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CHINYERE VIVIAN UKANDU
Managing Director

BSC, MSC, MCP
She is a member of Chartered institute of Bankers, MCIB certified.
Miss Ukandu is a graduate of Banking and Finance from the University of Lagos, Akoka and a Financial Management Master’s degree holder from the University of Greenwich, London.
Miss Ukandu joined the management team on the 5th of January, 2011.

Prior to joining the bank, she worked in EDF energy, a French multinational energy company in Bexleyheath, Kent, United Kingdom and as the Accounts/Finance Manager of Griot Institute in London also in the United Kingdom. She has also worked in the Finance and Accounting department of First Bank Registrars Limited, Lagos.
Miss Ukandu is a member of the Chartered institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a member of Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).

MR. ONYEMENEM CYRIL
Head, Credit and Marketing
B.Sc., MCIB, Mr. Onyemenem Cyril Emeka has a well – rounded, experienced with credit administration and portfolio management; proficient at analyzing market trends and sound knowledge in product development. He is diligent and current in credit and loans regulations and procedures within the financial industry. He worked as a relationship manager in Sterling Bank Plc with profound knowledge in Banking industry for over twelve years. He holds a B.sc in Business Administration, Delta State University Abraka; a member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (MCIB) certified. Similarly, he’s grounded and certified in Customer Service, Relationship Management and Selling Skills; Credit Administration and Risk Management; Strategic Planning and Management of Change. He is a Member of Chattered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). He joined Meridian MFB in November, 2016 as the Head, Credit and Marketing
MR. DAVID KELECHUKWU EGBU
Head, Internal Control / Compliance
HND, MBA, MCIB Mr. David Kelechukwu Egbu is an experienced investment banker spanning over a decade. He worked with Afribank Registrars Ltd (Mainstreet Bank Registrars Ltd) and left in 2013 as the internal controller. He holds a National Diploma (ND) in Marketing and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing from Federal Polytechnic Nekede Owerri, Imo state. He has a Master’s of Business Administration in Administration from National Open University of Nigeria. He is an associate member of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars of Nigeria (ACMR) and a member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (MCIB) category. He is MCP certified. He joined meridian MFB in November, 2016 as the Head, Internal Control Unit.
AKALUGWU NGOZI
HEAD OPERATIONS
BSc. MCIB She is a member of Chartered institute of Bankers, MCIB certified AKalugwu Ngozi holds a BSC in Economics from the Lagos State University, and MCIB. She joined the Bank on the 15th of January 2008. Before joining the Bank, she worked with AIICO insurance company. She has 13years working experience of which 8 years is of Banking with Meridian Microfinance Bank, experience acquired ranges from Marketing Executive, Tellering, Customer service/Consumer Protection, insurance. She was appointed the Head of Operations/Compliance in 2013, to oversee to the Day to Day Banking business of the Bank and the implementation of written policies/procedures. A team player, resourceful and with good focus on organizational goals.
MR. KESTER KINGSLEY UWAIFO
Head, Information Technology / RISK
BSC, MCIB, He is a member of Chartered Institute Of Bankers, MCIB certified. Kester Uwaifo holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin.. He joined Meridian Mfb in March, 2012. Before joining the Bank, he worked in a Asset/Portfolio Management Firm and then Peniel Microfinance Bank where he worked in various capacities before leaving in 2012. He has 14years working experience of which 11years has been with the Microfinance sector. Experience acquired ranges from marketing executive, Customer Service delivery, I.T, Deputy head Operations. He was appointed Head of ICT in January, 2019. A team player, self-motivated with focus on organizational goals. He is Also the Risk Officer of the Bank.
AKINDEJOYE ADEYINKA HELEN
Head Finanance/Accoiunt
B.Sc, MBA, MCIB Mrs Adeyinka Akindejoye is a graduate of Accounting from Lagos State University. She is a student member of ICAN and also a member of Chartered Institute of Bankers, MCIB certified. She also has an MBA. She joined the Bank in 2016 as the Deputy head of Finance & Accounts. Prior to joining the Bank; she has work experience of seven years working in various companies as an account officer.