Edith Udeagu is a thoroughbred 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 Organization, from where she joined the IT Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria in Lagos as an Assistant Manager in 1990.
Mrs Udeagu acquired several skills, including on business, technical, managerial, leadership and soft skills over the years, before retiring from CBN. She has also obtained 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).
Mrs Udeagu holds a B.Sc Mathematics with Computer Science 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). She was the Chief Operating Officer at the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA), the .ng brand, Nigerian online identity.
She is a member of Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), ISACA, PMI and Ikoyi Club 1938.