The Executive Council is a 12 member group of experienced professionals duly elected (at an AGM) by members and entrusted with the obligation to conduct the affairs of the Association according to its constitution.

The current members are:

Dr. Jude Monye


Ag. Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Bank Ltd

Dr. Jude Monye joined Heritage Bank as the Executive Director, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Risk Officer in April 2015. Prior to this appointment, he was the Chief Risk Officer of Wema Bank Plc. He had also at various times served as the Risk Officer and Chief Risk Officer at Citibank Nigeria and Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank) respectively.

He has over 23 years' experience covering relationship management, credit risk management, control & Audit, financial control and business development. He was also the hedge fund administrator at State Street Bank and Trust Corporation, Toronto, Canada.

He is a graduate of University of Nigeria, Nsukka with Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Masters Degrees in Managerial Psychology (University of Ibadan) and Projects Management (Schulich Business School, York University, Canada), he also has an MBA from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a member of the Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC), Toronto, Canada, Global Association of Risk Professional, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria, Institute of Credit Administration and Honorary, Member Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

Mr Joshua Uwedinisu Kehinde

1st Vice President

Head Market Risk, ZenithBank Plc

Mr Joshua Uwedinisu currently serves as the Group Head, Market & Liquidity Risk Management of Zenith Bank Plc. He worked as a Senior Market Risk Analyst in Standard Chartered Bank before Joining Zenith Bank in 2008. Prior to joining Standard chartered, He had worked with both United Bank for Africa and Standard Trust Bank in various functions (Spanning; Finance and Banking Operations).

He is a fine professional with over 17 years banking experience out of which upward of 12 years is in the risk management functions.

He holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) and BSc Accounting with First Class Honors from the University of Benin. He is also a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (FCA); Member of Global Association of Risk Professional, Senior Associate, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria, and an Associate Member of Institute of Cost Management of Nigeria (AICMN).

Mr Kola Ajimoko

2nd Vice President

ED/ Operations & IT, Access Bank Plc, Ghana

Mr Kola Ajimoko is the Group Head Risk Management Subsidiaries Access Bank plc - Prior to this he was the group head operational risk Access Bank Plc. Mr. Kola has reasonable years of experience in the banking sector and has worked top notch banks like CITI Bank Nigeria. Mr. Kola hold a BSC in Account and is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

Mr Olaniyi Olalemi


Chief Audit Executive, Unity Bank Plc

Mr. Olaniyi Olalemi is an Economics graduate from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State with second class upper division and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountant Nigeria (ICAN). He trained with a firm of chartered Accountants between 2001 and 2003 working on client sites on outsourced Internal Audit service. He later joined the defunct National Bank of Nigeria Limited where he had a stint in credit and marketing function and worked as Process Control and Internal Audit officer under the Head Office Inspection Department between 2003 and 2005. Before joining Skye Bank Plc in 2006, Olaniyi trained with Rhythex Consulting (a firm of Information Security and Audit Assurance between late 2005 and 2006). He Joined Skye Bank Plc as Information Systems Auditor and audited various units within the IT, E-business and HR Departments. He led the project for the Development of the Bank's Information Security Policy and also contributed in no small measure to the bank's fraud policy. He was part of the establishment of Revenue Assurance Department which he later headed before he left the employment of Skye Bank in 2009. Mr. Olalemi is presently the Chief Audit Executive at Unity Bank Plc.

Ms. Laurine Ubanozie

Deputy Treasurer

Relationship Manager, Ace Depository Nigeria Global Limited

Laurine Ubanozie is a Business Developer with a knack for marketing. She holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration, Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Certificate of Merit in International Humanitarian Law and Law of Armed Conflict with United Nations Institute for Training and Research. She is currently undergoing an MBA course with the University of South Wales.

She started her career as a Banker with Access Bank Plc. before joining the management team of Cashville Group from August 2003 - February 2011, where she rose to the position of Business Development Manager. She also held the position of a Senior Executive/Lead, Business Development at IGPES, one of the leading ingenious Oil and Gas servicing company (upstream operations) for four years before joining the management of Ace Depository Nigeria Global Limited as the Relationship Manager.

A consummate strategist and self-assured marketer, she facilitated training in Collateral / Risk management under Structured Trade Finance for various Financial Institutions in Nigeria. She is a philanthropist, A Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Foundation, Rotary International and serves on the board of Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metro with several merit awards.

