platforms. Some of her previous roles also include Associate Director, Credit Risk Management at Swiss Banking Corporation (now UBS AG), Senior Operational Risk Manager, Citibank UK and Global Head of Derivatives Documentation, Aberdeen Asset Management plc.

Mobola has been a Panellist and Speaker at various risk management conferences, is a member of both the Institute of Risk Management (UK) and the Risk Management Association of Nigeria, and runs risk management seminars for the Lagos Business School. She is also an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. In addition to her Bachelor’s and Post Graduate, she is an alumna of the Lagos Business School.

Mobola speaks French and is an avid Music aficionado.

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Sola Mabadeje - Head, Legal and Company Secretary

Sola Mabadeje is the Head of Legal and the Company Secretary for Nigeria. She also double hats as the Head of Legal, West Africa.

Sola has over 18 years of legal experience and has spent the majority of her legal career within the banking industry. She has worked with various international and local financial institutions including Old Mutual Nigeria, Standard Chartered Bank, and Ecobank Nigeria Limited.

In her most recent appointment with Old Mutual Nigeria, Sola led the Legal, Compliance, and Company Secretarial teams. Sola previously worked for Standard Chartered Bank for over five years from 2009 to 2014.

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators in Nigeria and a qualified Barrister at Law, having studied at The Nigeria Law School and The University of London, Queen Mary College in the United Kingdom.

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Leke Ogunlewe – Head, Global Banking

Leke assumed the role of Head, Banking in December 2016. Prior to this, he was the CEO of Standard Chartered Capital & Advisory Nigeria Limited, the Investment banking subsidiary of the SCB Group in Nigeria. He was also the Head of Corporate Finance, West Africa for Standard Chartered Bank Group with responsibility for Project Finance, Structured Trade Finance & Financial Solutions, Mergers & Acquisitions as well as Shipping & Aircraft Finance.

Leke has over 30 years’ experience covering Banking Operations, Corporate & Investment Banking, Energy Banking, Capital Markets, Project Finance as well as Financial Advisory Services. He was involved in several private and public capital market issues, mergers & acquisitions and a number of Project Finance exercises for major corporate and energy transactions.

His financial services experience covers telecommunications, upstream oil & gas projects, downstream energy, infrastructure development finance, petrochemicals as well as power projects.

Other experience includes roles in UBA Group as the Group Director - Energy & Structured Finance, MD - UBA Capital, Group Director – International Banking and Head of Corporate Banking for UBA Plc. Prior to this, he served as Head of Corporate Finance Department, Manufacturers Merchant Bank Ltd (now Fidelity Bank) and with NAL Merchant Bank Limited (Nigeria’s premier Investment Bank) in the Corporate Finance and International Operations Departments.

Leke holds a first and second degree in Economics and Business Administration respectively.

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Yetunde Oni - Head, Commercial Banking

Yetunde Oni was appointed as the Pioneer Head, Commercial Clients, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Ltd in September 2014 and reappointed Head Commercial Banking in 2017.

Her career began with a stint with the Prime Merchant Bank Treasury & Money markets Group from where she joined Ecobank Nigeria for 10 years and contributed extensively to the development of the Bank’s franchise across a wide spectrum of sectors within the Commercial Banking and Institutional Banking Groups.

With a career in the Banking and Financial Services Industry spanning 26 years, Yetunde joined Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria as a Senior Account Relationship Manager in the Local Corporates Segment in January 2005. She moved to the Apapa Branch where she double-hatted as the Wholesale Banking Branch Head whilst also successfully originating and developing the Bank’s Local Corporates Portfolio within the Apapa and Ogun State Region. She was subsequently appointed as the Head, Local Corporates in May 2010.

As Head, Local Corporates, Yetunde led the team in building a strong Local Corporates franchise through a strong focus on profitability, balance sheet optimisation and strategic client engagement. Through the Bank’s support, a number of clients within the portfolio were able to actualise their cross-border expansion goals and have now successfully grown their footprint beyond Nigeria to other countries in Africa, Asia & the Middle East.

In the current Commercial Banking role, Yetunde continues to lead the team in the execution of its strategic objectives of leveraging the Banks Trade, FX & Network capabilities to support the value chain of client businesses in key growth sectors.

Yetunde graduated from the University of Ibadan with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Economics and has attained several professional and Leadership certifications internationally and locally.

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Syed Khurrum Zaeem - Head, Transaction Banking

Syed Khurrum Zaeem is the Head of Transaction Banking for Nigeria. Khurrum joined this role in August 2014 and has over 22 years of diverse banking experience, comprising various facets of Whole Sale Banking, namely Relationship Management, Credit Portfolio Management, Loan Origination and Transaction Banking in various senior roles in multinational banks including Credit Agricole, ABN AMRO and Royal Bank of Scotland.

Before joining SCB Nigeria, Khurrum was previously the Managing Director & Head Transaction Banking in Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan, responsible for managing the Transaction Banking business in Pakistan, and has been with SCB since December 2010.

He has an MBA from the prestigious Institute of Business Administration Karachi in Pakistan. His is interested in Arts, Music and a keen sports enthusiast.

He is married to Yameeneh, has three daughters, and loves spending time with them.

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Dayo Aderugbo – Head, Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing

Dayo Aderugbo is the Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria and West Africa. She joined the bank in 2006.

Dayo has over 13 years’ experience in the banking industry spanning Legal, Compliance and General Management. She is responsible for executing the strategic agenda for Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing and supporting the businesses in achieving the ambitious growth targets. She is also responsible for embedding the sustainability, public affairs, external media and community engagement agenda in the West Africa cluster.

Prior to this role, Dayo worked as the Head of Corporate Affairs function and previously as a Manager in the Legal and Compliance function.

