; Bernadine Okeke

Bernadine Okeke

Non-Executive Director

Bernadine Okeke holds a B.Sc. Accounting degree from Hampton University, Virginia, USA. She also holds an MBA (finance) from Suffolk University Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

She was a former Executive Vice-President and Head, Private Banking at First Bank of Nigeria from where she retired in 2015. Before joining First Bank, she had amassed a wealth of experience in banking from working at the Bank of New England, USA, Savannah Bank, Nigerian-American Merchant Bank and Victory Merchant Bank in Nigeria.

She is currently Executive Director, Business Development with Cardinal Developers. Her responsibility at Cardinal Developers includes developing banking business projects in hospitality, multi-family dwellings and power.

Bernadine combines her creative thinking and strategic business planning capabilities to create sustainable success for new businesses.