Mrs. Omotayo Adeola

General Secretary

MD/CEO, RESTORIUM Capital Limited

Mrs. Omotayo Adeola is a Certified Risk Analyst, Fellow of the Wimboard Institute, Pension Institute of Nigeria and the Portfolio Management Institute; a Certified Dealer of the Financial Markets Dealers Association, Senior Associate of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria, an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and an authorized dealing Clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. She is also a member of the Risk Management Sub-committee of the Bankers committee on Basel II Accord framework and implementation in 2004.

A versatile and well exposed Investment Banker; Mrs. Adeola began her career with Icon Limited (Merchant Bankers) and has gathered over 25 years’ experience in Investment banking; originating, structuring and executing complex transactions, Treasury Management, Securities Trading (including Fixed Income and Equities), Business Development, Risk Management, Compliance, Advisory, Asset and Wealth Management. Mrs. Omotayo Adeola is the CEO and founder of Restorium Capital Limited.

Mr. Kehinde Dada

Financial Secretary

Head Risk Measurement Department, UBA Plc

Kehinde Dada is a graduate of Economics, University of Ibadan. He is a chartered Accountant and a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He is also a Level 3 candidate in the CFA Programme. Kehinde has worked with several financial institutions including Diamond Bank, Bank PHB and Citibank. He currently heads the Risk Measurement Department of UBA Plc.

Mr. Ikemefuna Ezennia

Assistant General Secretary

Team Lead, Business Support, Union Bank Plc

Ikemefuna Ezennia started his banking career with Fidelity Bank Plc and has in the past fourteen years also worked in various risk management capacities and managerial functions in Zenith Bank Plc, UBA Plc, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc and currently Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. These capacities include (but not limited to) Legal Services, Credit Risk Management, Collateral Administration and Custodial Services, Credit Operations Risk Support, Credit Under-writing of Corporate and Commercial Credits, Credit Evolution/initiation Champion, as well as Business Support and Credit Recovery. While in the employment of Zenith Bank Plc, he was appointed and did serve as both member and Secretary to that Bank's Basel II Accord Framework and Implementation Compliance Committee. He is in addition, a legal risk management expert with experience in de-risking securitized assets and identifying, managing and mitigating liabilities and risks arising therefrom. He holds a Master’s Degree in Law with focus on Secured Credit and International Economic Law. He is also the holder of Bachelor of Law Degrees (LL.B, BL) and is currently undergoing a course of study to become a Chartered Arbitrator with the Institute of Chartered Arbitration of United Kingdom.

Dr. Gregory Jobome


Executive Director/Chief Risk Officer, Access Bank Plc

Gregory is the Chief Risk Officer of Access Bank Plc, a position he has held since 2010. He holds a First Class degree in Economics, an MBA with Distinction, and an MSc and PhD in Economics & Finance from Loughborough University in the UK. He also holds several professional certifications in Risk Management.

He has over 23 years work experience obtained with Access Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, University of Liverpool Management School and Manchester Business School.

He has attended numerous training sessions on Risk Management and Strategy with international organizations such as Harvard Business School, London Business School, Institute of International Finance, Euromoney, Commerzbank, GARP, among others.

He was the President of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) between 2012 and 2015, and an Honorary Senior member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He has served as facilitator for Risk Management and Governance courses for various training organizations such as FITC, RIMAN and ICAN among others.

Mr. Magnus Nnoka


Chief Risk Officer, Coronation Merchant Bank

Mr Nnoka has over 20 years' experience in the banking sector that cut across banks and core areas of Treasury, Branch Management/ Operations and Enterprise Risk Management where he has spent over 15 years and developed expertise in different areas of risk management. He has worked and held Senior Management positions at Banks like Equitorial Trust Bank, Diamond Bank Plc, Standard Chartered Bank of Nigeria, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc where he was the Deputy General Manager in Risk Management Directorate and currently in Coronation Merchant Bank where he is the Chief Risk Officer.

He holds a first degree in Economics, MBA in Marketing and Masters of Risk Management. He is as well an Alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School Senior Management Programme. Magnus is a registered member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals and Business Continuity Institute UK; Fellow, The Institute for Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Professionals and Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management. He was at different times 2nd and 1st National Vice-President of RIMAN.

A Certified Trainer, Magnus has attended various professional, management and leadership courses both locally and off shore and spends spare time to facilitate risk management Programs at different professional training centres.

