Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc


Mr. Ocheho is the immediate past President of the Financial Markets Dealers Association (FMDA) and Head of Stanbic IBTC Global Markets. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Jos, Plateau State of Nigeria with an Executive MBA at INSEAD.

He joined Stanbic IBTC Bank (A Subsidiary of Standard Bank Group) as the Regional Head of Trading for West Africa overseeing both the Nigeria and Ghana trading desks. He was appointed as the Head of Global Markets in March 2014.

He has over 19 years of strong trading experience spanning Money market, Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, ALM and a brief stint in commercial banking. Sam has been actively involved in the development of the Nigerian Financial market via his membership with the Financial Markets Dealers Association.

Prior to joining StanbicIBTC in 2005, he had served as the Chief Dealer in Bond Bank (now Skye Bank), First City Monument Bank and Kakawa Discount House Limited.

Apart from his interest in the Nigerian Financial Markets, he is actively involved in sports and has served in the following capacities:

  • Chairman and now Patron Lagos State Handball Association
  • Member of the Board of the Handball Federation of Nigeria.
  • President, Handball Federation of Nigeria.

Highlighting his love for sports, Sam has been sponsoring a biennial handball championship which started in 2012.

Samuel Ocheho has and is still involved as a facilitator for various organizations on financial market issues.