DEMUREN,Osaretin Afusat

Mrs. Demuren had a successful career with the Central Bank of Nigeria which spanned over thirty-three (33) years, during which she served as Director, Trade and Exchange Department and was deployed to serve as the Director, Human Resource Department, a position which she held until her retirement from the Central Bank of Nigeria in December, 2009. She was the first female Director of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Mrs. Demuren was at various times a Member and Secretary to the Public Enlightenment Committee on Second-tier Foreign Exchange Market, Representative of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Special Investigation Panel on Trade Malpractices of the Federal Ministry of Commerce and Tourism. She has served on the boards of several public institutions including the National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA). She was also the nominee of the CBN on the Governing Council of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, nominee of the CBN on the Board of Nigerian Export Processing Zone Authority, Chairman International Technical Committee on the Comprehensive Import Supervision Scheme, Chairman Interministerial Technical Committee on the Nigerian Export Supervision Scheme, Member Presidential committee on the Review of the Pre-Shipment Inspection Scheme, Member Presidential Committee on the investigation of illegal siphoning of foreign exchange outside Nigeria, Member Presidential Committee on Trade Malpractices and the Co-coordinator on the implementation of Travelers Cheques accessibility to the Nigerian Public. She is an alumnus of several local and international training programs on Management, Banking, Finance, Trade and Investment at institutions such as the Harvard Business School (HBS), Columbia Business School, IMD (Switzerland), UPenn Wharton Business School, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, Cranfield School of Management (UK), Michigan Ross Business School, Detroit and Institut Europeen d' Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) Business School Fontainebleau, France. Mrs. Demuren joined the Board of Guaranty Trust Bank plc in April, 2013 and was announced Chairman in 2015.
Gender: Female
Name of Spouse Dr. Harold Demuren (Former Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority)
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Profession Banker
Working Experience

Chairman, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc; Director, Trustfund Pensions Plc; Director, LAPO Microfinance Bank Ltd.

– Fellow, Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA);
– Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM);
– Member, The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN);
– Member,The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria(CIPM).

SCHOOLS ATTENDED WITH DATES: St. Maria Goretti Girls Grammar School, Benin; Moscow Institute of Economics and Statistics; Kiev State University, Kiev.

– Reading;
– Counselling.

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