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:

Mr. Magnus Nnoka CRM


Chief Risk Officer, Coronation Merchant Bank

Mr. Magnus 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. Kola Ajimoko CRM

1st Vice President

Chief Risk Officer of Subsidiaries, Access Bank Plc

Mr Kola Ajimoko is the Chief Risk Officer of 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).

Dr. Ezekiel Oseni CRM

2nd Vice President

Chief Risk Officer, Bank of Industry

Dr. Ezekiel Oseni, Ph.D. is the Chief Risk Officer of the Bank of Industry. He supervised the design and implementation of the Bank’s Enterprise-wide Risk Management (ERM) Framework in 2013. His unwavering devotion to implementing the ERM framework contributed to the Bank’s first ever rating of A- from a domestic rating agency (Agusto & Co.) in 2014. Under his watch as the Chief Risk Officer, the Bank in 2015 and 2016, was able to secure AA+ (nga) and Aa1 ratings from Fitch and Moody’s respectively.

In 2016, the Bank was able to move the domestic rating by Agusto & Co. to A+. He has been able to ensure the automation of most of the Credit and Risk Asset Management processes in the Bank. He was the pioneer Head of Internal Control and Audit Division.. He saw to the affairs of the Division for eight years before he was transferred to Risk Management Division of the Bank. Prior to his employment in Bank of Industry, he taught in several higher institutions in Nigeria including Ibadan Polytechnic, University of Ilorin, Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State University, Kwara State Polytechnic, Osun State College of Technology, Kano State Polytechnic and Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye.

He is currently an adjunct lecturer at Department of Banking and Finance, University of Lagos, Nigeria where he teaches new business creation and entrepreneurship management on the postgraduate programme. He was also the Head, Internal Control Unit of former Citizens International Bank, Nigeria. Ezekiel holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Accounting from University of Ilorin, Nigeria and a Ph.D. degree in Business and Applied Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Associate member of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He has published several articles in reputable academic journals across the globe. Ezekiel is happily married to Dr. (Mrs.) Funmi Oseni and they are blessed with three boys.

Mr. Adesoji Olasoko

General Secretary

Group Head, CRM (Corporate & Investment Banking Division) 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.

Mr. Kehinde Dada

Financial Secretary

Head, Portfolio Management and Risk Analytics at Sterling Bank Plc.

Kehinde Dada is a graduate of Economics, University of Ibadan. He is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and CFA Charter holder . Kehinde has worked with several financial institutions including Diamond Bank, Bank PHB, Citibank and UBA. He is currently head of Portfolio Management and Risk Analytics at Sterling Bank Plc.

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.

Ms. Funmi Adewole

Deputy Treasurer

Chief Consultant, Grandelle Professional Services

Funmi is an experienced risk manager with over 14 years cross-industry consulting experience in enterprise-wide risk management with specific focus on operational risk management, strategy articulation/implementation, risk culture and process improvement.

As the pioneer Head of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Unit in one of Nigeria’s leading banks, she successfully supported the Bank in implementing its enterprise-wide risk management, operational risk management and Basel II frameworks from the scratch.
She assisted another top five banks in implementing its Operational Risk Management Framework and served as both the ERM Coordinator and Business Continuity Manager for the Bank.

Prior to that, she was a business consultant with KPMG Professional Services where she worked across several industries, assisting clients to articulate and implement their business strategy, HR strategy and risk management strategy.
Funmi has facilitated trainings for Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN), Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN), Institute of Operational Risk (IOR) and across many countries in Africa.
Funmi is a Chevening alumnus and has a Masters in Business Administration from University of Leeds, UK.

Dr. Laurine Ubanozie

Publicity Secretary

Managing Director SageView Petroleum Limited

Laurine Ubanozie is business developer with a knack for marketing, holds a master’s degree in Public Administration, B.A English, a certificate of merit in International Humanitarian Law and Law of Armed Conflict with United Nations Institute for Training and Research and a doctorate degree; Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa (D.Sc. Hons) in Petroleum Resources Management and Corporate Governance. Currently undergoing an MBA course with University of South Wales.

She started her career as a Banker with Access Bank PLC before joining the management team of Cashville Group in August 2003 –February 2011, where she rose to Business Development Manager. She also held the position of Senior Executive/Lead, Business Development at IGPES, one of leading ingenious Oil and Gas servicing company (upstream operations) for four years. Joined the Group management of ACE Global Depository as the Relationship Manager for four years before joining the Group Management of JPSage Group and Sageview Petroleum Limited Board as the Pioneer Managing Director/CEO of Sageview Petroleum Limited – A subsidiary of JPSage Group.

A consummate strategist, Financial Risk expert and self-assured marketer, facilitated training in Collateral / Risk management under Structured Trade Finance for various Financial Institutions in Nigeria.
Dr. Laurine is a Certified Professional Manager CIPM (UK) and Associate Fellow of International Professional Managers Association. (IPMA UK)

An Executive Council member of Risk Management Association of Nigeria( RIMAN),She is a philanthropist, A Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Foundation, Rotary International, presently the Immediate Past President of Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metro-2017/18 and serves on the board of Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metro since 2011 with several merit awards.

Mr. Aderemi Kuju

Deputy General Secretary

Group Head, Credit Review and Loan Monitoring, Eco Bank.

Deremi is an experienced Banker and Risk Management Professional with 20 years Banking Experience and Core Competence in Enterprise Risk Management, Credit Underwriting and Evaluation, Portfolio Management and Loan Recovery/Remedial Management, he holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the Lagos State University, an MBA in Banking and Finance from Bangor University, Wales and is also an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School as well as being a Chartered Banker.

Mr. Joshua Uwedinisu Kehinde


Head, Market Risk, Zenith Bank 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).

Dr. Jude Monye CRM


Executive Director, Heritage Bank

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.

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

2018/2020 Executive Council Members

  1. President: Mr. Magnus Nnoka, Chief Risk Officer, Coronation Merchant Bank 
  2. Vice Predident I: Mr. Mr Kola Ajimoko, Chief Risk Officer of Subsidiaries, Access Bank
  3. Vice President II: Dr. Ezekiel Oseni, Chief Risk Officer Bank Of Industry 
  4. General Secretary: Mr. Adesoji Olasoko, Head of Risk Management Corprate & Investment Banking, Access Bank
  5. Financial Secretary: Mr. Kehinde Dada, Head, Portfolio Management & Risk Analytics, Sterling Bank Plc
  6. Treasurer: Mrs. Grace Ademola, Head, Retail Credit, Standard Chartered Bank Plc.
  7. Deputy Treasurer: Ms. Funmi Adewole, Chief Consultant, Grandelle Professional Services 
  8. Publicity Secretary: Dr. Laurine Ngozi Ubanozie, Managing Director of SageView Petroleum Limited
  9. Deputy General SecretaryMr. Aderemi Kuju, Group Head, Credit Review & Loan Monotoring, Eco Bank
  10. Executive Secretary/CEO: Mr. Victor Olannye
  11. Ex Officio: Mr. Joshua Unwedinisu. Group Head Market Risk, Zenith Bank Plc
  12. Ex Officio: Dr. Jude Monye, Exceutive Director, Heritage Bank

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  Chief Risk Officer of Subsidiaries, Access Bank 
  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)