Emmanuel Ejembi – Group Head, Operations

Emmanuel Ejembi is the Group Operations of UP. He is a seasoned technology professional with deep implementation and technology management experience over a 16-year period. A Certified Expert in IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), and Expert Oracle Database Administrator with vast exposure to Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, Databases, Data Center Management, Electronic Payment Systems and Solutions and IT Services Management. Emmanuel joined the services of Unified Payments in 2005 and worked in several roles – as Systems Administrator, Database Administrator, Data Center Manager, Head of Department -Issuing and currently leads the Operations Group with responsibility for Processing and Switching Operations, Clearing and Settlement Operations, Bespoke Processing Operations, Issuing Operations and Core Banking Management and Operations. Prior to joining the services of Unified Payments, Emmanuel worked with First Foundation Medical Engineering, Alarm Center and Bentel Network Ltd as an Engineer.

He holds a B.Eng. degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and an M.Sc. in Information Systems Management from Roehampton University, London. He is also an alumnus of Cornel University, USA and the famous Lagos Business School. Emmanuel is member of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE).