Umaru Kwairanga, Director, Lafarge

Alhaji Umaru Kwairanga is an Investment Banker and a Chartered Stockbroker with over twenty Twenty-four (24) years’ experience at the highest levels of the Capital Market.

He also has top level experience in Banking, Pension’s Management, Manufacturing and Trading. He has been involved in policy and strategy formation in the public sector through his involvement in the Vision 2020 Business Support and Technical Working Group and he is currently a member of Presidential Advisory Council, Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP).

He is the Chairman of AXA Mansard Pensions Ltd & Waila Microfinance Bank Ltd. A Council member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and a Director on the Boards of Central Securities Clearing System Plc (CSCS), Jaiz Bank Plc, FBN Mortgages Ltd among others.

His educational qualifications include an MSc. Corporate Governance and Finance from Liverpool J. M. University, United Kingdom in 2007, an MBA from the Edo State University in 1995 and a Bs.c (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Maiduguri in 1991.

He was the Chairman of AshakaCem Plc from February 2012 to March 2015. He joined the Board on March 11, 2015.