Anthony Okocha, Non-Executive Director, Universal Insurance

Anthony C. Okocha is a seasoned banker, who resigned from the banking industry in early 2010. Prior to this, he was the Acting Managing Director of the then IMB International Bank Plc before it merged with 3 other Banks (First Atlantic Bank Plc, Inland Bank Plc & NUB International Bank Plc) on December 31, 2005 to form First Inland Bank Plc.

At FinBankPlc (now merged with FCMB Plc), Tony – as he is popularly called, held responsibilities in Corporate Banking, Treasury and Structured Finance where he, at various times between 2006 and January 2010 was General Manager and Group Executive.

Prior to joining FinBankPlc Tony had over 26 years post-graduate experience spanning the Industry,Commerce, Banking and Financial& Business StrategyConsulting. He resigned from the services of FinbankPlc on January 31, 2010 to join Forbs Investment Solutions Limited as its pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.

In the course of his banking career, Tony attended several management and leadership courses both local and offshore and is an alumni of the Universities of Ife and Lagos as well as Columbia University, New York.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria and Senior Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Tony currently sits on the Boards of Universal Insurance Plc, African Alliance Plc and Stoma Bakery Limited. He is happily married with three (3) children.

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