The Management of iCentra is happy to welcome to the following astute professionals to her Board of Directors.
Mrs Udeagu is a thorough bred professional with about three decades experience in the ICT industry. She retired as acting Deputy Director, Security Management Division, Information Technology Department at the Central Bank of Nigeria. Prior to CBN, she worked in the Information Technology (IT) Unit of Mitchell Farms of Ibru Organisation, from where she joined the IT Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria in Lagos as an Assistant Manager in 1990.
Whilst at the Central Bank of Nigeria, she rose through the ranks. She was the Head of several offices within the IT Department over the years and distinguished herself with her dedication to work and the establishment. She also represented the Central Bank of Nigeria in various committees within and outside the Bank notably the Nigeria Automated Clearing System (NACS) implementation, e-Commerce & e-Transaction Bill from National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Project, to mention a few. She distinguished herself in the IT Security field and as the Project Manager for the Central Bank of Nigeria Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS).
Mrs. Udeagu acquired several skills, including on business, technical, managerial, leadership and soft skills over the years, before retiring from CBN. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer at the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the .ng brand, Nigerian online identity. And serves on the board of iCentra.
Mrs. Udeagu holds a B.Sc Mathematics with Computer Science (Second Class Upper) from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1983) and a Master of Science degree in Optimization & Computing from Loughborough University of Technology, Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (1985).
Edith Udeagu holds several certifications including Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) all from Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), ITIL Foundation Version 3 certificate from the APM Group and certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
She is a member of Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), ISACA, PMI and Ikoyi Club 1938.
SHEWUDEEN O. QADIR GIWA
Mr Giwa is a legal and finance profession with about three decades of diverse and versatile banking experience which spanned through Internal Audit and Control; Branch and Relationship Management; Debt Recovery and Management and Risk Management.
Mr Giwa has served in different capacities such as the Chief Inspector of Trade Bank Plc and up till 2012, was a Consultant/Technical Adviser on Debt Management to the Nigerian Export Import Bank, having served the Bank as the Head of Risk Management Department for over two years. He is currently in active Legal Practice as the Principal Partner of S.O.Q Giwa & Co based in Abuja. And serves on the board of iCentra.
Mr Giwa is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria [CIBN] and a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria is a member of Nigerian Bar Association, Abuja Branch. He was the General Secretary of The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, FCT Branch. He is a member of many social and faith-based organizations and sits on the boards of several companies.
Ms Udie is an astute professional with over two decades in IT and Management Consulting experience that cuts across different sectors and industries. Mary has used her expertise in Strategic Project Management, IT Governance, Enterprise PMO, Risk Management, Change Management, Strategic Planning and Processes Improvements to help multiple organizations.
Ms Udie has had the pleasure of working with several US blue-chip organisations, in different capacities such as the Director, Client Engagement Management/Project Management at Perficient, Inc.; Director of Product Delivery Engagements & IT Project Management Office at Bridgeline Digital; Director, Program Management Office B2B & B2C Product Line at Fuzeboxinc Inc.; Director, Project Management at EQUIFAX to mention a few. She is currently a Vice President at Vizient Inc. and serves on the board of iCentra.
Ms Udie holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science (with minor in Business Management) from Kentucky State University and an Executive MBA from Georgia State University. She is PMP Certified and Lean Six Sigma.