Chief Executive Officer
Pawel joined the Management Board of ABN in 2014 bringing a lot of knowledge and experience in Credit, Finance and Treasury Management. Since joining LFS in 2009, he has served in various consulting capacities on the AccessHolding Network of Banks including Credit Manager / Deputy General Manager in AccessBank Liberia, Credit Advisor and Senior Expert for Finance and Treasury as well as Credit Manager and Deputy CEO in AccessBank Tanzania. Prior to joining LFS, he worked as a Business Analyst with international strategic consultancies in Warsaw. Pawel speaks Polish, German, English and is currently learning Yoruba.
Chief Business Officer
Oladapo Ikupolati (FCA, CISA)
Oladapo Ikupolati is the Chief Business Officer (CBO) of AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria. He joined ABN in 2010 as a Financial Control Officer and also worked as the Head of the Internal Audit Function before moving to banking operations as Chief Banking Services Officer (CBSO). He managed the finance and treasury function of ABN as CFO for a period of four years prior to his appointment as the CBO. As CBO, he is responsible for formulating and implementing the strategy for the banks’ core business portfolio (GLP, deposit, and banking services), market and product development, and process automation. Dapo is a versatile and seasoned professional with over 19 years of progressive experience in the field of Finance, Audit, Banking operations (lending and deposits, e-channels development) and management.
Chief Risk Officer
Abiodun Adetunji is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) of AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria. She joined ABN at inception in 2008 as a Loan Officer. She was one of the pioneer Branch Managers before starting the Risk unit in 2011 and also worked as Group Leader Micro Credit. Abiodun has over 6 years work experience as a Risk Officer in Risk Department and was the manager responsible for all Operational Risk Management activities in the Bank prior to her appointment as the CRO. Abiodun is an active member of various professional bodies with 15 years cumulative experience in the field of Credit Administration & Portfolio Management, Risk Management and Process Control.
Chief Financial Officer
He Joined the Bank as the Chief Accountant in 2019. Prior to Joining ABN, he worked within the hospitality and oil industry, moving to professional practice at Pedabo Professional Services in 2012 (to 2016). There, he transitioned between the Tax, Audit and Technical (Advisory) departments; gathering practical experience in Tax Management and Administration, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis and Business Process Modeling. Sequel to leaving professional practice, he moved to the Mixta Group (within the ARM group of companies) where his responsibilities covered Accounting, Taxation, Transaction advisory and Treasury. Daniel is a chartered accountant (ACA), and MBA holder from Robert Gordon’s Aberdeen Business School.
Chief Information Officer
Mordecai joined the ABN team in 2021 as the (CIO). Prior to this, his career cuts across IT Project Management, IT Service Management, Information Security, Risk Assessment and Migration and IT Infrastructure Management. He has assisted businesses to optimize their processes which led to operational excellence and revenue growth.
He is a dynamic, versatile, business technology savvy professional with over 22 years hands-on experience in driving business growth through technologically-enabled Business Solutions, Process Optimization, and successful execution of IT Projects.
Company Secretary, Head Legal & Compliance
Chinenye is a seasoned Corporate Governance Practitioner, with over a decade and half experience in legal practice, spanning various sectors with banking and financial services being the most prominent. She has specialized experience in Arbitration and Negotiation a skill which has impacted her growth in the legal practice.
She began her career as a Litigation Counsel with Awokoya Awokoya & Co in 2009, before joining AB Microfinance Bank as a Legal Officer in 2012 and rose through the ranks to become Company Secretary, Head of Legal & Compliance in 2019. For years she has anchored both the Board and Company Secretarial as well as the Legal Advisory roles and responsibilities effectively.
A member of several professional associations including, the Nigerian Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, she holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Lagos State University, Lagos Nigeria and a Master’s degree in Law, from the University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos.
She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2008 and currently works as the Company Secretary, Head of Legal & Compliance, AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited.