Barnabas OkwudibieCOO at LINKS Microfinance Bank
Barnabas is a seasoned professional with more than 18 years’ experience spanning sales strategy design and management, customer retention strategy, credit risk management, loan origination and syndication, and business process re-engineering. He has gained diverse work experience in various sectors, including security consulting, commercial banking, insurance, fintech, and finance companies such as Sovereign Finance Limited as Divisional Head, Retail & Business Development, before joining Links MFB Limited as Chief Operating Officer/Group Head, Sales.
He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Delta State University, Abraka, and a Master in Marketing & Sales from Rome Business School. He is a fellow of the Institute of Credit Administrators (FICA), the Chartered Institute of Loans and Risk Management of Nigeria (FCILRM), and of the Institute Professional Managers & Administrators of Nigeria (FIPMA), and an associate of the Nigeria Institute of Management (Chartered).
He is a Microfinance Certified Member (MCIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, and he has attended key management and professional training programs in Nigeria and overseas in areas covering sales management, asset and liability management, business strategy, and leadership.