Markie Idowu holds a First Class Bachelors degree in Computer Sciences from the University of Benin. She also holds a Master Degree in Software Engineering from Aston University, Birmingham, and an MBA from the Lagos Business School.
She has over 26 years of cognate banking experience spanning commercial banking, corporate banking, private banking, and strategic planning. She also has experience in international business finance and Information technology. She cut her teeth in these key areas having worked in many leading banks including Fidelity Bank and GT Bank until she joined Skye Bank in December 2005.
She worked as the Head of the Corporate Banking Group where she positioned the Bank as a major player in the upstream oil and gas and telecommunications sectors amongst others. She was the pioneer Head of the Technology and Service Delivery Channels Directorate, and she significantly improved the Bank’s service delivery via the various electronic and IT platforms.
Markie is currently the Director in charge of Retail and Lagos Commercial Banking Directorate. This underscores the Bank’s renewed emphasis on excellent service delivery as a major winning tool for business and its commitment to attaining cost leadership amongst its peers. She is also a very strategic thinker, and a very good team player.