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LBS Alumnus Appointed Chairman of the Global Council of the Global Banking Education Standards Board

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LBS Alumnus Appointed Chairman of the Global Council of the Global Banking Education Standards Board

Lagos Business School is pleased to announce that one of its alumni, Olusegun Aina, Chief Executive Programme (CEP 8) was recently appointed as the Pioneer Chairman of the Global Council of the Global Banking Education Standards Board.

Aina emerged the Chairman after the election conducted at the joint meeting of the global council and task force of GBEStB coordinated by Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) national secretariat, which held recently.

The GBEStB is a voluntary, industry-led initiative founded with the aims and objectives to develop clear internationally-agreed standards for the education of Professional Bankers worldwide, develop and publish global education standards for banking institutes and similar bodies, and facilitating and sharing of global best practices in banking education between banking institutes regulators and other stakeholders.

Aina’s election as Chairman is in line with the Institutes vision, mandate and strategic plan to be a global reference point for professionalism and ethics in the banking and finance industry.

He holds a BSc in Accounting from the University of Lagos and an MSc in Banking and Finance from the University of Ibadan. He is a member of different professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Bankers, London and Nigeria; Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and Institute of Directors (IOD). He is also an alumnus of INSEAD, France and IMD, Switzerland.

Aina is the former President of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. He is also the Chairman of Vatebra Limited a leading Nigerian FinTech with outreaches outside of Nigeria. ​