Ezekiel Oseni, Ph.D, FCRM

  • Chief Risk Officer, President and Chairman of Council

Professor Ezekiel Oseni. He supervised the design and implementation of the Bank Enterprise-wide Risk Management (ERM) Framework in 2013. His unwavering devotion to implementing the ERM framework contributed to the Bank first ever rating of A- from a domestic rating agency (Agusto Co.) in 2014. Under his watch as the Chief Risk Officer, the Bank in 2015 and 2016, was able to secure AA+ (nga) and Aa1 ratings from Fitch and Moody respectively. In 2016, the Bank was able to move the domestic rating by Agusto Co. to A+. He has been able to ensure the automation of most of the Credit and Risk Asset Management processes in the Bank. He was the pioneer Head of Internal Control and Audit Division. He saw to the affairs of the Division for eight years before he was transferred to Risk Management Division of the Bank. Prior to his employment in Bank of Industry, he taught in several higher institutions in Nigeria including Ibadan Polytechnic, University of Ilorin, Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State University, Kwara State Polytechnic, Osun State College of Technology, Kano State Polytechnic and Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye. He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at Department of Banking and Finance, University of Lagos, Nigeria where he teaches new business creation and entrepreneurship management on the postgraduate programme. He was also the Head, Internal Control Unit of former Citizens International Bank, Nigeria. Ezekiel holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Accounting from University of Ilorin, Nigeria and a Ph.D. degree in Business and Applied Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria. He is a Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and a Senior Associate member of Risk Management Association of Nigeria (RIMAN). He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Associate member of Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He has published several articles in reputable academic journals across the globe. Ezekiel is happily married to Dr. (Mrs.) Funmi Oseni and they are blessed with three boys.