Alhassan Abdulkarim has over two decades of Professional experience in the Banking Industry that cuts across Commercial and Corporate Banking, Operations, International Trade Finance, Islamic Finance, Product Development and Structured finance.
He has an impeccable track record with working for some of the Top-rated banks in Nigeria ranging from Access Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, JAIZ Bank and Continental Trust Bank (now United Bank of Africa-UBA).
Prior to his appointment at LOTUS Bank, he served as the Assistant General Manager and regional manager (Lagos & Southern Nigeria) at JAIZ Bank. He played active roles in liaising with the bank’s Sharia Advisory Council, Heading the Product Development team as well as the International Corresponding Banking Relationship Team.
He is an honorary member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), Commodity Brokers Association of Nigeria (CBAN), and a fellow at the Institute of Credit Administrators (ICA).
He is an alumnus of Bayero University, Kano where he obtained his B.Sc. in Microbiology and dual Master's degree in Islamic Banking & Finance and Business Administration. He also possesses a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the same University.