Appointed December 3, 2020
Dr. Okey Nwuke has over 28 years’ experience in finance and corporate governance working with top corporates and leading commercial banks in Nigeria.
He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, an honorary member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and a member of Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners. He has garnered considerable expertise in credit analysis and bank financial management through professional training as a Chartered Accountant, from relevant training programmes as well as on the job training. He was an Executive Director in Access Bank Plc from 2004 to 2013 and served as the Chairman of Access Bank Rwanda and Access Bank Burundi. He was a pioneer Non-Executive Director of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited representing Access Bank.
Dr. Nwuke’s key competencies include finance, strategy development and execution, organizational restructuring and transformation, leadership and change management. He joined the Board of Coscharis Group in August 2014 and is currently responsible for the strategic drive to position it for sustainability. He currently chairs the Shareholders’ Audit Committee of NASCON Plc and sits on the Boards of Access Bank Plc, First Ally Asset Management Limited and Simply Gifts and Interiors Limited.
He holds a B.Sc. Degree in Accountancy from University of Nigeria, Nsukka and an MBA (Distinction) in International Banking and Finance from the Birmingham Business School, United Kingdom. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration (DBA) from Walden University, Minnesota, USA with a research focus on leadership transition challenges in family businesses. He has been exposed to several leadership and professional development programmes at renowned institutions including Harvard Business School, Boston (AMP 175), Wharton Business School, Pennsylvania (both in U.S.A), INSEAD and IMD.
Dr. Nwuke is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Access Pension Fund Custodian Limited.