Speaker at the Event

africa fintech festival

David Isiavwe (Ph.D.)

GM, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Nigeria

Dr. David Isiavwe is a General Manager at Union Bank of Nigeria Plc and is currently the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) of the  Bank. He is also the current  President of the Information Security Society of Africa, Nigeria (ISSAN), a not-for-profit organization focused on securing the cyberspace of Africa. David was also the Chief Operating Officer, UBA Africa and previously Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of   Banque Internationale Du Burkina (BIB) - in Burkina Faso, West Africa.  

David Isiavwe comes with an experience level of over 28 years spanning the Banking industry as well as the academia having been a lecturer at the Department of Accounting, University of Benin from 1989 before joining Citibank in 1992 where he rose to the rank of Vice President, based in Cape Town South Africa. David later joined UBA Plc as a General Manager where he spent about 6.5 years before taking up his current role at Union Bank of Nigeria Plc.


David holds a Ph.D. degree in Accounting. His key areas of interest and specialization include Corporate Governance, Business Transformation/Turn-Around and the Security of Information Systems. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA); an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB) and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 of the United States of America  as well as being  Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT) by ISACA also in the United States of America. David has attended extensive international courses and also holds other professional certifications.