Obiaajum Chimbo is the Chief Risk Officer at NOVA Merchant Bank Limited. Prior to this role, he was the Head, Market Risk in NOVA where he was responsible for monitoring the Bank’s market and liquidity risk. He has 18 years experience in the banking industry covering risk management, branch operations, internal control and customer experience management.
Prior to joining the Bank, he was the Head, Market & Liquidity Risk at Access Bank where his responsibilities included ensuring compliance with Access Bank’s market and liquidity risk policies and procedures in Nigeria and subsidiaries in Ghana, Rwanda, Congo DRC, Sierra Leone, Gambia and Zambia. He also drove the market and liquidity risk management strategy across Access Bank and periodically provided updates to the Bank’s Assets and Liability Committee (ALCO) and the Board Risk Management Committee (BRMC).
Mr. Chimbo possesses a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of Ibadan and an M.Sc. in Economics also from University of Ibadan. He is a Certified Risk Specialist and a member of the ACI Financial Markets Association. He has also attended the Wharton Middle Management Program.