Lyceum Alliance Limited | Meet the MD/CEO
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Meet the MD/CEO

Jekwu Ozoemene

Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer

An ex banker, amateur economist, short story author, poet and playwright. He has about 20 years’ cognate experience in Investment, Commercial, Corporate, and SME Banking as well as Development and Affordable Housing Finance. His experience spans the international and local banking industry having held various strategic positions such as; Senior Investment Officer in the Africa Department of the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO); Group Head of Access Bank Plc’s Global Financial Markets Group (in charge of Debt and Equity Capital markets), Managing Director/CEO of Access Bank Zambia, Deputy Managing Director of Access Bank Rwanda, and Group Head in charge of Access Bank Plc’s Business Banking Division across the South-South of Nigeria.

He concluded the following Affordable Housing assignments;

 

  • Financial Advisor to the Federal Housing Authority on the National Affordable Housing Finance Scheme. The Model was designed and presented to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua on August 21, 2007.
  • Member of the erstwhile Presidential Implementation Committee on Affordable Housing.
  • Appointed a Resource Person on Title and Mortgage Insurance to the Federal Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development.
  • Developed a Police Barracks / Housing Finance Model for the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).
  • Developed Access Bank Plc’s Affordable Housing Finance Strategy.

 

He is an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria (HCIB), an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (ACIB), and a Member Chartered Institute of Bankers Scotland (MCIBS).

He holds a B.A from the University of Lagos, an MBA in Finance from the University of Leicester, a Chartered Banker MBA from Bangor University, a DBA in Banking and Finance from Binary University College Malaysia, and is currently rounding off an MSc. Finance (Economic Policy) from the SOAS University of London.

 

Jekwu’s numerous articles on finance and economic policy have been published by mainstream and online media. He is a Co-Licensee of TEDxOguiRoad, and a member Board of Trustees of Jalada Africa Trust, a Pan-African Collective set up to promote Writers and Artists of African origin.