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Ernest Ebi MFR- Independent Non-Executive Director.

Mr. Ebi is a highly experienced public and private sector leader in Nigeria. He started his banking career in 1978 at the Community Federal Savings and Loan Association, Washington DC, USA, as Assistant Vice President/Controller. In 1981, he returned to Nigeria and joined International Merchant Bank (IMB) Plc, where he served in various capacities including Head, Treasury Department; Chief Credit Officer; and Head, Audit and Risk Management Department.

Mr. Ebi had a distinguished career within the financial services industry and held various leadership positions across a number of banks including Diamond Bank where he was the Deputy Managing Director. In 1999, he was appointed as a Deputy Governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria where he covered the policy and corporate services portfolios over a ten-year period. He was a key member of the banking sector reform team, especially during the major consolidation process in 2006 and was chairman of the implementation committee of the Legendary Project EAGLES that transformed the Central Bank of Nigeria into a leading global reserve bank.

He is the Board Chairman of AIICO Pension Managers Limited, Former Board Chairman of Fidelity Bank Plc and Independent Non-Executive Director of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and Dangote Cement Plc.
He is a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. He attended Howard University, USA where he graduated with a BBA in Marketing and an MBA.