Kevin Amugo joined the Central Bank of Nigeria as a Senior Supervisor in 1990. He excelled across various departments including the Accounts, Banking and Treasury Offices of Enugu Branch; Banking Supervision Department; and the Financial Policy and Regulation Department.
An inspirational leader with an exceptional track record, he has delivered outstanding results in all his work experiences. He joined the Banking Supervision Department in 1995 as an Assistant Manager and rose to the position of Assistant Director. With ease, he formulated and reviewed the Banking Supervision Policy.
Working in the Surveillance Division for over eight years imbued him with extensive knowledge in bank restructuring and management of distressed financial institutions. His deft knowledge in banking policy formulation, combined with the overall supervision of the Nigerian Banking System were evident in his services at the Committee of Bank Supervisors of West and Central Africa’s Technical Committee on the Harmonisation of Prudential Standards. He was a member of the Banking Sector Consolidation Committee that midwifed the seamless restructuring of the banking sector in 2005 and supported the expansion of Nigerian banks into international frontiers between 2006 and 2009. He was involved in several other strategic assignments.
He moved to the Financial Policy and Regulation Department and was promoted to Deputy Director in August 2010. He was the Project Manager that meticulously coordinated the implementation of IFRS/Basel II in the Nigerian Banking systems in 2012. He was appointed Director on July 18, 2013. Many guidelines, circulars and frameworks that facilitate the orderly supervision of the banking system in Nigeria have been issued under his guidance. Dr Amugo is passionate about his work and strives to provide outstanding results which are accentuated through the structured financial policy and regulation plans he facilitates.
From his studies and work experiences over the years, Dr Amugo has developed robust analytical and effective communication skills and progressively moved up the corporate ladder through sheer diligence and perseverance.
He has attended many national and international courses in leadership, corporate governance, banking supervision and regulation, accounting, finance and risk management.
Dr Amugo was appointed to the Board of AFC on June 26, 2020. He is married with children.
Kevin Amugo holds a PhD in Management from Nasarawa State University, Keffi; a MSc Finance, University of Calabar; and a BSc Accountancy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He passed the Professional Examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and has risen to Fellowship of the Institute (FCA).