by Mitchelle Uzorka
Adaeze Udensi, PhD, is the Executive Director of Titan Trust Bank. With over 23 years of experience and expertise in the financial services industry. Adaeze Udensi can boasts of extensive banking expertise covering retail, commercial, public sector, E-business, private wealth management, business development, credit, and marketing.
Her banking experience and aggressive sales, strategy, negotiating, risk management and corporate finance skills has proven to be a right fit for Titan Trust Bank.
She was the Executive Director at Heritage Bank, in charge of the South-South/South-East Directorate as well as the Executive Compliance Officer, before joining TITAN. In the absence of the CEO, she also served as Managing Director and was in charge of Heritage Bank’s retail operations in all 160 locations in Nigeria.
At Zenith Bank where she spent 16 years, she supervised the expansion of its Oil & Gas, public sector, commercial, and retail operations, pushing it to the bank’s second-largest portfolio. She rose to the position of General Manager till she left in 2014.
Adaeze Udensi has a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance from Enugu State University of Science and Technology, and two MBAs from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, and Bangor University in the United Kingdom.
She later proceeded to the University of Panama where she obtained a PhD in Credit Management. In pursuance of continuing education, she studied Executive Management at the Wharton School of Business, Kellogg School of Management, Harvard Business School, and INSEAD.
She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Scotland, a member of the Governing Council of The Chartered Institute of Nigeria (CIBN), a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration, and an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.