Country Head, Technology and Services
Rachel Adeshina is a seasoned IT professional with more than 2 decades of varied industry experience in progressively responsible roles. She is skilled in the design, development and delivery of business solutions, technology strategies, service delivery, process improvement, business transformations, IT Governance and programme management.
She started her professional career with an IT consulting firm and was responsible for the design and delivery of numerous technology solutions for top organizations across multiple sectors in Nigeria.
In 2009 she joined First Bank to be part of the technology led business transformation and delivered the transformation initiatives for Finance, Products, Risk and Compliance Departments. Thereafter, she worked in various capacities within the Information Technology Department as Unit Head, Business Applications Management, Unit Head, Analytics, Integration and Reporting and Head, Application Solutions. In these roles, she was responsible for crafting the architecture and delivery of various solutions for business units of the Bank. Rachel, as Head of Application Solutions led the delivery of the first set of digital products for the bank and co-created several digital initiatives with the business units.
Rachel is currently the Country Head, Technology and Services of FBNBank Ghana with the primary mandate of driving the digital transformation of the bank.
She holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Masters in Information Technology from the University of Lagos and she is an alumnus of Lagos Business School and Ralph Kimball University. She is a Project Management Professional and a professional Member of British Computer Society (BCS).