Fellowship Year: 2012
Nationality: Nigeria
Job Title: CEO and Managing Director
Organisation: Countrywide Housing Company

Description

Job Title: CEO and Managing Director

Organisation: Countrywide Housing Company

Professional History: Elijah is an Economist by training and has an MBA with over a decade of experience in commercial, corporate, retail, and mortgage banking. He has structured construction finance deals worth over US$150m(NGN30bn) and over US$100m(NGN20bn) in retail, commercial, and investment mortgages.

Before now, He was the Group Head in charge of Real Estate Transaction in ASO Savings & Loans Plc; Nigeria’s largest originator of mortgage assets with the additional responsibility of overseeing the company business concerns within the Federal Capital Territory, North and the Southern Region of Nigeria. Prior to joining ASO, he worked with Equitorial Trust Bank (Now Sterling Bank), Bond Bank (Now Skye Bank), and Platinum Bank (Now keystone Bank).

An Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow of the African Leadership Institute, He is also a Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB) and a Fellow of the Institute of Treasury and Financial Administration (FITFA), a new leader with the Crans Montana Forum.

Elijah has undergone lots of leadership and management courses at Harvard, Wharton, Oxford (SBS), and INSEAD business schools. Elijah speaks at conferences and seminars nationally and internationally. Elijah has won numerous awards for his contribution to youth empowerment, education, and community development.

Academic and professional credentials: BSc in Economics from the University of Nigeria
MBA from the University of Calabar, Nigeria

Programs: Elijah is also a Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB) and a Fellow of the Institute of Treasury and Financial Administration (FITFA)

Nationality

Nigeria
196 hits
 

About AFLI

AFLIICONCROPPED

 

The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.