Head Financial Institutions & Correspondent Banking
Chukwuka Chukwuma is the Head Financial Institutions & Correspondent Banking at Nova Merchant Bank Limited. Prior to this role, he was the Head Financial Institutions at Union Bank of Nigeria and his responsibilities included but were not limited to the management of all correspondent banking relationships, sourcing and management of all medium / long term funding initiatives.
Mr. Chukwuma has held several senior roles during his over 17 years in banking including the Head Corporate Funding at Fidelity Bank Plc and Relationship Manager Development Finance Institutions / Client Coverage at Stanbic IBTC. He has been involved in the initiation, sourcing, rollover and management of over $1.5bn in various financing options. He has extensive experience in the management of ECA backed financing, DFI facilities, syndicated facilities, bilaterals of various structures as well as Trade and structured trade transactions.
Mr. Chukwuma possesses a B.Sc. in Accounting from Imo State University and has attended several international and local trainings on a wide range of areas including specialised lending and corporate finance.