Access Conference | 3 December 2105 >>> Lagos, Nigeria - HERBERT WIGWE
Access Conference | 3 December 2105 >>> Lagos, Nigeria
An outstanding Banker of international repute, Herbert Wigwe is the Deputy Group Managing Director of the Access Bank Group.
He is an Alumnus of Harvard Business School Executive Management Programme, holds Masters Degrees in Banking and International Finance from the University College of North Wales and Financial Economics from the University of London respectively.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Accountants of Nigeria, (ICAN) and holds a B.Sc Degree in Accounting (Second Class Upper Division) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
is a highly talented individual with exceptional professional pedigree.
He started his professional career with Coopers and Lybrand Associates, an international !rm of Chartered Accountants before he joined Guaranty Trust Bank.
At Guaranty Trust Bank, his portfolios included Financial Institutions, Corporates and Multinational before resigning as an Executive Director after 10 years to co- lead the transformation of Access Bank Plc in March 2002 as Deputy Managing Director.
is the arrow-head for the implementation of Access Bank's
Pan African Expansion project which has seen the emergence of Access Bank's subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and eight other African countries namely; Cote D'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Zambia, Burundi and Ghana) cutting across the three major monetary zones on the African continent (SADC, WAMZ and UEMOA).
Access Bank ranks amongst the top 500 Banks in the world and top 15 Banks in Africa.
Apart from providing strategic direction for the Bank, Herbert
has responsibility for the operational and business aspects of the entire Access Bank Group.
has envisioned and guided the implementation of numerous industry de!ning strategies that have positioned Access Bank
for continental leadership.
In addition to his
impressive career pro!le, Herbert
is revered for his
extensive board experience which has proven invaluable to a number of successful businesses across Africa.
Herbert serves on the Board of the Central Securities Clearing Systems Ltd, Access Bank (UK) amongst others.
A highly sought after resource person, Herbert
has facilitated at several local and international conferences, trainings and seminars and has made tremendous contributions to capacity building in the African !nancial services landscape.
is happily married with children.