IDU is a 1991 graduate of Philosophy from University of Port Harcourt, and a holder of Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts USA (2004). Her experience spans Funds Management, Compliance and Risk Management, Sales, Client Relationship Management and Customer Services in the Banking/Financial Institutions and Oil and Gas.
As the Head of Public Sector Group (PSG) in Stanbic IBTC Bank, she was focused on the acquisition and retention plans for public sector across all 3 spheres of government (Federal/State/Local), Education, International and Religious organizations.
She was the Chief Compliance Officer of Stanbic IBTC Pensions Limited, as provided by the Pension Reform Act (PRA 2004) and was responsible for ensuring that operations of the company were carried out in compliance with the provisions of the PRA, circulars and guidelines issued by the National Pension Commission and any other rules, laws or guidelines that may impact or govern the operations of the business directly or indirectly.
As the Chief Executive Officer at Oceanic Pension Fund Custodian, she was fully responsible for driving the day to day operations of the business. All Business Operations, Reporting to Client and Regulators, Information Technology and Relationship Management were her key responsibilities. She was the Head of Operations in Diamond Pension Fund Custodian Limited prior to joining Oceanic Pension Fund Custodian.
In the US, she played diverse roles as Portfolio/Risk Administrator, Corporate Actions Specialist, Fund Management and Compliance Manager at State Street Corporation and Brown Brothers Harriman, Boston, MA before relocating to Nigeria in 2006. She provided effectual support to senior officers in preparation and dissemination of management and external reporting on asset securitization programs and loan portfolios managed and owned by the banks.
Idu Okwuosa is a highly motivated person with strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. She has a talent for motivating team members, proactively identifying and resolving problems, controlling costs, reducing turnover, maximizing efficiency and profit, and adding value. A social entrepreneur dedicated to saving and giving plastics a second chance, while providing a sustainable solution to environmental pollution through recycling.
She is a lover of God, a woman of faith, and a mother to 3 young adults.
Tonie was Head, Marketing and Relationship Management prior to his appointment as Executive Director, Business Development. He was at various times Acting Managing Director; Chief Operating Officer; Head Operations and Head, Information & Technology, in his fourteen years of service in the pension industry.
He has vast and enriching experience in Computer Science and financial services spanning over 25 years. He has worked locally and abroad with Information Technology firms and banks.
He commenced his banking career in 1990 at the now defunct Oceanic Bank international Plc. He later relocated to the United States of America in 1998 where he worked as an IT consultant to companies such as Diamond Shamrock Inc. Houston, Texas; The Computer Merchants, Norwell, Massachusetts; and AT&T, New York.
In 2000, Tonie returned to Nigeria as Head of Information Technology Department and ICT consultant to several organizations, helping in setting up and restructuring their ICT departments and re-engineering business processes.
He has a degree in Computer Science from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and has undergone extensive training in ICT and custody operations around the world. He attended the Securities Settlement and Global Custody Training by the International Faculty of Finance London..
Toyin is a seasoned corporate governance expert with extensive legal experience spanning across alternative dispute resolution, structured finance, advisory services, litigation, investment banking and commercial/corporate practice. He has over 17 years’ work experience in the Nigerian financial services industry.
He started his banking career at the defunct Magnum Trust Bank Plc (now Sterling Bank PLC) in 2002 and worked in Access Bank Plc between 2005-2006
He was the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of Sterling Capital Markets Limited between 2007 – 2014 where he also served as the Head of the Real Estate and Remedial Asset Divisions. In addition, he was the Company Secretary for two Nigerian Stock Exchange quoted funds under the Collective Investment Scheme viz NESF Plc and Frontier funds.
He joined Access Bank again in June 2014, where he worked as the Team Lead, Group Company Secretariat and Regulatory Compliance. He also served as the Team Lead, Subsidiaries Company Secretariat to all African countries and institutionalized regulatory compliance metrics across the Group for sustainable operational efficiency.
He has attended several local and international trainings including the Middle-Management course at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
He holds an LL.M from the University of Lagos and LL.B (Hons.) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria (1998). He also obtained a B.L from the Nigerian Law School and was called to the Nigerian Bar in year 2000.
Daniel read Law at the University of Nigeria. He attended the Nigerian Law School in 2000 where he obtained his BL Certificate and was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar on 23 January 2001. He engaged in private law practice before joining Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited in September 2007.