Mr. Adesoji Olasoko

Publicity Secretary

Head, CIBB & CRM, Access Bank Plc

Adesoji Olasoko is the group head Credit Risk Management – Corporate & Investment Banking Division Access Bank Plc. He Hold a BSc in Petroleum Engineering and Masters In Business Administration.

The Executive Council is a 12 member group of experienced professionals duly elected (at an AGM) by members and entrusted with the obligation to conduct the affairs of the Association according to its constitution.

The Current Executive Council Members

2016/2017 Executive Council Members

  1. President: Dr Jude Monye, Ag. Managing Director/CEO, Heritage Bank Plc 
  2. Vice Predident I: Mr Joshua Unwedinisu. Group Head Market Risk, Zenith Bank Plc
  3. Vice President II: Mr Kola Ajimoko  Executive Director, Risk Management, Access Bank Ghana, Access Bank Plc
  4. General Secretary: Mrs Omotayo Adeola, MD/CEO Restorium Capital Ltd
  5. Financial Secretary: Mr Kehinde Dada, Head Risk Measurement, United Bank of Africa (UBA) Plc
  6. Treasurer: Mr Olaniyi Olalemi, Unity Bank Plc
  7. Public Relations: Mr Adesoji Olasoko. Access Bank
  8. Assistant General Secretary: Mr Ezennia Ikemefuna, Union Bank Nigeria Plc
  9. Assistant Treasurer: Ms Laurine Ubanozie, Ace Global

2015/2016 Executive Council Members

  1. President: Dr Jude Monye, Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Heritage Bank Ltd
  2. Vice President I: Mr Felix Aremo, Chief Risk Officer (CRO) Ecobank Plc
  3. Vice President II: Ms Olayimikah Soetan, Head Risk Governace, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc
  4. General Secretary: Mr Joshua Uwedinisu, Group Head Market Risk, Zenith Bank Plc
  5. Financial Secretary: Mrs Omotayo Adeola
  6. Treasurer: Mr Kola Ajimoko, Executive Director, Risk Management, Access Bank Ghana, Access Bank Plc
  7. Publicity Secretary: Mr GoodHope Idawu, Risk Management, Internal Control & Compliance Eczellon Capital
  8. Executive Secretary/CEO: Mr. Victor Olannye
  9. Ex Officio: Mr. Joel Owoade, Group Head Credit Monitoring
  10. Ex Officio: Mr. Magnus Nnoka, Deputy General Manager in Risk Management Directorate, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.
  11. Ex Officio: Mr. Innocent Omoboye, Head Operational Risk Management, First Bank Plc

Past Executive Council Members

  1. Dr. Gregory. Jobome, (President)
  2. Mr. Felix Aremo, (First Vice President)
  3. Mrs. Omotayo Adeola, (Second Vice President)
  4. Mr. Joshua Uwedinisu, (General Secretary)
  5. Mr. Charles Onyeoguzoro, (Financial Secretary)
  6. Mr. Kola Ajimoko, (Treasurer)
  7. Mr. GoodHope Idawu, (Publicity Secretary)
  8. Mr. Joel Owoade, (Ex Officio)
  9. Mr. Victor Olannye, (Executive Secretary/CEO)

2013/2014 Executive Council Members

    1. Dr. Gregory. Jobome, (President)
    2. Mr. Magnus Nnoka, (First Vice President)
    3. Mrs. Omotayo Adeola, (Second Vice President)
    4. Mr. Innocent Omoboye, (General Secretary)
    5. Mr. Charles Onyeoguzoro, (Financial Secretary)
    6. Mr. Idris Shittu, (Treasurer)
    7. Mr. Joshua Uwedinisu, (Publicity Secretary)
    8. Mr. Felix Aremo, (Director, Project Eagle)
    9. Mr. Joel Owoade, (Ex Officio)
    10. Mr. Victor Olannye, (Executive Secretary/CEO)

2012/2013 Executive Council Members

    • Dr. Gregory Jobome, (President)
    • Mr. Joel Owoade, (First Vice President)
    • Mr. Toye Sofayo, (Second Vice President)
    • Mr. Innocent Omoboye, (General Secretary)
    • Mr. Felix Aremo, (Asst. General Secretary)
    • Mr. Idris Shittu, (Treasurer)
    • Mrs. Omotayo Adeola, (Financial Secretary)
    • Mr. Joshua Uwedinisu, (Publicity Secretary)
    • Mr. Magnus Nnoka, (Ex Officio)
    • Mr. Segun Awofiranye, (Ex Officio)
    • Mr. Victor Olannye, (Executive Secretary/CEO)