Board Of Directors

Risikatu Ladi Ahmed
Executive Director, Corporate Services Director

She holds a law degree from University of Maiduguri in 1989 and attended Nigerian Law School, Lagos between 1989 and 1990. She was enrolled and called to Nigeria Bar in December 1990. In 1999, she obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi and in 2006; she obtained her Master degree in law from University of Jos.

Risi has over two decades of banking experience. Her Banking career started with the then Savannah Bank Plc (1993 to 1999) where she served as an Operation staff and a resident auditor. She subsequently worked in Diamond bank Plc (July 1990 to August 2015). Risi's exposure in the banking Industry spanned through a number of job functions including Credit and Marketing, Banking Operations, Recovery, Audit and Regional Business in the North East.

Prior to her appointment as the Executive Director, Institutional Banking and Public Sector. Risi was the Regional Manager, North East at Diamond Bank Plc. She has a track record of excellent performance which has earned her several commendations and awards.

She attended the Wharton Advanced Management Program at University of Pennsylvania in 2019. She is also a member of Nigerian Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Bankers, Federation of Women Lawyers and Alumni of Lagos Business School Senior Management Programme.


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