Adeola Azeez

She is a board member of the Pauline’s Cancer Awareness Foundation and also of WIMBIZ.

Adeola Azeez is a seasoned banker with over 20 years of professional experience, more than half of which has been as Deputy Country Representative/Deputy Managing Director of Deutsche Bank Nigeria. Adeola is the pioneer of the current system of Correspondent Banking in Nigeria, which she has been developing since she joined Deutsche and its predecessor companies, Bankers Trust Company, New York, in 1989. Adeola’s passion for socio-economic development in Nigeria, became focused on women in particular, when in 2002, she became one of the founding members and in 2011 Adeola was elected as the Chairperson of Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WIMBIZ), a non-governmental organisation that aims to promote women’s entrepreneurship and advancement across all sectors. Adeola has a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Lagos and an LLB. in Law from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.