She joined the Authority in October 2012, following a distinguished tenure as Director and Head of Operational Risk and Control at Barclays, where she covered 15 countries spanning Africa, Middle East and Asia. Before this, she was a Vice President and Head of Quality Assurance, Africa, Citibank, with direct oversight of the enterprise risk and control environment in 14 countries across Africa. She previously spent more than a decade at professional services firms Arthur Andersen and KPMG in Nigeria and South Africa, providing financial advisory and business assurance services.
She is a qualified Chartered Financial and Tax Accountant. She was a scholar of the Federal Government of Nigeria and an Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) prize
In addition to serving on the Board, Mrs Ojekwe-Onyejeli also serves on the Boards of Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Limited, Bridge International Academies Ltd, and
Verod Capital Fund I (Advisory).
She holds a first degree in Chemistry from the University of Lagos, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom and is also a
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.