Ojinika Nkechinyelu Olaghere

Ojinika Olaghere


Ojini Olaghere has over 32 years’ experience in Bank Operations, Consumer and Commercial Banking, Information Technology and General Administration. She is a speaker/facilitator at trainings, workshops, seminars and conferences focused on the education of the girl child, women economic empowerment and career development.

She began her career with Tropical Farming magazine in 1985, had a stint at the Embassy of Guinea in 1986, joined Coopers and Lybrand & Associates (now PwC) in 1990 and left Ecobank Nigeria as a Deputy General Manager in 2007. She retired from Access Bank in 2018 as the Executive Director, Operations and Information Technology. She is currently the Managing Consultant Rickela Consultants Ltd. She has held leadership roles in a number of companies such as Non-Executive Director, WAPIC Insurance; Non-Executive Director Access Bank Cote d’Ivoire; Non-Executive Director Intercontinental Properties; Non-Executive Director Intercontinental Homes and Secretary to the Governing Council, Bank Directors Association of Nigeria.

She holds a Second Class Upper degree in French Language from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) – an ICAN 1988 Prize Winner and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. She has attended several courses at leading institutions including Harvard Business School, INSEAD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, London Business School and Lagos Business School.