Ms. Christiana Ekaete Olaoye is the Managing Director/CEO of Energy Bank Ghana Limited. She joined Energy Bank in April 2016 with over 30 years of post – qualification banking experience spanning various banking organizations in Nigeria and overseas. She, gaining experience in various areas that cut across corporate and commercial banking, corporate finance, credit origination and management, loan syndications, import and export trade finance, domestic and foreign operations, liability and asset management, private banking and wealth management as well as relationship management.
Prior to assuming her current role, she served in the capacity of Executive Director, Business Development at First Bank of Nigeria (UK) Limited. She also headed the International Banking Department of FBN Limited, and was one of the key persons responsible for the establishment of the African subsidiaries in Ghana, Gambia, Senegal, Sierra Leone and the democratic Republic of Congo. Ms. Olaoye has had over 15 years of senior management experience working across countries and teams in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Kingdom, France, China, South Africa and the UAE, and building partnerships for strategic growth. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Language and an MBA in Banking & Finance.
In 2016, Christiana received an award for being among the Top 50 Corporate Women Leaders in Ghana from WomanRising, a flagship network of The African Network of Entrepreneurs (TANOE); the 3rd Award since joining Energy Bank.