Emeka Okonkwo

Executive Director, Corporate, International, Investment Banking and Treasury

Union Bank, Nigeria


Mr. Emeka Okonkwo joined Union Bank, Nigeria in 2013 as an Executive Director heading the Bank’s Corporate, International, Investment Banking and Treasury businesses.

Mr. Okonkwo’s career in the banking industry commenced 25 years ago as an officer in Citibank Nigeria. It has spanned Corporate Finance, Credit Risk Management, Marketing, Treasury and Strategic Management in Citibank Nigeria and London. In 2009, he was appointed to the board of Citibank Nigeria as an Executive Director for Commercial Banking and Global Subsidiaries. Prior to joining Union Bank, he was Head of the Global Banking Division of Citibank Bangladesh and had responsibility for client relationships of the Corporate, Financial Institutions, Public Sector and Global Subsidiaries in the country.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; an MSCM in Construction Management from the University of Lagos and an MBA from Warwick Business School, UK.


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