Sina Joseph – Director, Information Technology & Operations

Sina joined Unified Payments® in 2013 as Director, IT & Operations. Prior to becoming a member of the Unified Payment Services Limited family, Sina started his career with Citibank Nigeria in 1990 where he acquired and developed his knowledge of Information Technology and banking operations experience. He rose to the level of Data Centre Manager and left Citibank in 2003 to join Access Bank Plc as Chief Information Officer (CIO) with the responsibility for all information and communications technology functions within the organization. He transformed the IT Infrastructure of the organisation to one of the best in the Financial Service industry. He was also involved in several business transformation projects.

He joined Bank PHB Plc now Keystone Bank Limited in August 2008 as Chief Information Officer (CIO), where he was saddled with the immediate task of revamping and completing the implementation of Temenos T24 in record time. He then went ahead to implement applications that improved service availability in the entire network and at all touch points. He was also involved in the implementation and integration of the bank’s subsidiaries locally and in 5 African countries to the Bank PHB (Keystone Bank) network. He was given the responsibility to run the Operations and IT Directorate of Keystone Bank in acting capacity immediately after the intervention of CBN before the appointment of substantial Executive Directors.

Sina Joseph is an Alumnus of Harvard Business School, graduated from University of Benin as the best graduating student from the department of industrial mathematics with 1st Class honours in 1990. He has also undertaken the General Management Programme (GMP) of the Harvard Business School and several other leadership programmes. He is a member of several professional bodies.

Sina is a people oriented leader with a positive disposition and always ready to go the extra mile to achieve the organizational objectives in the quest for excellence.