Friday 23 February 2024

Profile Of Philip Ikeazor, Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Member


Philip Ikeazor, a banker and chartered accountant with a stint in the manufacturing industry, assumed duty as a Deputy Governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria on October 5, 2023.

Before he joined the Bank, he was a Director at the Tideway Advisory and Greenwich Merchant Bank Limited.

Ikeazor’s banking career spans over 33 years, during which he has held various positions such as the Managing Director/CEO of Keystone Bank Limited; Managing Director/CEO, Ecobank Kenya Limited; Executive Director, Union Bank Nigeria Plc; Director, Union Bank, United Kingdom; and Director Orient Bank, Uganda.

He also served at the United Bank for Africa Plc, as the General Manager, in charge of Corporate Investment Banking and the Director of Wholesale Banking at various times.

Mr. Ikeazor holds a degree in Economics from the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom. He is also an alumnus of the Wharton CEIBS-IESE Business School Global CEO programme and has attended various executive programmes at the Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, and the Henley Business School, among others.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.

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