Ifeyinwa Osime

Independent Non-Executive Director at Access Bank

Mrs. Osime is a versatile and result oriented professional with over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry and commercial legal practice at management and board levels. She has deep knowledge and experience in the management of administrative, legal, and company secretarial functions in financial and other related institutions.

She had championed and established a special needs programme which is actively involved in the management and care of children and young people with special needs. She is currently engaged in legal practice with Macpherson Legal Practitioners, a Lagos-based law firm. Mrs. Osime is an Independent Non-Executive Director of WAPIC Life Assurance Company Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Smartbase Services and AIP Global Limited.

Mrs. Osime was the former Chairperson of PHB Healthcare Limited, a former Director, Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank Limited) and a former Director of Insurance PHB Limited (now KBL Insurance). She was the Company Secretary/Legal Adviser of African Development Insurance Company Limited (now NSIA Insurance) between 1989 and 1997.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Law from University of London (1989) with specialization in Corporate and Commercial Law and an LLB Degree from the University of Benin (1986).

She joined the Board in November 2019 and is the Vice-Chairman of the Board Digital and Information Technology Committee.


  • Independent Non-Executive Director

    Current role