Mr. Nicholas Nwalozie Nneji is a seasoned Commercial and Investment Banker. He graduated with a BSc. Degree in Accountancy from the Abia State University in 1987 after his secondary school education at Federal Government College, Lagos in 1983. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990 and obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos in 1997.
Mr. Nneji started his career at Central Bank of Nigeria, Bauchi as NYSC member in 1987 and thereafter worked at Olatunde Ayoola & Co. Chartered Accountants from 1989 and left in 1990 as an Audit Senior. He joined Afribank Nigeria Plc (Mainstreet Bank) in 1990 and left in 1992 as an Interbank Treasury Dealer. Between 1992-2005 he traversed several positions at FBN(Merchant Bankers) Limited, a subsidiary of First Bank, as Foreign Exchange Dealer, Deputy Head-Treasury, Head Operations, Financial Controller and Head Funds Management in Corporate Finance Division. As a pioneer staff and Head of Funds Management at FBN Capital Limited he developed and launched the then largest industry-size Mutual Fund; the N5 billion FBN Heritage Fund, as the Fund Manager, in 2008.
He moved in 2008 to ARM (Asset and Resource Management Company Limited) as Vice-President/ Financial Controller. Between 2009-2012 he worked as the Managing Director/ CEO of Summit Finance (Member of the Nigerian Stock Exchange) and from 2013-2014 he was engaged by First Bank to provide Technical Assistance to the Honourable Commissioner of Finance, Cross River State. He became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 2002 and member, Chartered Institute of Taxation in 2003. He attended the Complete Management Programme at the London Management Centre in 2001, U.K.
Mr. Nneji was appointed Executive Director (Investment) in NPF Pensions Limited in March, 2014 and brings his wealth of experience in the financial services industry to bear on the operations of the Company.
He is happily married.
The new PFA will be responsible for managing pension assets of the entire Nigeria Police Force personnel according to the Pension Reform Act (PRA 2014).