Partner & Head, Private Clients & Family Wealth
Emeka Onwuka is the Partner & Head of Private Clients & Family Wealth Practice at Andersen Tax in Nigeria. He was a former Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank Plc and Chairman of Enterprise Bank and brings over 31 years of financial services experience in Sub-Saharan Africa to Andersen Tax.
Emeka began his professional career with Arthur Andersen Nigeria in 1988 as a Staff Assistant and left in 1992 as a Senior Consultant, providing accounting, audit, tax, business advisory and strategic services to companies in banking, oil and gas, manufacturing and general commerce.
At Diamond Bank, Emeka successfully manoeuvred the bank through the industry-wide consolidation and recapitalization challenges of 2004/2005 through private placements, listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and the acquisition of Lion Bank Plc. He also expanded the bank in the West African sub region from Benin Republic to Senegal, Ivory Coast and Togo.
He currently serves on the boards of several companies including the boards of Ecobank Nigeria and Bharti Airtel Nigeria. Previously he served on the boards of First Atlantic Bank Ghana and FMDQ OTC Plc; a Securities & Exchange Commission licensed marketplace, owned by all Nigerian banks and the Stock Exchange.
He holds the Nigerian National Honour, Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).