Yvonne Isichei – Non-Executive Director
Yvonne Isichei is an astute professional and development economist. She has been actively engaged in business transformation and restructuring at executive management levels across the banking, insurance and real sector space for over twenty-five years. Her broad experience and particular passion extend to SME development, support and advisory; financial inclusion and agency-backed engagements; cashless initiatives and electronic channel development. Her decade of long membership in multi-industry, cross border corporate boards has translated to strong leadership and corporate governance execution capacity, advocacy and insights.
She was a General Manager in Fidelity Bank Plc where she played a major role in the successful merger, consolidation & integration process between 2004 and 2008. Until August 2017, Isichei was the Group Executive Director in a Keystone Bank Limited and was a Non-Executive Director of the Bank’s subsidiary in Sierra Leone. She currently serves as a Non-Executive Director in KBL Insurance Limited, as a Member of the Governing Council of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), a Member of the Institute of Directors (MIoD) and a Certified Corporate Director (Harvard).
Isichei holds a degree in Economics from University of Lagos (second class upper), a Masters in Finance and Investment from University of Exeter, England; she is an alumnus of Lagos Business School, (AMP 14) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB). She has attended various Executive Development Programs in Harvard Business School, Insead, Fontainebleau Paris and she is an Aresty Scholar of Wharton Business School.