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Uzoma Nwankwo

Uzoma Nwankwo

Chief Financial Officer, Amni International Petroleum

Uzo holds a Bachelor of Engineering from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, a Master of Engineering from Michigan State University and MBA from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Uzo , an accomplished and outstanding financial executive, with over thirty years of experience, joined Amni International Petroleum Development Company Limited in 2014 as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer. Uzo began his career in finance when he joined Citibank-Citicorp in New York in 1987 as a Management Trainee. He rose to become a Vice-President in the asset based finance division of the bank. In 1994 he joined Citibank Nigeria as Executive Director, Corporate Banking and was later transferred to Citibank Africa Division in 1997 as Africa Head of Structured and Asset Based Finance in Johannesburg. After a brief stint as director of Structured Finance at Loita Capital in Johannesburg, Uzo returned to Nigeria in 2000 and joined First Bank of Nigeria Plc as Executive Director, Risk and Management Control. Between 2004 and 2009, Uzo served as Executive Director, Corporate Finance and Strategy for the Dangote Group. There, he oversaw the unbundling of the Group into operating subsidiaries and managed the subsequent listing of the Sugar Refinery, Dangote Flour Mills and Dangote Salt Company on the Nigeria Stock Exchange. He still serves as a non-executive director of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc.