Alhaji Lawal Kankia Ibrahim

Alhaji Lawal Kankia Ibrahim is an astute development banker, a strategic transformation manager and an experienced board room expert. His working career spans the Nigerian Bank for Commerce and Industry and New Nigeria Development Bank Limited, Kaduna, where he rose through the ranks to become the Acting Group Managing Director.

Alhaji Ibrahim also served as Chairman of Kaduna Branch of the Institute of Directors. He has served as a Director in over 15 companies spread across Nigeria and in different sectors of the economy and currently serves on the board of Nigerian largest lender, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, a board he joined in December 2010. He brings this immense experience to bear on Algorism’s board as the Chairman.

He has professional certificates in Investment Banking, Managing and Measuring Organisational Culture, and Leading with Impact from the African Development Bank, Witwatersrand University, South Africa and Harvard Business School respectively.

Alhaji Ibrahim served as a member of Vision 20:20 Technical Working Group SMEs Thematic Area and is presently on the Board of Borini Prono Nigeria Limited.

He is a strong advocate of family values and loves reading, writing, and philanthropy.  He is author of the book “The Investment Decision”, holds the traditional title of Dallatun Kankiya and is happily married with five children. He is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management, Institute of Management Consultants, Institute of Industrialists and Corporate Administrators and Institute of Directors.



    Algorism Limited
    Algorism Limited is a technology consulting and systems integration firm with the founding vision of becoming Africa’s number one digital transformation solutions provider. We provide solutions to complex business problems across many verticals including Financial Services, Government, Utilities, Retail, and many more.


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