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Mr. Joshua OhiomaHead, Internal Audit

Joshua Ohioma is the Head, Internal Audit of Development Bank of Nigeria PLC. A professional with over two decades experience in banking, auditing and consulting. He started his professional career in audit practice. He thereafter joined the banking industry with Diamond Bank in 1996 performing roles in Internal Control, Credit & Marketing and also coordinating business development as Branch Manager.


He practiced Tax Advisory Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) United Kingdom, later joining First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FBN) in 2005 where he acquired valuable experience in Internal Audit, Internal Controls, Compliance and Risk Management under various senior management roles. 


He is a graduate of Economics, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) holder and currently a Doctoral Research Candidate in Business Administration. He is an Associate (ACA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW), a Fellow (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), an Associate (ACIB) of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and a Member of the Chartered Banker Institute, United Kingdom.


He is Certified Risk Analyst, an ISO 27001 (Information Security Management), ISO 20000 (Information Technology Service Management) and ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System) Lead Auditor and an alumnus of Lagos Business School (Senior Management Programme).


He is a Past Chairman of ICAN Lagos & District Society, a Development Dimension International (DDI) Certified Trainer, a Coach and Resource Person in various training platforms, seminars and workshops.