Lolita Ejiofor is the General Manager and Group Head of IT & Operations at Abbey Mortgage Bank. She is an ISO 27001 (Information Security) Lead Implementer, with over 20 years of PRINCE II certified Project Management experience in diverse public and private industries ranging from the Government, Transport and Financial Institutions in the UK. She is also an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria.
Her first passion is leadership and mentoring, especially as a returnee to Nigeria where colleagues are eager to learn and be inspired by progressive changes.
Lolita has lived and worked in the U.K, USA and Singapore. She held an IT Project Manager role for seven years at Fujitsu Services Ltd UK. This gave her exposure to complex and sensitive projects, which demand integrity, attention to details and ownership as a mantra.
Currently, her core deliverables include Strategic alignment of tech led solutions and the Abbey’s growth and performance focus. This is what she finds energizing and rewarding.
With Bank Operations and Customer Experience added to her core portfolio, the coordination of innovative products and service revamping has the synergy she believes will push the bank into a more tech led, customer focused organization.
Lolita is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude and tireless energy to encourage others to work hard and succeed.
In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, travelling and Taekwondo (Brown Belt WTF). She has been recognized and honoured by People&Power with the Woman of Merit Gold Award.
It is in recognition of her accomplishments in the sphere of Information Technology (Project Management) that Mrs Lolita Ejiofor was deemed worthy to be conferred with the Nigerian Achievement Award.