Bonaventure Okhaimo

Bonaventure Okhaimo

COO, Development Bank of Nigeria Plc


Chief Operating Officer (COO) Development Bank of Nigeria Plc.


  • Bonaventure’s vast experience includes branch operations, branch management, leadership roles in Retail/SME Banking, Institutional Banking, Information Technology and Strategic Operations Service Delivery
  • He has attended various credit and banking attachment programs with Standard Bank Limited, Johannesburg, South Africa and Standard Chartered Bank, Zimbabwe and Kenya
  • He has attended various managerial training including the Executive Management training program of the Queens Business School, Canada


  • LLB University of Benin
  • PGD in Business Administration Rivers State University of Science and Technology
  • MBA in Financial Management, Federal University of Technology Owerri
  • Honorary member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, the Nigeria Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration, Nigeria

Selected experience and achievement

  1. Mr. Bonaventure has over 25 years banking experience spread across Diamond Bank, Stanbic IBTC, Standard Chartered Bank, FCMB Plc, Unity Bank Plc
  2. He has served as a Non-Executive Director with Unity Kapital Assurance (Now Veritas Assurance) Plc
  3. His extensive training over the years along with industry experience is a testament of his strategic, analytical and financial management competences along with negotiation and business development skills