CBN: Profile Of Emem Usoro, Member Of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)

Here is the profile of Emem Usoro, a member of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

Emem Usoro is a Deputy Governor at Central Bank of Nigeria.

As the Deputy Governor in charge of Operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Emem Usoro oversees banking operations, branch operations, currency operations, currency operations, information technology, and reserve management.

Before her appointment at the CBN, Emem was Executive Director of Nigeria North Bank at the United Bank for Africa, with over 23 years of experience as a retail, commercial, public sector, and corporate banking expert.

She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) with solid capabilities in business development, financial and business advisory, strategic planning and execution.

Emem’s passion for banking and finance fueled the attainment of several academic and professional qualifications over the years. She holds an MBA from the Obafemi Awolowo University and has attended several international courses on leadership, marketing, and management from the Lagos Business School and Harvard Business School.

Emem Nnana Usoro, a seasoned banker with over two decades of experience, assumed the position of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on October 5, 2023.

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Prior to this, she was an Executive Director, North Bank, in the United Bank for Africa (UBA). She was a member of the Board of Directors, collectively responsible for Northern Nigeria, supervising and ensuring market leadership. She championed developing and implementing sales strategies and executive management initiatives in seven regional banks and 151 branches across the Northern directorate.

Preceding this appointment, Ms. Usoro served as a regional executive at Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank), in charge of developing commercial businesses and achieving sustainable growth in revenues, customer base and profitability for the region. Subsequently, she became the regional director for the Lagos Island region, overseeing 32 branches, responsible for developing, planning and implementing strategies whilst maintaining a strong focus on operational excellence.

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Usoro obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biochemistry from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, in 1995 and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, in 2000. She is an alumnus of both the Harvard Business School and Lagos Business School, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), and has attended several other international professional courses on Leadership, Corporate Credit, Marketing and Negotiation skills.

Profile Of Emem Usoro, Member Of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)


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