Ejiro W. Akpokodje is a Mid-level executive with over 11 years’ banking experience that cuts across the Retail, Commercial and Corporate Banking units with activities covering loan origination, relationship management, risk management, credit appraisal, deposit mobilization and advisory services in the Nigerian financial services industry.
Ejiro, is an executive who people refer to as The RAINMAKER.
He helps individuals and organizations derive improved performance through training, knowledge sharing as well as his technical abilities which results in a positive change and lasting impact for people and organizations he connects with to enable them achieve their desired results.
Ejiro started his banking career at Guaranty Trust Bank Plc in October 2009 where he won the award for the Trainee with the Best Attitude from the IBFC Agusto led training school. He further moved to Fidelity Bank Plc in July 2015 and assumed the role of a Branch Leader overseeing a branch in Warri, Delta State.
Here, he was part of the Generation Next Leadership Bootcamp for consistent stars and was trained for 8 weeks to acquire further skills on courses such as transformational leadership, business excellence and succession planning, financial statement analysis, etc.
He completed the training programme and emerged as the 2nd best graduating participant in his cadre.
Ejiro has extensive management experience and is a Fellow of Institute of Professional Managers & Administrators of Nigeria (FIPMA), Institute of Credit Administration (FICA), Institute of Management Consultants – Nigeria (FIMC/CMC), and Institute of Management Specialists – UK (FIMS/Dip. IMS).
He is also a Member of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (MNIMN), Chartered Institute of Human Resources Management (MCIHRM), Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) and an Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (ACIPM)
Ejiro holds a B.Sc in Banking and Finance from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and emerged the 2nd Best graduating student in the Department of Banking and Finance 2006/2007 session with a CGPA of 4.37
He recently accepted an offer to join the one customer Bank – Sterling Bank – in their Commercial Banking unit with effect from April 2021.
Overall, Ejiro is a committed achiever with a solid background in promoting financial products and services combined with outstanding academic results.
A well-rounded, and culturally aware professional with a distinctive ability to relate to diverse populations with various backgrounds. He comes highly skilled in solving financial and business problems for clients and other stakeholders.