Mr Okwudili is the Senior Vice President in Cowry Asset Management Limited and is currently a divisional head overseeing Proprietary Fixed Income Trading, Information Technology and the Up-country Branches. Prior to joining Cowry in 2008, he was the head of Banking Applications Unit of Spring Bank Plc (now Heritage Bank). He was directly responsible for Finacle banking application implementation and data conversion/migration from the six legacy banks that merged to form Spring Bank Plc. He is an infrastructure software systems specialist with vast experience in core banking application deployment, customisations and support.His career spanning over 19 years either as an investment banker or software engineer has seen him work in these other organisations; Computer Warehouse Group, ACB International Bank Plc, Assurance Bank Ltd, Future View Financial Services Ltd, First City Monument bank Plc.
Okwudili is a Fellow of the Chartered Stockbroker and was an overall 1st Price award winner in the Institute of Chartered Stockbrokers (CIS) exams in September 2003 diet. He is also an authorized dealing clerk of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. He holds an MSc in Finance from Lagos State University Ojo Lagos and a Higher National Diploma in Computer Science from Federal Polytechnic Offa, Kwara State. He is an Oracle Certified Database Administrator (OCP DBA) and IBM AIX-Unix Operating Systems Administrator.
He has attended several international and local technical and development courses/seminars some of which includes, Banking Application Implementation training (Infosys Technologies Limited India 2000 and 2006), Oracle Database Administration (NIIT Lagos 2000), Banking Operations (Tom Associates 2002), Globus Banking application administration (Temenos UK 2002), Financial Statement Analysis (Augusto & Co 2006), Fixed Income Securities (Euromoney South Africa 2011).
Okwudili is married, innovative and loves new challenges.