Unified Payments CEO, Agada Apochi, To Deliver Keynote At Nigeria Fintech Roundtable


Dr. Agada Apochi, the Group Managing Director/CEO of Unified Payments Limited is the Keynote Speaker at the forthcoming The Nigeria Fintech & Financial Inclusion Roundtable 2024 scheduled for Friday, April 26, 2024 at Radisson Hotel, Ikeja (Lagos).

The theme of the Roundtable is: The Impact of Fintech & Financial Inclusion in Citizen Empowerment and Economic Growth.

Apochi is the Group Managing Director & CEO of Nigeria’s premier financial technology company, UP (Unified Payments), which is a group of companies with services including Banking, Payment Scheme, Financial Technology, Digital Commerce, Value Added Services, Payment Solutions, Software Solutions, etc.

He is also the Founder/Director of Hope PSBank as well as the payment scheme and financial technology company, Payattitude Global Limited and the telecom VAS provider, UP Digital Limited and Chairman of the software company, TM30.

Dr. Apochi is an Organisational Psychologist & Change Leadership Specialist and also a Practitioner-Scholar in Diffusion of Innovation & Digital Financial Services.

He has over 30 years of professional experience in banking and financial technology. Agada Apochi attained Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with specialisation in diffusion of innovation and digital financial services as well as Master’s Degree in Applied Business Research from the Swiss Business School in Switzerland; Master’s Degree (MA) in Organisational Psychology with specialisation in Change Leadership from Columbia University in New York; Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) from Rivers State University; Barrister at Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School; and Bachelor Degree in Law (LL.B.) from the University of Jos.

He holds several academic honours and awards including best graduating student. He is also is an Alumnus of Lagos Business School and Cornell University. He has attended different executive learning programs including programs at Harvard Business School, Insead Business School and Bank Card Business School in Cambridge.

Agada is currently the President of Lagos Business School Alumni Association and a Life Member of the Governing Council of the association.

He is a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Fellow, International Academy of Cards & Payments, Fellow, Institute of Credit Administration, Certified International Cards & Payments Professional (CICPP), Certified Associate of Capability Maturity Model Institute, Chartered Mediator & Conciliator, Barrister & Solicitor.

Apochi has to his credit, different professional and technical papers.