Prior to his appointment as Head, Compliance Department of Diamond Pension Fund Custodian Limited, Daniel spent over 10 years with Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited where he acquired broad pension practice experience while functioning in various roles as Supervisor Business Development / Relationship Management, North Central Region; Sales Agents Coordinator, North Central Region; Regional Sales Manager, North Central; Compliance and Regulatory Liaison Officer; Head Benefits Application Team and Regional Manager, Client Services – North West, where he led a workforce that provided and saw to the delivery of excellent and seamless customer service experience across the 10 states that make up the North West and some parts of North East.
Daniel is a member of Nigerian Bar Association and has attended several capacity building trainings.
He is a professional with strong competencies in regulatory compliance / liaison, client service, sales, business development, relationship management, legal matters and teaching.
Chikezie has an M.Sc. degree in Mathematics from the University of Ibadan with interests in Stochastic Processes. He started his banking career with Oceanic Bank International Plc in February 1993 from where he joined Diamond Bank Plc in October 1997. He worked mainly in the Operations Division of the bank till July 2004 when he joined the Corporate Audit Division of the Bank.
In November 2005, he became one of the pioneer staff of Access Pension Fund Custodian Limited.
Olawale is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria and an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School (Pan-African University).
He holds a National Diploma in Public Administration from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Ilorin, and an Executive Master in Business Administration (MBA) in 2012 from the Lagos Business School. He has over 12 years work experience in HCM/HR practice.
Olawale started his career as a Human Resources’ practitioner with Diamond Bank Plc (DB Plc) in June 2001 where he was responsible for Salary and Benefits Administration.
He has attended several trainings and seminars in HCM/HR fields and has functioned in many Committees in the Bank including the Integration Team that handled the re-integration of non-core banking subsidiaries of the Group in 2010 following the cancellation of Universal Banking by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
He has functioned in several key roles within Diamond Bank HCM Group which include:
- HCM Lead for Diamond Mortgages Limited, May 2006 - June 2011 responsible for developing HR architecture and strategies for the subsidiary. .
- HR Co-coordinator for Diamond Capital and Financial Markets Limited, August 2010 - October 2011 responsible for staff performance management, Training/Talent management and Reward/Benefit Management.
HCM Lead for Access Pension Fund Custodian Limited from November 2011 till date responsible for HR Business Partnering and Implementation of strategic initiatives with various divisions and departments; management of the company’s staffing and recruitment needs and on boarding of new staff.
Pam Solomon is a Member of the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN). He holds an MBA Degree in Management Technology from the Lagos State University and a Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) degree in Computer Science with Mathematics from the Federal University of Technology, Minna. He has several other Certifications in different areas of Information Technology.
He has an Information Technology experience in System Administration, Process Automation and Improvement, Service Management, Project Management and Business Continuity Management spanning over Ninteen (19) years; The last Nine (9) of which, Managing Access Pension Fund Custodian (APFC) Ltd Information Systems as Head, IT Services.
Prior to joining DiamondPFC (Now AccessPFC) Ltd in February 2008, Pam was the System Administrator/Liquidation Assistant in the Computer Services Unit (CSU), Receivership & Liquidation(R&L) Department of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Mamman Kontagora House, 23A Marina, Lagos from January 2001 – January 2008.
Sylvester, before his appointment as the Head, Operations, Access Pension Fund Custodian Limited was formerly the ATM/e-Channel/Western Union Money Transfer Services Supervisor, e-Business Operations Services Unit of the former Diamond Bank Plc.
While in e-Business Unit of the bank, he was among the team responsible for implementation of process improvement projects as well as reduction of operational cost. He was also in charge of branch trainings on new ATM deployments and has travelled within and outside Nigeria for ATM trainings among others.
He started his career with Agrovog Limited in January 2002 where he worked as Training instructor before being appointed as the company’s Engineer. He joined Diamond Bank in May 2002 and functioned in various capacities including Customer Service Manager of various branches before proceeding to e-Business Operations Unit in 2008.
He has over 10 years banking experience and he has attended local and international capacity building trainings
Sylvester holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He also holds a Masters of Science Degree in Economics from Enugu state University of Science & Technology Business School, Enugu and a Diploma in Advanced Network Engineering. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional.