Osamuede Odiase is currently the Head, Public Sector and Aggregators (South) at the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) Plc, where he is responsible for driving the Public Sector and Aggregators business of the company. Before joining NIBSS, Mr Odiase worked in the UAC of Nigeria group, where he held several positions in the UACN Property Development Company (UPDC) Plc subsidiary of the group, including: Service Procurement Manager, Network and Systems Manager, etc.
Mr Odiase is an accomplished Information Technology, Logistics/Procurement, Sales and client-facing manager with over 14 years of hands-on experience in project management, Sales management, process re-engineering and improvement, Procurement and Logistics, System Administration and Information Technology Infrastructure. His experience cuts across the Payment, Real Estate and FMCG sectors. He is Proficient in leading and managing large multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex, multi-faceted projects as evidenced in his handling of pioneer projects both in UPDC and NIBSS. Prior to leading the Public Sector and Aggregators business of NIBSS, Osamuede had also led the Project Management Office, Payment Terminal Service Aggregator Operations as well as Benin branch Operations of NIBSS.
Mr Odiase has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), a Masters of Science (MSc) in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in computer Engineering Technology. He has also undergone several executive and senior management programs including programs in the University Of Chicago (Booth School of Business), the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), and the Lagos Business School, where he successfully completed the Senior Management Program. He has attended several other trainings/seminars/workshops in diverse areas both locally and abroad. He is also a training facilitator and public speaker of repute and is versed in multiple disciplines. He has earned several recognitions and awards from various institutions, for his achievements, hard-work, commitment and dedication to service.