Management Team

Oluwakemi Ugwu

Managing Director & CEO

Aliyu Atiku

Head, ICT

Stanley Ihi’s Igbinedion

Chief Financial Officer

Ijeoma P. Mfon-Umoh

Chief Compliance Officer

Bitrus Samaila Ndangra

Head, HR & Admin

Abubakar Mohammed

Head, Business Development

Idris Adeniyi

Head, Investment

Oluwadamilola Deborah Oseghale

Company Secretary-Legal Adviser

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Oluwakemi Ugwu

Managing Director & CEO

Kemi holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Ilorin and a Masters in Information Technology from the University of Lagos.

She served as a pioneer youth corp member in Adesoye College, Offa in 1997 and was retained. Kemi became the pioneer Computer Officer before joining Access Bank in 2000 as an Assistant Database Administrator. Kemi was redeployed as the pioneer Acting Head of Cash Management Unit and was later made the pioneer Unit Head (Relationship Manager) for the Insurance desk in the Financial Institutions Department. She joined UBA in 2005 and was seconded to UBA Pensions same year as the Pioneer Head of the Information and Communication Department a position she held for over 12 years before her redeployment as Head Contributions Processing.

She is currently the Managing Director & CEO.

Kemi has also attended several professional courses and training programmes at various levels and is an alumnus of the Senior Management Programme of Lagos Business School.

Aliyu Atiku Head, ICT

Aliyu Atiku is an Information Technology Specialist with more than 17 years’ experience in requirement analysis, system analysis, system design, programming, relational database, system administration and information technology management in ICT, Telecommunications and Pension Industries. Before his current appointment, he was the Chief Technical Officer at Sigma Pensions Limited. He also held the position of Head, Client Management Services Unit in charge of customer service delivery improvement drives and technologies as well as clients' data management in Sigma between 2013 and 2014.

He joined the Sigma Pension Limited  in 2013 from Premium Pension Limited where he had served as the Head, Information Technology Department from February, 2008 to April, 2013. As Head, IT he managed the implementation and running of the information systems of the company and established a track record for accomplishing tasks through optimum utilization of allocated resources. He was also responsible for the design of various interfaces between applications used within the company.

He was the Head, System Administration in the Information Technology Department of Nigeria Telecommunications Ltd (NITEL) and Lead the Test / Project Team that saw the successful deployment of the most ambitious end-to-end revenue assurance Mediation, Interconnect, and International Calls Reconciliation Project code-named NIIMA. Before joining NITEL he was a Lecturer at Waziri Umar Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi teaching Computer Science. His short stay in the Polytechnic witnessed the introduction of Diploma Course in Computer Studies and re-structuring of the Computer Centre to NBTE Standard. Aliyu has attended many courses including CGEIT: (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT) at Koenig, India, Palladium Kaplan-Norton Balanced Scorecard, CIO 360 Degree Course-IT Management Boot Camp, Six Sigma Black Belt, Operational Risk Management, Oracle Database Administration, Intermediate Essentials and Administration, Intermediate GDC Scripting Course and Sun Solaris Administration. Aliyu holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership & Sustainability from Robert Kennedy College, University of Cumbria, UK and is a graduate of Computer Science from ATBU, Bauchi.

Stanley Ihi's Igbinedion

Chief Financial Officer

Stanley Ihi’s Igbinedion acts as the Chief Financial Officer of Nigerian University Pension Management Company Limited.

He has more than 18 years of working experience, mostly with the major PFAs in Nigeria.

He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Senior Associate of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria.

 

He studied Accounting and Finance at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for his BSc and MSc programs.

Ijeoma P. Mfon-Umoh

Chief Compliance Officer

Ijeoma P. Mfon-Umoh heads the Compliance Department which is charged with the responsibility of proactively managing regulatory risks.  She has a 20-year post-graduation wide-ranging experience in financial services most of which are in the Nigerian pension industry, giving her a rich hands-on pension-industry experience.

