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Mr. Abubakar Jimoh - Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Jimoh is a hands-on leader with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector covering client relationship management, treasury, market risk, credit risk management, operational risk management, project, and portfolio management.

Mr. Jimoh was a pioneer staff member of Express Discount Limited, where he rose to the level of Head of Trading before relocating to Canada in 1998. He held various positions at RBC Financial Group (Royal Bank of Canada) between 1999 and 2005. Mr. Jimoh proceeded to work at African Development Bank (AfDB), where he rose to the position of Divisional Chief and oversaw Private Sector Portfolio Management. Additionally, Mr. Jimoh joined UBA Group in 2008 and served as GM and Divisional Head, Balance Sheet Management, Market Risk and Investor Relations till 2011when he assumed the position of Managing Director at Associated Discount House Limited (now Coronation Merchant Bank Limited).

One of his notable achievements include the transformation of ADH from a failing Discount House to a Merchant Bank (Coronation Merchant Bank Group) with an A rating. He was also an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Shelter Afrique in Nairobi, Kenya between 2012 and 2013.

Mr. Jimoh holds a BSc. Finance and MSc. Finance from the University of Lagos. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Certified General Accountant (CGA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), Fellow Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB).