Ekechi Festus Onyegbula joined the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) on July 3, 1989. He worked at the Corporation for thirty years during which time he gained tremendous exposure in Bank Examination, Financial and Technical support services, Bank Receivership and Liquidation, Asset Management Services as well as Zonal Office Management where he served as Controller between 2012 and 2014.
He was appointed Director in 2015, to oversee Strategy Development Department and Execution. During this period, he gained insight in Strategy Execution, Performance Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Management of strategic projects/initiatives, Business Process Review/Improvement and the Management of Efficiency in the use of financial and nonfinancial assets.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Credit and Risk Management of Nigeria (FICRM) and Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC). Also, he is a member of Risk Management Associate of Nigeria and holds HDN and MBA in Banking and Finance as well as MPhil in Management. He had the privilege of training professionally at some of the world’s best Financial Institutions and Business schools such as FDIC Corporate University, Arlington Virginia, USA, Federal Reserve, St. Louis USA, Ateneo de Manila University Philippine, Royal Institute also in UK. He is an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School (LBS). Mr. Ekechi is a certified capacity builder and a faculty member of the Business School at the NDIC Training Academy.
Mr. Ekechi while at the NDIC, served in many committees that contributed in the formulation and implementation of policies including but not limited to: SERVICOM Committee, Balanced Scorecard Alumni Committee, Budget Committee, Promotion Examination Committee, Corporation’s Tenders Committee, IT Steering Committee, Performance Management Committee, Enterprise Risk Management Committee, Disciplinary Committee, Business Continuity, Business Continuity Management Committee, Committee on Establishment of Efficiency Unit and Committee on Paperless Environment in NDIC, to mention a few.
Having retired with so much intellectual/experiential assets to share, Mr. Ekechi Festus Onyegbula, in partnership with other retired Executives of NDIC, decided to leverage on consulting to render impactful business support services including training and business advisory to deserving institutions, such as Microfinance Banks, Primary Mortgage Banks, Government Agencies, SME, Non-Governmental Agencies (NGOs), as well as Local and State Governments.