Executive Director, Technology & Operations, NIBSS Plc.
Christabel Onyejekwe is a professional Banker who has held various positions in the Nigerian Banking Industry. She holds an LLB Hons Degree from the University of Lagos and BL Hons from the Nigeria Law School. She also holds an MBA certificate in Banking and Finance.
Christabel is the Executive Director, Technology & Operations at the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) Plc. Until her recent appointment, she was the Executive Director, Business Development.
She started her Banking career in First Bank of Nigeria Plc. and peaked in UBA Plc. as a General Manager with over 20 years of core Banking experience. Christabel served in Magnum Trust Bank as the pioneer Head of Treasury between 1992 and 1997. She joined the erstwhile Standard Trust Bank in 1998 and rose to become the Chief Marketing Officer, Lagos in charge of all Lagos Branches in 2003. Thereafter, she was seconded to Continental Trust Bank as Group Treasurer.
Mrs. Onyejekwe played prominent roles during the consolidation of the Banks in 2005 and thereafter was appointed the pioneer Regional Director, Lagos in charge of over 100 branches in Lagos in 2006. She has versatile experience in various areas of Banking spanning Consumer & Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking and Treasury activities. Until her appointment in NIBSS, she was General Manager in Corporate Banking Directorate of UBA Plc. with oversight supervision of major conglomerates/multinationals in the industry.
Christabel is a proven turn around and result oriented professional with strong business drive and leadership qualities. She is an Associate Member of WIMBIZ and also holds an Honorary Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) Membership. She was awarded Certificate in Global Management by renowned business school INSEAD. Christabel obtained a Certificate in Corporate Level Strategy from Harvard Business School in 2016. She is happily married with children.