Access Bank Plc, a Nigerian multinational bank, has appointed Lanre Bamisebi as its Executive Director of IT and Digitalisation.
Prior to his appointment as an Executive Director of the Corporation, Lanre was Managing Director of Finserve Africa (Fintech Arm of Equity Bank). He was also the Group Director for IT & Operations for Equity Group Holding Limited (EGHL), Kenya. Before joining EGHL in April 2019, he was the Group Chief Information Officer at the defunct Diamond Bank Plc and resigned as a Deputy General Manager.
Bamisebi is a seasoned professional with over 2 decades of experience spanning information technology, consultancy, project management, talent management and development, application development as well as strategy and automation. He has robust Pan-African experience having managed IT across 22 African countries in consulting, telecom, oil and gas, banking and fintech sectors.
He holds a Higher National Diploma in Computer Science from The Polytechnic Ibadan and two Bachelor’s Degrees – one in Accounting from Olabisi Onabanjo University and the other in Computing & Information Technology from the University of Derby, UK.
He also obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Durham Business School, UK and is currently undertaking a PhD in Global Strategy.