Dr. Aliyu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Bayero University, Kano, an MBA from the Bangor Business School, UK and a Doctorate Degree in Finance and Corporate Governance from the European American University. His experience spans over three decades in both regulatory and top financial institutions in Nigeria. He is a member of various professional bodies and has attended various courses within and outside Nigeria including INSEAD Business School and the US Federal Reserve Bank in Washington.
Dr. Aliyu is a consummate Risk professional and a member of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN), an Associate and an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, and a Fellow Institute of Credit Administration (FICA). His experience in the financial services sector covers Operations, Treasury, Banking Supervision, Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Risk Management.