Bonaventure Okhaimo 2022 speaker

Chief Operating Officer

Development Bank of Nigeria Plc


Bonaventure Okhaimo, is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Development Bank of Nigeria Plc. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Impact Credit Guarantee Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DBN.

Bonaventure Okhaimo has over 25 years banking experience spread across Diamond Bank, Stanbic IBTC, Standard Chartered Bank, FCMB Plc, Unity Bank Plc and has served as a Non-Executive Director with Unity Kapital Assurance (Now Veritas Assurance) PLC.

Bonaventure Okhaimo’s vast industry experience includes, branch operations, branch management, leadership roles in Retail/SME Banking, Institutional Banking, Information Technology and Strategic Operations Service Delivery. Bonaventure’s extensive training over the years along with industry experience is a testament of his strategic, analytical and financial management competences along with negotiation and business development skills.

Bonaventure Okhaimo has attended credit and banking attachment programs with Standard Bank Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa and Standard Chartered Bank, Zimbabwe and Kenya. He has also attended several management trainings, including Executive Management training Programs of Queens Business School, Canada, Columbia Business School, New York and The Said Oxford Business School, UK.

He holds two MBAs from Bangor University in Wales and Federal University of Owerri in Nigeria. He also holds an LLB from the University of Benin and a BL from Nigeria Law School, Lagos Nigeria. He is both an Honorary and Associate Member of CIBN, a member of the Chartered Banker Institute, UK, NIM and a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration, Nigeria.


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