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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

Rachael Asonibare was appointed 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.

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.

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.

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.

Dayo Aderugbo is the Head of Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing of Standard Chartered Bank for Nigeria. She joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2006 and in her current role has management oversight and is responsible for promoting and protecting the Bank’s reputation through Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing activities in Nigeria and West Africa.

Dayo has over 17 years’ experience in the banking industry spanning Legal, Compliance, Company Secretarial and General Management.

She is responsible for devising and implementing the Brand and Marketing and Corporate Affairs strategy in support of the country and business agenda whilst serving to protect the reputation of the Bank. This covers the full spectrum of marketing and communications disciplines, including internal communication, media relations, sustainability, community engagement, public affairs, reputation risk management, client event management, marketing services/campaign management and digital channels.

Prior to this role, Dayo was the Head of Corporate Affairs and previously a Manager in the Legal and Compliance department.

She is an alumnus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife where she obtained a Law degree with Honours (LLB) and holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate and Commercial Law (LLM) from the prestigious University College (UCL), University of London. Dayo has also completed a Special Executive MBA from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management, UK.

Dayo is also a Fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), is an Honorary Member Chartered Institute of Bankers, Nigeria (CIBN) and is currently undergoing a PhD in Business Management.

She is married with a son and a daughter and enjoys travel, culture and people

Ibiyemi Okuneye is Head of Trade and Transaction Banking for Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria (SCBN).

A banker with over 20 years of experience, Ibiyemi is responsible for driving the Transaction Banking Strategy including Digitisation and Open Banking, Supply Chain Finance and Ecosystem Initiatives.

Prior to this appointment, she served as Head of Trade for Nigeria and as the Head of Sales for various clients’ segments including Franchise, International, Commodities & Agri and Local Corporates

She was Head, Correspondent Banking and Trade Products while at First City Monument Bank Limited. Her wealth of banking experience cuts across Corporate and Commercial Banking, Domestic, International and Treasury Operations, Risk Management, Projects and Change Management.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and an MBA from Warwick University, United Kingdom. Ibiyemi is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a Certified Project Manager and a Certified Agile Leader.

She is also an alumna of SCB Emerging Leaders Program and the Sibos Talent Accelerator Route (STAR) Program

Lanre Olajide is the Head of Wealth Management, Nigeria.

He joined Standard Chartered Bank in 2008, and has held senior roles in Branch Management, Investment Advisory, and Wealth Management.

Lanre started his banking career 21 years ago in Magnum Trust Bank (now Sterling Bank). He also worked in MBC International Bank and First Bank Plc before joining Standard Chartered Bank. His experience cuts across Commercial and Retail Banking, Credit, Sales, Branch Banking, Portfolio Management, Investment Advisory, and Wealth Management.

Lanre is responsible for implementing the Wealth Management strategy and driving the performance of Wealth products and services across all client segments. In addition to his core Wealth Management responsibilities, he also provides general oversight for the Retail Deposits, Debit Cards, and Mortgages business in Nigeria.

Prior to this appointment, he was the Head of Investment Strategy & Advisory, WM, Nigeria where he led the business to strong and consistent revenue growth over a 6-year period. Under his leadership, the Assets under Management (AUM) grew to over USD1bn and the Nigeria advisory business gained recognition as one of the biggest and best performing in the Africa, Middle East and Europe region.

Lanre holds a degree in Banking & Finance from the Enugu State University of Science & Technology. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Investment & Securities (ACSI), and a Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB). He is also an alumnus of the SCB Emerging Leaders Program, and has attended various wealth management trainings in the UAE and Singapore.

He is married with 2 children and his hobbies are playing scrabble, watching football, and reading.

Kwabena joined Standard Chartered, Nigeria in 2022 as Chief Risk Officer and Head of Operational Risk, West Africa. He has over 22 years’ experience in the financial sector having held other roles at Standard Chartered Ghana and Barclays Group across several countries in Africa and Indian Ocean. His previous roles held includes Chief Risk Officer Ghana, Chief Risk Officer Seychelles, Regional Credit Officer Johannesburg, Head of Wholesale Credit, Ghana and Head of Compliance, Seychelles amongst others.

Kwabena provides oversight of the enterprise-wide risks and leadership on risk issues, developing and maintaining risk management framework and fostering a strong risk culture across the organisation. He is responsible for enabling the efficient and effective governance of significant risks, and related opportunities for the Nigeria franchise and a strategic enabler in integrating risk management in the bank’s strategic initiatives.

Kwabena is passionate about developing talent and empowering young people. As a sponsor of Talent Market place, Kwabena was actively involved in promoting a talent sharing mindset among his peers, drives opportunity creation and encourages usage of the platform.

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