Adeyemi Atanda

Adeyemi Atanda

Position: Chairman
Categories: exco members

Yemi Atanda is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Yemi holds a certificate in Positive Leadership from Michigan-Ross Executive Education (University of Michigan, USA) as well as certificate in Strategic Business Leadership from Lagos Business School, Nigeria. Yemi is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) in good standing for over a decade and is currently a member of trustee of the Nigerian Chapter.

His work experience spans various industries such as oil and gas, IT management, Payment Processing and Digital Banking. Yemi’s work experience stretches over about 20 years with more than half of that in management positions in the electronic banking industry sub-sector. He has pioneered various innovations in digital financial services in Nigeria and is constantly on the cutting-edge of payment disruption in the country. He is well respected across the industry and has built a niche for himself in leading innovations around emerging payment trends.

Yemi is currently the Group Head, E-Payment Solutions at Guaranty Trust Bank. Before becoming the Chairman of CEBIH, he had earlier functioned as the Secretary for Shared Services as well as the Vice Chairman of the industry committee.