A specialist in Treasury, Risk and Human Resource Management, Eileen has an MBA in Finance and Investments from the George Washington University DC., and B. Sc Economics with a second class upper, from the University of Ife, Ile Ife.
She started her career with the Ministry of Finance Incorporated, Lagos, followed by Webster Fine Arts Inc, Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA. She then kicked off her banking career in 1982 with an affiliate of First National Bank of Chicago (international Merchant Bank Nigeria plc, Lagos) working for several years as a lender, then in Correspondent Banking where she was responsible for managing several of the bank’s European and American banking relationships.
She later was Head, International Treasury Unit and then Head, Financial Advisory.
As founder/CEO of H. Pierson, she has led numerous landmark consulting deals with financial and power sector regulators, banks, state governments and other high-profile clients. She has attended numerous international trainings such as at the Harvard Business School. She was also on attachment to Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for several months. She is currently a regional Director of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).