Mrs. Uche Nwuka holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Benin, Nigeria, majoring in Economics and Statistics. She also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with majors in Banking and Finance.
Garnered over 26 years’ experience as a banker, spanning four (4) banks including Merchant banks, Commercial banks and Development Finance Institution, she is well exposed in all key departments and areas of banking.
As an Investment Banker with the defunct ABC Merchant Bank Limited, she worked in the Corporate Finance, as well as the Domestic Treasury and Financial Institutions Departments.
In Manny Bank Plc (Merged with Fidelity Bank Plc), Mrs Nwuka, was able to build up very strong and exceptional competencies in Private Banking and Treasury Department, which she headed for a period of 6 years up until Manny Bank (then a Merchant Bank) was granted a commercial banking license in 2000. As the Head of Treasury Services Department, she was instrumental to the generation of funds from High Net-worth individuals and conglomerates which enabled the bank to meet its high liquidity demands required of a commercial bank.
Much later, she joined the Private Banking Group of the First City Monument Bank (FCMB PLC) from August 2006 to February 2007, but briefly left to join the Bank of Industry as Head, Treasury & International Operations Department from 2007 to 2011.
She was later deployed as the pioneer head of the Creative Industry Department to supervise the development and successful implementation of the Bank’s first non-asset based collateral arrangement for a Cinema project and other projects within the Creative Industry. Mrs Nwuka had equally supervised the Gender Business and Multi-lateral Relationship Department, where the African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) office was under her supervision. She was later redeployed to the Risk Management Division (RMD) where she had supervisory responsibility for five key departments namely Credit Control, Credit Administration, Monitoring, Remedial and Recovery under the overall supervision of the Chief Risk Officer, until 2015, when she was later redeployed to the Creative Industry Group as the current Group Head.