Vivian Uchenna Okolo – Director, Corporate Services

Vivian joined the UP� in 1999 and is currently Director, Corporate Services. �She has over twenty years work experience and has served in several capacities as Group Head, Financial Institutions, Group Head IT, Head of Training, Head of Acquiring Department with direct responsibility for growing merchant acceptance. Under Vivian, Unified Payment Services Limited merchant network grew significantly while income targets were surpassed. She also had direct responsibility for Unified Payment Services Limited successful application for Payment Terminal Service Provider (PTSP) License from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2011.

As Group Head, IT Vivian led the IT & Infrastructure, Software, and the Bespoke Processing Services operations of the company. She brings to the role, her experiences in IT, marketing function, interaction with external customers, as well as internal customers. Prior to UP, Vivian had worked with Inlaks Computers Limited as software applications specialist.

She graduated from the Enugu State University of Science & Technology with a B.Eng. in Computer Science and Engineering. She also holds an MBA in Marketing from ESUT Business School. Vivian has attended several management courses in and outside Nigeria including Senior Management Programme and Advanced Management Programme in Lagos Business School, AMP-CEP Global programme in IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain, and Cornell University, USA. �She also holds a certificate in FinTech from the Harvard Business School.