Mathias is a seasoned professional with nearly 2 decades experience in the Nigerian Business environment specializing in finance, strategy and Investment.
He has been involved in start-up businesses in the Financial Services, Energy, Real Estate, and Agricultural sectors both within and outside Nigeria.
He started his career in United Bank for Africa Plc and later joined Standard Trust Bank Plc prior to the merger of the two legacy institutions. He played key roles in the merger and integration of the Systems, processes and culture of the two institutions.
Mathias is a member of the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA), a Level 2 candidate in the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) program; a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, and a member of the British Computer Society (BCS).
He obtained BSc Accounting from Benue State University, MBA (Finance) from University of Maiduguri, and MSc Computing from Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK