Chikezie Egbulefu holds a Bsc. (second class upper division) degree in Accountancy and an MBA degree from Nigerian Universities. He is a Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) – Microfinance Certified Professional (MCP), and currently heads the Special Projects Unit of Grooming People for Better Livelihood Centre (Grooming Centre), responsible for the execution of the Centre’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and the Solar/Green Energy Products, initiating and supervising the disbursement of Solar/Green Energy products worth over N150million from zero within two years.
Prior to joining Grooming Centre in 2016, he was Regional Manager (South South), and Project Manager Coordinator at TNS Global Nigeria (a member of Kantar Group) between 2011 and 2016 overseeing the monitoring, compliance and evaluation of several high-profile projects nationwide.
Mr. Egbulefu worked in Banks and other Financial Institutions between 2000 and 2010 some of which include the present Access, Polaris, and Unity Banks. He enjoyed a brief stint with Viva Microfinance Bank, where he was the Group Head, Business Development and Credit Risk Management undertaking business research analysis into innovative products for Viva MFB. He also worked with Oxfam’s Newcastle Finance Office in a series of tasks designed to ensure accountability and verification of transactions made by the NGO. And has attended several professional trainings including ‘Project Management and Extra-value Certified Professional’ training organized by Harvard Associates; AZ of Project Management Certification from the Project Management College, UK; and Google Digital Marketing Certification from IAB Europe.