Board and Management Team

Mr. Roosevelt Ogbonna FCA, CFA

Managing Director / Chief Executive Director

Mr. Ogbonna was appointed as the Bank’s Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer effective May 2022. Prior to this, he was appointed as the Bank’s Deputy Managing Director in  2017 and Executive Director in 2013.   He is a thoroughbred and consummate professional with over two (2) decades of banking experience having joined Access Bank in 2002 from Guaranty Trust Bank.

Mr. Ogbonna has a very rich professional cum academic background.  He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (HCIB), a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Senior Executive Fellow programme, an alumnus of Harvard Business School and a CFA charter holder. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from IMD Business School, Switzerland; a Master’s degree (LL.M) in International Corporate & Commercial Law from King's College, London; an Executive Master’s degree in Business Administration from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business; and a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In 2015, he was selected as one of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) Future Global Leaders. Roosevelt has attended Executive Management Development Programmes on diverse areas of banking and management in world leading institutions.

He has a robust corporate board experience and currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of the Bank’s subsidiaries in UK and South Africa. He also represents the Bank on the Boards of its investee companies - African Finance Corporation and CSCS Plc.

Professional Experience 

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Appointment Date

Board Committee Membership

May 2022- Date 

Managing Director/CEO, Access Bank Plc 


Chartered Financial Analyst

Effective May 2022

Member-Board Technical Committee on Retail Expansion

2017 -May 2022


Group Deputy Managing Director, Access Bank Plc



Executive  Director, Access Bank Plc


Masters in Business Administration (“MBA”) Institute of Management Development

Member - Board Digital and Information Technology Committee



Divisional Director, Commercial Banking

Access Bank Plc


Executive Masters in Business Administration (“EMBA”) Cheung Kung Graduate School of Business

Member - Board Risk Management Committee



Group Head and Super Regional Head, Commercial Banking Division

Access Banking Plc


Graduate Senior Executive Fellow (“SEF”) Program        Harvard Kennedy School

Member- Board Credit Committee






Team Lead, Local Corporate, Corporate Banking Group, Access Bank Plc



Honorary Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers



Institutional Banking Group




General Management Program (GMP),     Harvard Business School

Investment Banking Group

Lead Merchant Bank



Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) 

1991 – 1996


University of Nigeria, Nsukka          B.Sc. (Hons) Banking & Finance       Second Class (Honours) Upper Division

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