She is a lawyer by profession and holds a Bachelor of Law Degree with Honours from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and a Masters Degree in Corporate and Commercial Law from University College London, University of London.

She is a alumni of the SCB Africa Future Leaders Programme and the Emerging Leaders Programme.

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David Adepoju - Head, Financial Markets

David Adepoju is the Head of Financial Markets for Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited, a position he has held in substantive capacity since January 2011.Under his leadership, the business has achieved tremendous results with a strong foundation in spite of challenging economic conditions in recent periods.

David has over 15 years banking experience spanning Audit, Technology and Financial Markets. Prior to returning to Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria in 2011 as Head of Financial Markets and Co-Head of Wholesale Banking, he had responsibilities for Asset and Liability Management for the UAE and the wider Middle East region.

He has also held positions in Financial Markets across Africa and the UK and has broad experience across Trading, Asset & Liability Management, Market Risk, Capital Markets and Market Development.

Currently, he is the president of Financial Markets Dealers Association (FMDA), a very influential advocacy body on financial Markets. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Directors, Nigeria. He has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin and has attended Executive Management courses at INSEAD and Oxford.

David worked with Access Bank and First Securities Discount House before joining SCB Nigeria in 2004.

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Simpa Adaba – Head, Wealth Management

Simpa Adaba is the Head of Wealth Management for Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited, a position he has held since June 2016.

Simpa has over 17 years banking experience spanning Wealth Management, Financial Markets, Corporate and Commercial Banking, Audit, Controls and Operations. Prior to assuming his current role, he had responsibilities for Wealth Markets Products and Sales for Nigeria and West Africa where he is credited with delivering strong, consistent year on year growth and client treasury solutions to Commercial and Retail Clients over the last 7 years in spite of challenging economic conditions in recent periods across the sub-region.

He has also held positions in Financial Markets and has broad experience across Trading, Asset & Liability Management and Financial Market Sales.

He has a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Accounting from the University of Jos, Nigeria and has attended series of Leadership trainings.

Simpa worked with Fidelity Bank Plc before joining SCB Nigeria in 2003.

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Emeka Owoh -Head, Audit

Emeka Owoh is the Country Head of Audit, Nigeria; a position he assumed in January, 2017.

Emeka joined the Bank in August 2006 and has held various senior roles within the audit function across the Group.

Prior to this appointment, Emeka worked with the Commercial Banking (CB) Audit team based in Dubai and had previously served as the Acting Head of Audit for Nigeria before relocating to Dubai in January 2014.

Emeka holds a bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of Benin and is a Chartered Accountant with over 18 years work experience covering Internal Audit, External Audit and Financial Control in the Financial Services Industry and the Public Sector.


Nyokabi Florence – Head, Human Resources

Nyokabi Florence was appointed Head, Human Resources of Standard Chartered Nigeria in September 2018.

Nyokabi joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2014 as Head of HR for Kenya and East Africa and has helped deliver on the Bank’s priority for people and numerous HR projects in East Africa. Prior to joining SCB, she worked with KPMG as HR Director covering 6 countries in East Africa. Nyokabi joined KPMG from NIC, a regional Bank in East Africa.

Nyokabi is passionate about talent management and transforming organisation culture.

She holds a Masters Degree in Human Resources, and a BCom in Marketing, both from the University of Nairobi. She is a Member of the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and the Institute of HR Management (IHRM). In 2012, she was named by The EastAfrican as a Top 40 Under 40 Woman Professional in Kenya for her contribution to the HR profession.


Sridhar Subramaniam – Chief Operating Officer

Sridhar Subramaniam was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Standard Chartered Nigeria in June 2018.

Sridhar comes with over three decades of experience in financial services, including 26 years in Standard Chartered Bank. He has worked in multiple functions across different markets having lived and worked in Mumbai, Dubai and Singapore. Sridhar has worked in various leadership roles in his career ranging from Finance, Audit, Retail Banking Operations, Corporate & Institutional Banking Operations, Credit Operations, Company Secretariat, Financial Crime and Sanctions Investigations, and Transaction Banking. With a belief that People, Processes and Systems need to be customer centric and yet control oriented, Sridhar has driven major system and process enhancements and reviews from a business perspective including Payment Systems, Lending Systems, Finance Systems, AML and Sanctions Systems and Credit Operations Systems at Country, Regional and Group levels.

Sridhar is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Company Secretary and has earned a Masters in Business Administration from Henley Management College, UK. Sridhar is married with two children, both of whom live in Singapore. Sridhar enjoys reading inspirational and spiritual books, relishes listening to Bollywood and Indian classical music and loves watching cricket.

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Dayo Omolokun – Chief Financial Officer

Dayo Omolokun is the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, responsible for leading the Finance function in Nigeria. As an organisational leader and key member of senior management, he balances the responsibilities of stewardship with business partnership; constantly improving shareholder value through strategy execution and business risks mitigation. He also manages investor and key regulatory relationships.

Dayo is a seasoned finance and banking professional with over two decades of multi-functional and international experience in Africa, Middle East and UK markets. In his immediate past role as Director of Financial Integration and Change Management at Atlas Mara, Dayo managed aspects of the organisation’s strategy to achieve growth through mergers and acquisitions. Prior to this, he worked for Standard Chartered in various roles in Nigeria, UK, Botswana and Ghana, during which he made specific contributions to the growth of the business as Country Chief Financial Officer and executed a global acquisition and integration project at the Group Head Office. He has also been an Independent Consultant to African Development Bank on Non-Sovereign Operations (private sector investments). He trained with Arthur Andersen Nigeria (now KPMG Professional Services) rising to the position of Audit and Business Advisory Manager.

Dayo earned an Executive MBA from Cass Business School, City, University of London (UK), and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (Nigeria). He possesses chartered accounting and tax qualifications. He is married with children.


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