Vice President, Mazi Nnamdi A. Okwuadigbo BSc. JP, FCA was born on September 17, 1950. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree 2nd Class Upper Division (1977) in Accountancy from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) and Qualified as an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in 1981, with membership number 2389. He became a Fellow of the Institute in 1987.

He commenced his professional career with Coopers and Lybrand (Chartered Accountants now PriceWaterHouseCoopers), where he garnered requisite professional training between 1978 and 1981. He was the Financial Controller/ Head of Administration of Gearhart Nigeria Limited (Oil Services Company – now part of Halliburton) between 1982 and 1988. He was once a Banker having worked with Barclays Bank Nigeria Limited 1972 to 1973. He has a proven track record of accomplishments in Administration, Finance and Accountancy. He is the Managing Partner of Nnamdi Okwuadigbo & Co. (Chartered Accountants), from 1989 to date.

Mazi Okwuadigbo is a highly effective communicator with great people skills along with strong leadership, problem solving and decision making abilities. He is Hard-working, Peaceful, Respectful, Result Oriented with Positive Mental Attitude and Excellent Health.

As a Member of Council of the Institute since 2007 to date, Mazi Okwuadigbo has at various times served on many committees either as Chairman, Vice Chairman or Member. He currently represents The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) as member of Small and Medium-Sized Practices (SMP) Committee of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) New York, USA. January 2012 to date.

At the District/Zonal level, Mazi Okwuadigbo served as Chairman of Port Harcourt & District Society from 1989 to 1991; Member/Adviser of Eastern Zonal Districts Accountants’ Conference from 2006 to date. He has been the Council Coordinator of many District Societies of the Institute at various times. He has been an active member of Port Harcourt & District Society since 1982.

He is Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and Associate of Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN).

Mazi Okwuadigbo was a former Member of Council of the Nigeria Accounting Standards Board (NASB) now Financial Reporting Council (FRC) 2007 to 31st Dec. 2012; former Council Member of Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIBAN) 2008 – 2010; former member of Council of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) 1991-1992.

He was the President of Rotary Club of Trans-Amadi, Port Harcourt 1990 and holds the Paul Harris Fellow Award, Service Above Self Award and the Evergreen Rotarian Award of Rotary International. He is also a Past Assistant Governor of Rotary International District 9140.

He was the President of the University of Nigeria Alumni Association Port Harcourt Branch -1993 to 1997.

He serves on the Board and Audit Committee of many organisations.

Mazi Okwuadigbo, a Christian of the Anglican Communion, hails from Umuahia, Abia State. He is happily married to Mrs. Chinonyerem Okwuadigbo and they are blessed with Children.

He enjoys the game of football and table tennis. He is a Justice of the Peace (JP).