Bode is currently responsible for the audit activities of FBNHoldings and coordination of the Group audits. He has extensive experience within the banking industry with cross-functional exposure in Internal Audit, Internal Control, Financial Control and Banking Operations with strong bias for Information Technology and Cybersecurity. Until his appointment, he served as the Head of IT and eBusiness Control for Union Bank of Nigeria Plc with responsibility for the design and implementation of controls, policies and standards covering all sources of risks in IT Infrastructure, IT Governance and IT Processes. Prior to this, Bode was the Head of Information Systems Audit of Skye Bank (Now Polaris Bank). He has led several IT Projects, automation of control and audit processes; and cybersecurity programme.
Bode holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration (Strategic Management) from Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Nigeria having earlier bagged Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Business Administration, Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance. He is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) as well as Honourary Senior Member of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB). He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) and Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT).