Mr Monye joined the Bank as the Executive Director, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Risk Officer in May 2015. Prior to this appointment, he was the Chief Risk Officer of Wema Bank Plc. He had also at various times served as the Risk Officer and Chief Risk Officer at Citibank Nigeria and Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank) respectively.
He has over 26 years’ experience covering relationship management, credit risk management, control & Audit, financial control and business development. He was also the hedge fund administrator at State Street Bank and Trust Corporation, Toronto, Canada. Mr Monye is a strong risk professional with good credentials and extensive experience built on a reputation for strong analytical skills and good team building abilities.
He is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Masters in Managerial Psychology, University of Ibadan, and an MBA degree from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also has Masters in Project Management from Schulich Business School, York University, Canada. Mr Monye is a Chartered Banker and MBA holder from Bangor Business School, Wales and member of Chartered Bankers, Scotland. He holds a PHD in Credit Management and Administration from the London Postgraduate Credit Management College, UK.
Mr Monye is a member of the following professional bodies – Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC), Toronto, Canada and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). He is also a member of the Institute of Credit Administration (ICA), an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), and serves as the current President of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN). He was a former Director of Enterprise Development Scheme of the PAN African University, Lagos and on the Board of the Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN).
He has attended courses both locally and overseas. He is married with children.