Mrs. Grace Ademola
Head, Retail Credit, Standard Chartered Bank.
Grace Ademola is the Head of Retail Credit Risk Management, responsible for the management of processes, policies and credit culture in West Africa Cluster to support growth of lending in Retail and Business Banking, Standard Chartered Bank. She joined the bank in 2011.
She is a seasoned banker with over 20 years banking experience across various functions in Operations, Financial Control, Credit, Marketing, Retail and Business Banking Loans - with experience and knowledge of product development, policy formulation, sales, risk management.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered Bank, she was the Head of Retail Risk Management in United Bank for Africa (UBA). She joined UBA in 1994 and prior to this role in UBA, she was the Head, Consumer Loan portfolio with emphasis on asset quality, product mix that ensures the bank grows its position of leadership and dominance in the consumer lending space. She also received the coveted Best Risk Staff Award at the bank's CEO 2010 Award.
She is a Senior Associate Member, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. She holds an MBA with marketing specialization from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Diploma in Customer Service from the Customer Service Training Institute of the Rockhurst University, USA. She enjoys reading various types of good literature and loves to take the opportunity to travel particularly to places she has never been before. She loves cooking. She is a member of the Lagos Country Club.