WEEC Portrait of Aisha Ahmad

Aisha Ahmad
Aisha Ahmad, Deputy Governor, Financial Systems Stability Directorate of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was born on 26th of October, 1976 in Sokoto State, Nigeria.

Until her appointment as Deputy Governor of the CBN, she was Executive Director, Consumer Banking and Investment at Diamond Bank.

Aisha Ahmad is a graduate of University of Abuja where she bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She also has an MBA in Finance from University of Lagos, a Master’s Degree in Finance and Management from Cranefield University.

Aisha is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and she has since bagged the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

She the Women in Business (WIMBIZ) organization where she helps women in personal development and business growth.

Aisha started her work at, Manstructs Group Nigeria Limited, where she served as Group Accountant after which she worked at Z.O. Ososanya & Company. She then moved to First Interstate Bank (Nigeria) PLC, as Executive Assistant, Treasury Group.

She then proceeded to Zenith Bank where she served as Head of Retail Banking, and then NAL Bank, now Sterling Bank, as Head of Private Banking. Shortly before joining the CBN, she worked as the Executive Director, Consumer Banking and Investment. 

Aisha’s professional career spans NAL Bank PLC, Zenith Bank, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC and Diamond Bank.

She also served as the chairperson of the executive council of Women in management, Business and public service (WIMBIZ).

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