Non – Executive Director
Chioma SIDESO has a law degree from the University of Kent, Canterbury (United Kingdom), an MBA from the University of Leicester UK, The Professional Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK and is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute UK, the ACII (UK). She held roles in major multinationals in the financial services sector in the United Kingdom such as AssicurazioniGenerali, Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group, Barclays Bank and Marks & Spencer.
In addition to attending several training programmes in Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East, she has also completed the Chief Executive Programme at the Lagos Business School.
Chioma SIDESO was the President/Chief Executive Officer of NSIA Insurance Ltd Nigeria and under her leadership, the company more than quadrupled its growth in premium income and profitability. The company also received recognition as an Employer of choice. She specializes in Change Management, in Banking & Finance and Insurance and played a major part in creating and reinforcing a culture of excellence during her tenure in the company. With her wealth of experience, drive in pursuit of change and international perspective, she was able to negotiate various partnerships, mergers and acquisitions.
She is one of the few females who paved the path to success as a Chief Executive in the insurance industry in Nigeria culminating in her recognition as “an outstanding female executive under 40”.
An avid football fan, she enjoys various sporting activities including cycling and Formula one motor racing and likes to travel extensively.