Emily Osuji joined the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1989, as a Management Assistant. A versatile professional, Emily has worked in various sections of the Corporation, beginning from the Human Resources Department where her years of consistent loyal service began.
From the Human Resources Department, Emily was moved to the Receivership & Liquidation and Claims Resolution Department, where for thirteen years she effectively handled sensitive bank liquidation and claims projects at a time when the banking industry faced some of its most difficult challenges resulting in many failures, rising to the rank of Assistant Director in the Claims Resolution Department.
Emily was then redeployed to the Special Insured Institutions Department, where, as Deputy Director, she successfully managed the highest number of teams in the Corporation, including two Zonal Offices. She was also in charge of Premium Examination and Collection, covering 25 Deposit Money Banks, 950 Microfinance banks and 42 Primary Mortgage Institutions. Her passion for the industry helped to improve relations between operators and the Corporation, leading to improved premium collection and general industry harmony. In particular, she provided development support for the microfinance and mortgage banking subsectors that impacted them positively.
Following these successful postings, Emily was redeployed to the Asset Management Department where, as Deputy Director, she currently manages the Risk Assets Teams and drives the debt recovery effort for closed banks. In this position, she is effectively coordinating the activities of solicitors and other debt recovery service providers, to enhance dividend payment to depositors of closed banks.
Emily holds a second class (upper division) degree in Sociology from the University of Maiduguri and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from the University of Lagos. She has attended several management development programs in reputable institutions, including the IMD in Switzerland, Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Bank Management School of the United States’ FDIC. She is a Fellow of the Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management.
A member of Ikoyi Club 1938. Emily loves swimming.