Mr. Ipalibo Watson Sogules (Chairman)

A seasoned banker, mainstream financial expert with about 20 (Twenty) years banking and finance experience who has traversed most aspects of the banking operations ranging from recovery, branch operations, financial analysis credit and marketing amongst others. He started his banking career with the then African Continental Bank (ACB), from where he joined Allstates Trust Bank PLC and was involved in marketing and relationship management. Mr. Sogules also had stint in Fountain Trust Bank PLC, New Nigeria Bank (NNB), Unity Bank PLC, Afribank PLC and finally the foremost financial institution in Nigeria, First Bank PLC where he was at various times Branch Manager, Manager and Head, Debt Recovery Unit in their Port Harcourt Zone.

Mr. Sogules is also an entrepreneur and until his appointment as MD/CEO of RIMA, was the MD/CEO of Inatcom Global Services Limited where he has employed and continues to employ over 25 (Twenty Five) staff with the multiplier effect thereof.He has a passion for financial inclusion through MSME financing and possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics; a Master’s of Business Administration Degree (General Management), a Master’s of Science Degree in Economics and has just concluded the dissertation (Bank Credit and Nigerian Real Sector (Manufacturing and Agriculture) from 1970 -2015) for his P.hd in Economics.

Mr. Sogules who is widely travelled, has attended series of trainings and courses on the financial services sector and other topics within Nigeria and abroad. He is also a foremost speaker on MSME and related subjects and is happily married with children.

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