Head of Corporate Finance & Strategy
Tony Chinwe is a Deputy General Manager (DGM) of the Company in charge of Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning. His experiences and trainings cut across diverse fields – Civil/Structural Engineering, Project Management, Banking, Financial Advisory Services, Training, SME Consultancy and Business Development Services
He has 21 years banking experience. About 9 of those years were spent at Senior Management level. His banking experience cuts across Relationship Management, Loan/Credit Processing, Commercial and retail banking, Investment banking, SME banking, Branch and Regional Management. He, along with his team, set up the SME Banking Department of Fidelity Bank Plc., as the pioneer Group Head of SME of the Bank.
Mr. Chinwe started his Career in the Construction Industry where he worked with Messrs Shobowale-Broad-Gloyens & Associates as a Senior Structural Engineer before moving into the Banking sector in 1992. He spent a greater part of his banking career at the then Allstates Trust Bank Plc and Fidelity Bank Plc. He was also the Pioneer CEO of De-SME Facilitators Limited, a Company that is focused on rendering Business Development Consultancy services to SMEs and various Stakeholders in that segment of economic Pyramid, before joining Arewa Cotton & Allied Company Group.
Mr. Chinwe is an Alumnus of the University of Lagos. He holds BSc. degree in Civil Engineering with First Class honours and was the best graduating student in Public health Engineering in 1987. He also possesses MSc. (Structural Engineering), MBA, MSc.(Economics), MPA(Specialized in Policy Development and Analysis) and MSc. Construction Management. He was awarded five different prizes as the best all-round MBA graduate of the University of Lagos in 1992.
Mr. Chinwe has attended many local and Foreign courses on Management, Leadership, Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Project Management, SME banking, etc.
He is married with children.