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.
Olukorede Adenowo (K.O) is Executive Director, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria (SCBN) Ltd.
He is the Head of Global Banking for Nigeria, responsible for driving and implementing the bank’s business strategy for its Corporate and Institutional Clients.
He also currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Standard Chartered Bank Gambia.
Prior to his appointment, he served as Chief Executive Officer for Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) The Gambia with dual responsibility for SCBs business in Senegal.
He has also been a Non-Executive Director of SCB Sierra Leone from 2014 to 2020.
K.O has a total of 33 years post-university experience in Banking, Finance and Consulting.
In his penultimate role as Africa Co-Head Financial Institutions and Public Sector business for SCB, K.O provided strong leadership in building and managing key strategic FI relationships across West Africa. He worked closely with several Banks and Governments across the region i.e. Cameroon, Gabon, Senegal, Ghana, and most recently Nigeria in advising them on accessing international capital markets and ultimately improving the banks visibility in Public Sector for business success and growth in an increasingly stringent regulatory environment.
He has served as Managing Director, Origination and Client Corporates for Standard Chartered Bank, West Africa 4, Deputy Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank Cameroon and Director in Wholesale Bank in Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria.
He was appointed the first Regional Head of Global Corporates for Standard Chartered Africa where he led the Africa Multinational business. He was a founding staff of SCB Nigeria and has held other positions in Standard Chartered Bank Group in the last 20 years. He has worked in Société Générale Bank Nigeria and Deloitte Nigeria, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990.
An Economist turned Chartered Accountant; he was appointed Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Institute Accountants of Nigeria in 2000.
He is an alumnus of INSEAD and Said Business School of Oxford University where he had management training in Leadership and holds an MBA from the Lagos Business School.
He is married to Olajumoke and they have two children.
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.
‘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.
Rachael Asonibare was appointed Chief Operating Officer on 1st of July 2016. As Chief Operating 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.
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.
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.
Dayo Aderugbo is the Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria. 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.
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.
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 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 was appointed Head, Governance 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.
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.
Sola Mabadeje is Head, Legal and Company Secretary for Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited.
In her role as Head, Legal, she is responsible for the strategic identification, mitigation and management of legal risks for the Bank. As Company Secretary, she is responsible for ensuring that proper corporate governance structures are in place and that the Bank complies with statutory and regulatory requirements in Nigeria.
She is a seasoned legal professional with over 20 years’ experience and has advised financial institutions and large corporations on complex legal matters, commercial and capital market transactions and corporate governance issues. Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited in 2018, Sola was the Corporate Governance Executive at Old Mutual Nigeria, where she led the Legal, Compliance and Company Secretarial teams from 2014 to 2017. Her career within the financial services industry started in 2002 when she joined Ecobank Nigeria Limited. She later moved to Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited in 2009, where she rose to deputise for and acted as Head, Legal and Company Secretariat before her departure in 2014.
Sola graduated with a Law degree from the University of Buckingham and received her Master’s degree from the University of London. She is called to the Nigerian Bar.
Ayodeji Adelagun is Head, Financial markets, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria (SCBN) Ltd.
Prior to his appointment, he was Executive Principal/Head, Fixed Income Trading at Standard Chartered Bank, West-Africa. His banking experience of over 20 years cuts across Financial markets, Banking Operations, Securities Trading, Foreign Exchange Trading, Asset & Liability Management, Commercial Banking, Product Development, Portfolio Management, Risk management and Credit.
He is a graduate of Economics from University of Ilorin, Nigeria; holds an MBA from the prestigious Lagos Business School (LBS) and an Alumnus of IESE business School, Executive Management Programme. He has also attended executive management training at INSEAD. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and ACI Financial Markets Association.
He joined Standard Chartered Bank in August 2007 as Head, Rates & Credit Trading and was tasked with the responsibility of setting up the Rates & Credit desk. He has ensured the optimal performance of the team, enhanced trading liquidity and good risk management practices. He has also been actively involved in the development of both local and regional markets in the introduction of Primary Market Dealerships as well as products development across our Africa franchise in Zambia and Ghana.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, Deji worked with the Banking Operations, Commercial Banking and Treasury units of Access Bank Plc. He joined First Securities Discount House Limited (FSDH) now FSDH Merchant bank in 2003 where he was the pioneer bond dealer and was responsible for setting up and running the bond trading desk. Whilst in FSDH Merchant Bank, he successfully led his desk to be the largest contributor to the bank’s performance.
Ayodeji is a fellow of the Financial Markets Dealers Association (FMDA). He also led bond dealers’ workgroup on the introduction of benchmark bonds in Nigeria.
He is a passionate financial literacy advocate and a guest lecturer at the Lagos Business School (LBS) where he teaches full-time MBA students on bonds.
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