Mr. Usman Okoya


Mr. Usman Okoya, HCIB, FCCA has a B.Sc. (First Class) in  Applied Accounting and an M.Sc. In Real Estate Management. He  is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Chartered Accountants and  an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers  of Nigeria.

Usman has strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a  robust understanding of operations, business management and  financial markets. He has proven to be an entrepreneurial, driven and  resourceful leader, with strong attention to detail and a proven ability  to set strategic direction, implement operational plans, technical  advisory and achieve results.

Over the last 22 years, he has worked in various capacities including Fund Supervisor at Royal Bank of Canada, Country Finance Manager at Standard Chartered Bank, and the pioneer Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at LOTUS Bank Limited. At LOTUS Bank, he was also responsible for Strategy, Digital Banking, Public Sector Marketing, and Agency Banking in the General Management cadre.