Emmanuel Ikazaboh has more than 25 years’ experience in Senior Management roles in Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon and South Africa. He is currently Chairman of Ecobank, the Pan-African banking group. Previously, he was the Managing Partner for Francophone offices in Côte d’Ivoire and Cameroon and later became the Managing Partner/CEO of Deloitte West and Central Africa, until 2009. He was appointed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an Interim Administrator, to carry out capital market reforms of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Central Securities Clearing System Plc. (CSCS).
He serves on several corporate boards as Chairman or Non-Executive Director. He obtained an MBA in Financial Management and Marketing from Manchester University Business School in 1979. He is a Certified Accountant in the United Kingdom and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.