She commenced her career in 2001 with Aptech Computer Education where she also trained in and obtained a Certificate of Proficiency in Information Systems Management (CPISM) in Information Technology and later moved to the defunct Express Discount Limited (Discount House) as a Supervisor in charge of Operations and Liaison with the Head Office, Lagos.

Before joining NUPEMCO, Ijeoma was a pioneer staff of Legacy Pension Managers Limited (now FCMB Pensions).  Her roles in FCMB Pensions within the 13-year stay spanned key departments such as the Executive Office, Investment, Benefits Administration and Compliance.  She initiated a comprehensive Compliance Audit Work Plan that reflected the organization’s unique compliance characteristics and tracked compliance risk issues across the various Departments.

Ijeoma holds a BA in History and M.Sc in Industrial Sociology & Personnel Management from reputable Nigerian Universities. She has received extensive training ranging from industry-specific to team building and leadership development programs.

Samaila Bitrus

Head, HR & Admin

Bitrus Samaila is the Head of Human Resources and Administration of Nigerian University Pension Management Company Limited (NUPEMCO), where he is responsible for the execution of the HR strategy for the Company. He also oversees the administration unit. He has 20 years post-graduation experience spanning Human Resource Management, administration and lecturing. Prior to joining NUPEMCO, he worked with National Universities Commission, Adamawa State university and Kano State Polytechnic.

Bitrus is an alumnus of the University of Maiduguri where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Rural Development from the Federal University of Technology Yola. In addition, he has Master’s in Public Administration, and he is currently a PhD student at the University of Jos.

Bitrus has many publications to his name and as a public speaker and presenter, he has delivered numerous papers at conferences, seminars and workshops on man power planning and development.

Abubakar Mohammed

Head, Business Development

Abubakar Mohammed holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy, a post Graduate in Management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography and has also attended several Leadership and Management training.

Abubakar is member of the following Professional bodies; Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered), Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management.

 

 

He is entrepreneurial and with many years of experience in both the Public and Private sectors. He has at different times held the positions of a Regional Head and Head of Department leading to his present role as Head, Business Development.

His hobbies are traveling, networking and watching television. He is married with children

Idris Adeniyi

Head, Investment

Idris is a seasoned investment banker and consultant with many years of experience in the capital market and commercial banking in Nigeria. He has been at the forefront as a thought leader and speaker on key investment, accounting and tax issues including mergers and acquisitions in Nigeria and capital raising in the Nigerian capital market. His experience covers global and local macro-economic analysis, asset and liability management, debt securities analysis and investment and fixed income securities trading.

Idris is a 2003 graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Institute of Chartered Securities and Investment (U.K) and about to complete his examinations to the associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers.

He has a combined fourteen (14) years of work experience in Audit, Commercial and Investment Banking (Treasury & Portfolio Management). Idris started his banking career with Skye Bank Plc (now Polaris Bank) before joining Intercontinental Bank Plc (now Access Bank Plc) as Performance Management Officer to Executive Director, North. He later rose to become a Branch Manager. He was Deputy Head, Investment in Trustfund Pensions Limited before joining ABMC Management Consultants Limited as Chief Operating Officer/Team Lead, Asset Management.

Oluwadamilola Deborah Oseghale

Company Secretary-Legal Adviser

Oluwadamilola Deborah Oseghale is the Company Secretary of Nigerian University Pension Management Company (NUPEMCO) and she heads the Legal department which is responsible for the provision of transaction and legal advisory to the Company in all its activities and ensuring that the decisions of the Board are well implemented.

Damilola holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and BL from the Nigerian Law School. She also holds a master’s degree in Law and Human Resource Management from the University of Abuja and Middlesex University Business School, London UK, respectively. She is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), UK and is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association. Prior to joining NUPEMCO, she worked with many reputable organizations which includes Weclic Track Media Barcelona, Spain and National Universities Commission, Abuja where she oversaw the registration of NUPEMCO for Nigerian Universities at Corporate Affairs Commission and National Penson Commission.