Emerging Africa

Mary Uduk

Vice-chair/ Non-Executive Director

Ms. Mary Uduk is a Capital Market Specialist, an Investment Advisor, with over 30 years of experience as a Regulator, culminating as Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Nigeria, where she provided leadership across all functions and operations of the SEC Nigeria. During her tenure as Acting Director-General of SEC Nigeria, she represented the Commission on various Committees, both within and outside the country, including the International Organisation of Securities Commission (IOSCO) Board and the Africa/Middle East Regional Committee (AMERC). She was also a Member of the Committee that facilitated the floatation of the first Nigerian Sovereign Bond. She led the SEC Nigeria as the first Regulator to participate in the flagship Pan African Programme of FSD Africa to strengthen the institutional capacity of the Commission.

She has extensive experience in Board Advisory, Corporate & Investment Finance, Capital Market Trends, Strategy and Policy Making, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance. She holds an MBA from Business School Netherlands (BSN) and a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIBN), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), and a Fellow of the Institute of Capital Market Registrars (ICMR). She is a Trained Management Consultant, certified by the Centre for Management Development (CMD) and is currently attending the Senior Executive Course (SEC) at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS).