The Management Team of Fidelity Pension Managers Limited is an essential component of its governance and operational structure. This team is responsible for analyzing the Company’s goals and objectives and also implements and drives the strategies our employees require to achieve success.
Our experienced team includes the brightest players with finance, investment, operations, compliance, marketing, audit, risk, information technology and legal capabilities. Together, they bring a diverse and relevant range of experiences instrumental in moving the Company forward beyond existing frontiers.
MANAGING DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Mrs. Andy-Azike holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology/Anthropology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and an MBA from the Lagos State University. She has over 27 years work experience in financial institutions viz., Modern Finance, First African Trust Bank, Magnum Trust Bank, Commercial Bank Credit Lyonnais and Fidelity Bank Plc. She joined Fidelity Pension Managers in 2007. Her work experience cuts across Treasury Operations, Credit Administration, Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Pension Administration and Management.
Amaka is a member of various professional bodies and associations. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (FCIB), and a Fellow of the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers (FIAPM).
She is an alumna of the prestigious Lagos Business School, Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom, INSEAD Business School, France and the Columbia Business School, New York.
CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Mr. Jude Duru, who functions as the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer, holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Lagos. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Chicago, USA (CISA). He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. Jude has also been exposed to several training courses, conferences relevant to his function both locally and internationally organized.
Jude joined Fidelity Pension Managers Limited in 2007 with a wealth of experience of over eighteen years across banking audit and tax administration.
GROUP HEAD, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Mr. Ibrahim Musa Kaya holds a B.Sc in Administration with Specialization in Banking and Finance from the Ahmadu Bello University. He has over 25 years post qualification work experience in both the public and private sectors. He started working with the Office of the Auditor General, Kaduna State where he rose to the rank of Deputy Director of Audit. Mr. Kaya joined the private sector as Consultant Group Head, HEFFCO Nig. Ltd during the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) era up till 2000. He also worked with System Properties Development Company (SPDC under L'carde Abuja till 2005).
He has over ten years' experience in the Contributory Pension Scheme management. Prior to joining Fidelity Pension Managers Limited, he worked with Sigma Pension Limited from 2006 till 2016 at senior management levels covering various locations such as Kaduna, Abuja, Kano and Sokoto.
GROUP HEAD, INVESTMENT
Mr. Monye holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Accounting and MBA from the University of Benin. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA).
He had a brief stint in a Federal Government parastatal where he rose to the position of Assistant Chief Accountant before moving into the banking industry in 1992. Since then, he has held management positions in the Investment Banking Sector. He was a Fund Manager in Icon Limited (Merchant Bankers), Denham Management Limited and Fidelity Bank Plc where he handled large-ticket institutional funds and participated in highly challenging corporate finance functions including capital issues, privatization and financial/investment advisory services.
He was part of the Management team of Icon Unit Trust. He was also a key-member of the pioneer team of Nigeria International Growth Fund (NIGFUND), managed by Fidelity Bank Plc, one of the most sought after open-end investment vehicles in Nigeria. Before his current assignment, he was Group Financial Controller with Jkpeez Group.
GROUP HEAD, INTERNAL AUDIT & RISK MANAGEMENT
Peter Ineh is a graduate of Accounting and has a Master’s degree in Corporate Governance from Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. He is a chartered accountant (ACA), a certified member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, (ISACA) Chicago, USA (CISA), Certified ISAGO Auditor (IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations-Montreal) and a certified Cobit5 implementer and Assessor trainer.
Peter has attended several training courses and conferences relevant to his function both locally and internationally. He is an alumni of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Training Institute, Geneva, MIS Training Institute (UK), IIA Training Institute (Toronto) and Lagos Business School. He joined Fidelity Pension Managers Limited in 2017 with a wealth of experience of over 25 years in consultancy, audit, risk management, financial services and aviation.
GROUP HEAD, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)
Mr. Akpoghenobor holds B.Sc. in Computer Science/Mathematics from the University of Port Harcourt and a Masters in Business Administration in Financial Management from the National Institute of Business Management, Chennai, India. He has over 15 years’ experience in IT, covering various facets of the industry. He was Head – Software Development at International Computers Limited (ICL), a Senior Programmer at SystemCare and Softwares Ltd, and Manager, Ceela Computers Limited. Charles is a member of the International Institute of Business Analysts
Charles pioneered the first Mysis Bankmaster/Branchpower Support Centre in Nigeria as well as the first and only Support and Implementation Centre of Sonda S.A AFP.NET Pension Fund Administration Software in Nigeria. He has been involved in many IT Solutions implementation projects in Nigeria both as Technical Consultant and as Project Manager. Since graduation, he has attended several local and foreign technical and management courses and seminars in Nigeria, India, South Africa and Chile as well as business meetings in Ireland and London.
He was General Manager [Technical & Professional Services] of Enterprise Information Technology Limited a position he held for 9 years before joining Fidelity Pension Managers Limited.
GROUP HEAD, FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Mr. Vitalis Ike is an accounting graduate from the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, Imo State. He is also an associate of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers. He has over fifteen years’ experience in financial services. He worked with Belfry Investment and Securities Limited between 2002 and 2008 where he doubled as both company accountant and manager overseeing administration, reporting directly to the Managing Director.
He joined the services of Fidelity Pension Managers Limited as a Senior Pension Executive, in charge of Investment Research & Analysis in August 2008. A position he held until December 2012, when he was appointed to oversee the activities of the Finance and Administration Department.
ACTING GROUP HEAD, OPERATIONS
Mr. Afolabi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Ilorin and MBA (Finance) from the Ladoke Akintola University, Oyo State. He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) which is the largest multi-disciplinary professional body in Africa, Certified Institute of Cost Management of Nigeria and the Certified Pension Institute of Nigeria.
Muyiwa has over thirteen years’ experience in core areas of Operations in pension administration such as registration, contribution collection, benefits administration and customer relationship management.
He commenced his career with the Group Life and Pension Department of AIICO Insurance PLC in 2002 moving to AIICO Pension Managers Limited in 2005. He left the Collection Contribution Unit under the Operations Department in 2007 to join the pilot staff team of Fidelity Pension Managers Limited (Operations and Information Technology Group at the time).
Muyiwa has at various times functioned as Head of Contributions and Deputy Head of Operations until 2017 when he was appointed to act as the Head of the Department.