Director – Finance & Personnel Management Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board (NCDMB)
Mr. Isaac Yalah holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Education (1st Class Honors) from the University of Ibadan and an MBA in Financial Management from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri; a General Management Certificate from IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, a certificate in Negotiation from Harvard Law School and Oxford University respectively.
A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Financial & Investment Analyst of Nigeria and a Certified Change Manager, CICM, he has over 25 years of private & public sector working experience which includes multi-varied areas of banking operations where he established himself in Retail & Public sector banking, Wealth Creation/Portfolio Management, Strategic and Investment Management.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Yalah was the General Manager, Investment and Treasury Management in the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). Other previous work experience includes; in 2009-2011, the Bayelsa State Governor appointed him as Secretary of the Governor’s Technical Team, and he was an Assistant General Manager (AGM) with United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc.
He has attended several courses locally and internationally, and belongs to many Professional and Social organisations some of which include: Member of the Oxford Business Alumni (OBA), Member, IMD Alumni, Lausanne, Switzerland, Member, IABFM – International Academy of Business and Financial Management, Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Member, Amnesty International, The Kennedy Center, Washington DC, USA and Member, National Geographic Society, USA.
Mr. Yalah’s personal interest and hobbies include Astronomy & Astrophysics, Music, Travelling, Reading and Writing.