Mrs. Cathy Echeozo
“Mrs. Cathy Echeozo started her banking career in 1984 with Chase Merchant Bank Nigeria and also worked with Ecobank Nigeria Plc. She then began her 24-year career with GTBank in 1993. She was appointed to the Board of GTBank as an Executive Director in March 2005, and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Bank in 2011 and served in that capacity until her retirement in March 2017. Mrs. Echeozo also represented GTBank on the Board of Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) from 2008 till March 2017.
After her retirement in 2017 from GTBank, Mrs. Echeozo was appointed to the Council of The Nigerian Stock Exchange as the Second Vice President and also served as an Independent Director of Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited from 2017-2020.
She presently serves as the Chairman, NGX Regulation Limited, a subsidiary of the Nigerian Exchange Group, an External Member of Investment Committee CDC Group, a Member Board of Trustees First Cardiology Foundation, Member Finance Council, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos and a Member Board of Trustees, ICAN University.
Mrs. Echeozo holds a first degree in Accounting from the University of Nigeria, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, University College, USA. She became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in the year 2000 and a Certified Information Systems Auditor in 2005.