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Former Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

Mrs. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli

Mrs. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli brings more than 25 years of financial advisory, controls, governance and risk management experience to the Board. Before the realignment of her portfolio for the Chief Operating Officer role and reappointment for a second term by the President of Nigeria, she served as the Authority’s Executive Director and Chief Risk Officer from 2012 to 2017.

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 winner.

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.

Other members

Mr. Aminu Umar-Sadiq

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kolawole Owodunni

Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

Mrs. Olubisi Makoju

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer