MRS. CHRISTIANA EKAETE OLAOYE

 

Mrs. Christiana Ekaete Olaoye is the Managing Director/CEO of Energy Bank Ghana Limited.  She joined Energy Bank in April 2016 with over 30 years of post - qualification banking experience spanning various banking organizations in Nigeria and overseas. She holds a Bachelor of Art in Language, an MBA in Banking & Finance, and has attended courses and programs at top business schools around the world.

She started her banking career in November 1983, gaining experience in various areas that cut across corporate and commercial banking, corporate finance, credit origination and management, loan syndications, import and export trade finance, domestic and foreign operations, liability and asset management, private banking and wealth management as well as relationship management.

She started her career as an Executive Trainee at IMB (Nigeria) Limited, and rose through the ranks to become the Executive Director, Business Development at FBN Bank (UK) Limited. In her last role at First Bank of Nigeria limited, she headed the International Banking Department, and was one of the key persons responsible for the establishment of the African subsidiaries in Ghana, Gambia, Senegal, Sierra Leone and the democratic Republic of Congo. Christiana has had over 15 years of senior management experience working across countries and teams in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Kingdom, France, China, South Africa and the UAE, and building partnerships for strategic growth.

Christiana is multi-lingual, speaking English and French, and more than one of the many Nigerian Languages. She is married with children, and passionate about the development of women, and the ministry of the Gospel through music.