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Mr Oluwole Akinleye


With almost 3 decades of cognate Banking experience, Wole Akinleye is the Executive Director responsible for co-ordinating business development activities in the South for Wema Bank. His work experience cuts across all major areas of banking operations including Retail, Corporate Banking and Risk Management.

Wole Akinleye was Group Head, Business Development, Lagos for StanbicIBTC prior to joining Wema Bank in 2009. At StanbicIBTC, he held at various times, the role of Regional Head, Retail & Commercial Banking in the Bank’s Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland and South-West regions.

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Wole obtained his first degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1989 and, subsequently, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the same University. A widely travelled banker, Wole has attended several Senior Leadership Programmes around the world.