Kabir Usman is a senior international executive with over 25 years of cognate experience in banking and management consulting. He has an in-depth knowledge and skills in diverse areas spanning, Infrastructure and Project Finance, Mortgage Finance, Treasury & Investment Banking, Banking Operations, Internal Audits, Relationship Management, Branch/ Group and Executive Management responsibilities. He started banking career at Guaranty Trust Bank in 1991 and progressed to Senior Manager Commercial Banking Group. He had a brief stint at the defunct NNB International Bank (Unity Bank Plc.) as Regional Controller Northern Nigeria Business Group. In 2006 Kabir Usman moved to Diamond Bank and was Assistant General Manager and Head of World Corporate Banking Group until 2009 before joining Emeritus Capital Limited an Ethical Investment and Financial Advisory Outfit as the Managing Director/CEO.
Kabir Usman is a 1990 Mathematics Graduate from the University of Maiduguri. Before then, he had obtained a Diploma in Mathematics Education in 1986 from the same University. In addition, He holds a Master of Science Degree in Banking and Finance from Bayero University Kano and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the prestigious Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom. He is also a holder of a Post Graduate Certificate with Distinction in Islamic Banking, Finance and Management from the University of Gloucestershire United Kingdom. He has attended various Leadership and Management courses both locally and international and in addition he is a full member of The Chartered Management Institute of England and Wales, United Kingdom.