MRS. CAROLINE ANYANWU, Deputy Managing Director/Chief Risk Officer, Diamond Bank

Johan Lundgren

Caroline Anyanwu was the Head, Risk Management & Control Division in Diamond Bank Plc before her appointment by the Central Bank of Nigeria as an Executive Director Risk Management in Finbank Plc. She returned to Diamond Bank in April, 2011 as the Executive Director, Risk Management & Control, from her Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) appointment.

She joined the Bank in February, 2006 from UBA Plc where she was Head, Credit Risk Management. She commenced her professional career in PricewaterhouseCoopers (Chartered Accountants) where she trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant and subsequently held the position of an Auditor Senior/Consultant.

Her Banking career started with the defunct African Continental Bank Plc where she served as the Head, Strategic Planning. She subsequently worked in Oceanic Bank Plc and later UBA. Caroline’s exposure in the banking Industry spanned through a number of job functions including: Strategic Planning, Financial control, Credit and Marketing, Banking Operations, Business Process Re-engineering and Risk Management.

Caroline is a first class graduate of Statistics and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) where she obtained a Second Place Overall Merit Award for ICAN Professional Examination II in May 1988. She is also an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Mrs. Anyanwu was appointed a Deputy Managing Director of the Bank in April 2014.

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