Board of Directors
Patrick Iyamabo Non-Executive Director Appointed December 2020
Patrick Iyamabo is the group Chief Financial Officer of First Bank of Nigeria Limited (“FirstBank”), responsible for the finance function of FirstBank and all its subsidiaries. Prior, he was Senior Vice President of Strategy and M&A at First City Monument Bank Ltd and Group Chief Financial Officer of FCMB Group Plc for almost a decade. Patrick has over 27 years of professional experience in assurance, risk management, business development, accounting and finance.
Patrick also worked at Arthur Andersen (“AA”) as auditor and strategy consultant, where he was also a founding member of the risk management practice. At various times, Patrick worked with Booz Allen Hamilton in New York and LEK Consulting in Boston, providing strategic management and specialized corporate finance services to private and listed corporations. Earlier in his career, he also worked with Pfizer in Lagos and New York.
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) from the Ahmadu Bello University, and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with dual majors in Finance and Strategic Management from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He attended INSEAD Singapore MBA exchange programme, as well as executive and specialized programmes at the Harvard Business School and The Wharton School.
Patrick is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCITN); Member, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria; Honorary Senior Member, the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB); and Member, Institute of Directors of Nigeria (M.IoD).