Awele Ajibola

Chief Risk Officer

Awele Ajibola is the Chief Risk Officer at FBNQuest Merchant Bank Limited. She is an experienced chartered accountant with a successful career in the financial services industry spanning over 20 years with expertise in Internal Control, Corporate Audit, Credit Risk Management, Operational services and Financial Control. Until her appointment with FBNQuest in September 2019, she worked with Access Bank Nigeria as Group Head, Large Exposures Monitoring, Credit Risk Management, leading the team in Monitoring of the Bank’s large exposures to minimize delinquency and maintain target NPL ratio.

Qualifications: B.Sc Maths & Statistics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. MBA from the Pan African University (Lagos Business School). Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and an honorary member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).