Area Head, West Africa, Mastercard
Ebehijie Momoh is the Area Head, West Africa at Mastercard. Based in Nigeria, Ebehijie is responsible for advancing the Mastercard brand presence in West Africa, deploying innovative payment solutions and partnering with local governments and market regulators to build a World Beyond Cash.
Ebehijie joined Mastercard from Standard Chartered Bank, where she most recently held the position of Head of Retail Banking in Ghana and prior to that, Head of Retail Banking in Nigeria. In both positions, she was responsible for the development and execution of the Retail Banking business strategy and delivering the results.
Ebehijie started her banking career in Nigeria at Guaranty Trust Bank and subsequently had stints at Diamond Bank and First City Monument Bank, where she held various senior management positions including Assistant Vice President and Zonal Head, Midwest Zone, Vice President and Group Head Conglomerates and Group Head Commercial Banking, Lagos and South Region.
She holds a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Lagos and an MBA from the University of Benin. In addition, she has an MBA from Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom and is a Chartered Banker in Nigeria and Scotland. She is also an honorary member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.