Mr. Francis Chikezie Okoli

Chief Financial Officer

Francis joined the services of Royal Exchange Prudential Life Plc in December 2010. Prior to this, he was a Senior Associate and Head, Financial Control at BGL Securities Limited during which he successfully co-ordinated the implementation of the Company’s Capital market software called “Symbols”. From 1995 to January 2006, he worked as a Senior Manager, Finance and Accounts at Hallmark Bank Plc (now absorbed by Eco Bank Plc). He started his career in 1990 at Manny Bank Plc (which merged with Fidelity Bank in 2006).He has extensive experience in strategic management systems, operational and accounting review assignments in merchant banking, universal banking, and investment banking environments.

Mr. Okoli obtained a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 1988. He is a fellow of both The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He is also an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Furthermore, he has other international Certification such as CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), USA; CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), USA