Group Executive, Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Iyamabo is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of First Bank of Nigeria Limited and its Subsidiaries. He joined the bank in 2016 from First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Group Plc, where he was the Group Chief Financial Officer.
Patrick has extensive experience spanning about 25 years in Audit, Internal Control, Strategic Management, Merger and Acquisition, Accounting and Finance.
He started his career with Arthur Anderson as an Auditor to banks and financial institutions, where he rose to the position of Senior Manager in the Audit and Risk Consulting Practice. At various times, Patrick also worked with Booz Allen Hamilton (New York) as an Experienced Consultant and L.E.K Consulting (Boston) as a Lead Strategy and M&A consultant advising private and listed corporations.
Patrick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Ahmadu Bello University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in Finance and Strategic Management. He also attended INSEAD in Singapore, where he participated in the MBA Exchange program. In addition, he has attended various executive and specialized programs at the Harvard Business School and The Wharton School.
Patrick is a member of various professional bodies including Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCITN); Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria; and Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HSM). He is widely travelled.