Abimbola Izu is an alumnus of the University of Ife, and the University of Warwick, Coventry, England, where she obtained the LL.B and LL.M degrees respectively. She was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1987 and is a multiple award winner, and a distinguished alumnus of the prestigious London Business School.
Abimbola is a seasoned technocrat, with several years’ experience in the practice of law both in private legal practice, and in the banking industry. She became the pioneer Company Secretary and Legal Adviser for Skye Bank, and at various times, also anchored the Corporate Communications Department of the Bank, during which time she led the team in establishing Skye Bank as a household name.
Abimbola Izu is currently the Executive Director, Corporate Banking Directorate. She has a keen and cerebral mind with a deep understanding of the law and the ability to structure difficult transactions.
She also provides strong corporate governance support to the Board, the Bank and its subsidiaries.