Abubakar Suleiman, fondly called Abu, is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience working in the banking industry. He is the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Bank Plc.
Currently, his top priority is to optimise the impact of financial intermediation in critical sectors that can catalyse growth and create a future of shared prosperity for all Nigerians. These priority sectors are Health, Agriculture, Education, Renewable Energy and Transportation, and are at the H.E.A.R.T of Sterling.
Before his current role, he served as an Executive Director and Chief Finance Officer of the Bank and was the executive sponsor of the Bank’s non-interest banking business (Sterling Alternative Finance).
Abu holds a bachelor’s degree (B.Sc) in Economics from the University of Abuja and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Major Programme Management from the University of Oxford.