Mrs. Christabel Onyejekwe was until recently, the Executive Director, Business Development at the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) Plc. She is currently consulting in diverse interests of facilitating global partnerships across sectors.

She also served as Executive Director, Technology & Operations for 3years where she handled several strategies for businesses, projects and new payment product development. She is a proven change and result-oriented professional with strong business drive and leadership qualities.

Christabel has several relevant years of core Banking & Financial Industry experience, holding key positions at several Banks, most prominently at UBA plc, where she served as the pioneer Regional Director Lagos and rose to the rank of General Manager.

Christabel holds an MBA in Banking & Finance, a Bachelor of Law degree and has completed several Executive Management programs at top International Learning Institutions such as Wharton, MIT, INSEAD and Harvard. She holds an Honorary CIBN Membership and is an associate member of Institute of Directors (IOD). She is also a Fellow of the Compliance Institute of Nigeria.

Christabel was recognized by FINTECH Africa as one of the top 30 leading women in Financial Technology in Nigeria. She is a mentor at WIMBIZ/Women on Boards (WIMBoard) Mentoring program.

Christabel is happily married with children.