UBA Pensions Custodian Limited (UBA Pensions) is a wholly owned subsidiary of UBA Plc, incorporated in September 2005 in accordance with the Pension Reform Act 2014 (as amended).. We are located in an access-controlled and serene environment with high safety and security standards. The quest to be the leading pension fund custodian in Nigeria drives UBA Pensions to develop high quality client services, along with best-in-class technology as key competitive advantages. The company has set itself from an innovative perspective in the custody business as a differentiator amongst its peers.
UBA Pensions is in compliance with the Nation Pension Commission’s Corporate Governance Code
Blessing is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, holder of an MBA (Business Administration & Marketing) from Bayero University, Kano and alumnus of the Senior Management Program at Lagos Business School (LBS SMP22).
Blessing commenced her banking career at Devcom Merchant Bank in November 1990 before joining Zenith Bank Plc in August 1995 where she rose to the position of Senior Manager/Branch Head. She became part of the United Bank for Africa Plc Team as a Principal Manager in September 2007.
Prior to her appointment, Blessing was a top management staff of the parent company, UBA Plc and had over time, taken direct responsibility for Business Developments in Lagos, Rivers and Bayelsa.
The recipient of various awards and an author, she is blessed with three lovely daughters and enjoys reading, swimming, and travelling for adventure.
DANIEL is the Executive Director – Operations & Information Technology in UBA Pensions Custodians Ltd. His career has been in Law, Estate management, Corporate Banking, Branch Business Development, Risk Management and Operations . He has worked in a number of reputable institutions, including Access Bank, NNB International Bank and United Bank for Africa. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Law from Edo State University and University of Lagos, respectively.
Chris, LL.M, BL, MBA, is a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992 after obtaining a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Benin in 1991.
Chris has been involved in active Legal Practice with reputable Law Firms and was Head of Corporate Trust, UBA Trustees Limited before joining UBA Pensions.
He was the pioneer Company Secretary of UBA Pensions and for some time, was the Ag. Head of Operations until he was deployed in 2017 as the Chief Compliance Officer.
He has also attended several professional courses and training programmes at various levels and is an alumnus of the Senior Management Programme of the Lagos Business School.
Helen holds a BSc in Accounting from the University of Benin and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. She has over 22 years working experience holding various roles in branch operations and finance.
As a finance professional, her experience spans financial reporting, financial operations, controls, data analysis, and process reviews. She has had the responsibility of supporting the various non-banking subsidiaries of United Bank for Africa in all finance-related matters by ensuring the effective discharge of finance functions of the CFOs and the integrity of reported figures. She also had the opportunity to work as the CFO of UBA Insurance brokers.
Helen is detailed and organized. She loves adventures and traveling.
Folasade is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a graduate of Biology from Lagos State University, Ojo.
She has 19 years’ experience in Internal Control, Compliance and Banking Operations. She started her career at Standard Trust Bank and is gifted with the spirit of attention to details and excellent organizing skills.
Before joining UBA Pensions she has held various positions in UBA Plc as Cluster Control Manager, Area Control Manager with oversight responsibility of ensuring effective discharge of control functions in various Business Offices/Regions.
Rachel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) from the University of Benin, a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from the University of
Lagos and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK (Nigeria branch).
She commenced her career in 1995 with the law firm of Babajide Koku and moved to Toye Coker, Ogbekene & Co., before joining the former IMB International Bank Plc in 2000 as a Legal Officer, where she rose to the position of Acting Company Secretary/Legal Adviser.
Rachel also worked in Dangote Industries Ltd, Mainstreet Bank/Skye Bank Plc/Polaris Bank Limited where her various assignments enabled the honing of her skills in every facet of corporate legal practice, leading teams spanning company secretariat, litigation, loan documentation, debt recovery and contract advisory functions.
Rachel is an ordained Christian Minister and advocate of gender parity who enjoys reading and singing.
Mopelola is a seasoned banker with 16 years cognate experience in the Financial Services sector. She has held core banking roles in Branch Operations, Customer Relationship Services, Service Quality Assurance and Credit Operations.
She holds a Master of Business Administration specializing in Finance, 2014 and a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry in 2002, both from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
She joined United Bank for Africa Plc in 2004 prior to the merger with Standard Trust Bank. She is currently Ag. Head, Contribution Administration of UBA Pension Custodian Limited.
Kehinde Oguntuyi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from University of Ilorin, and an MBA from University of Ado Ekiti, Ekiti. He has attended various professional trainings including the Senior Management Program (SMP) at the Lagos Business School.
Kehinde started his career with Afribank PLC as a Teller Control before he joined Lordsfield Limited where he worked as Administrative/Account Officer. He later moved to Teams Communications Limited as Account/Administrative Officer
He is currently Head, Safekeeping Department of UBA Pensions. He had previously worked for 5 years as Head of Contribution Department.
Dapo has 15 years experience in the financial services sector, which has seen him perform in Operations, Retail Marketing, Human Resources and Corporate Services.
He holds an MBA (Master’s in Business Administration) in Human Resource Management and a combined honours first degree in History and Sociology both from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
He started his carrier with Standard Trust Bank Plc which later emerged as United Bank for Africa Plc. He is currently Head, Resources of UBA Pensions Custodian Limited.
Yomi is a seasoned professional with years of progressive experience managing IT infrastructure and services. Yomi’s competences in IT service management and technical operations are aimed at aligning end-user needs with long-term business objectives while leveraging on technology to resolve complex challenges.
He has worked in a number of reputable institutions, including Resourcery Limited, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, Emerging Market Telecommunications Services Ltd (Etisalat Nigeria – now 9Mobile Nigeria) among others.
Yomi holds combined honours first degree in Computer Science/Economics from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife. He holds professional membership and certifications from Microsoft Inc., International Academy of Project Management (IAPM), Project Management Institute (PMI) and International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2)
Olayiwola Ige is an award-winning Risk Management expert with experience in Banking Operations and Consulting.
His Banking experience spanned across ten years with FirstBank of Nigeria Plc and Ecobank of Nigeria Plc working as an Operational Risk Manager in the Enterprise Risk Management division of both organisations.
More recently, he was part of the teams of consultants to the Bank of Industry (BOI) and Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) that reviewed and implemented their Enterprise Risk Management frameworks.
Olayiwola was awarded as the best staff in Operational Risk Management by First Bank Plc in 2012.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria and also a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He is a certified Enterprise Risk Manager by the International Academy of Business and Financial Management (IAFM)
Lai is a thoroughbred, all-around Risk Management expert with a practical approach to risk management processes.
Winston has over 17 years work experience in capital market operations, financial portfolio management, business strategy and banking.
Winston is a SEC registered Sponsored Individual in Portfolio Management. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers and an alumnus of the Senior Management Programme (SMP) of Lagos Business School. Winston possesses a B.Sc. in Economic from the University of Ilorin and an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University.
He worked as a pioneer staff for Afrinvest West Africa and GTB Asset Management now Investment One Financial Services as the Deputy Head, Operations and the Head, Retail Marketing respectively.
Prior to joining UBA Pensions, Winston worked as a profit center manager, financial institution with UBA Plc