Mr. Okonkwo is the CEO of Fidelity Bank and representative of Fidelity Bank on the Board of Directors of Unified Payments.
He assumed duties as Managing Director/CEO of Fidelity Bank with effect from January 2014. Until his appointment as the MD/CEO he was the Executive Director in charge of South Directorate of the bank. He holds a B.Sc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Benin and an MBA, Banking and Finance from Enugu State University.
He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme (AMP) of INSEAD and has also attended other senior-level programmes at world renowned institutions. Before joining Fidelity Bank, Okonkwo was the Head of the Corporate Banking Directorate in UBA and had at various times been the MD&CEO of UBA Ghana and the Regional Chief Executive Officer of all UBA Subsidiaries in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone and comes with over 25 years experience in various areas of banking.