Mrs. Nwachukwu is a graduate of University of Benin, Edo State, and obtained her master’s degree in Business Administration from the ESUT Business School. She is an Alumni of London Business School (Executive Education); London and The Columbia Business School, New York; and has attended Executive programmes at the Manchester and Lagos Business Schools.
She started her insurance career at International Standard Insurance in 1994 after the mandatory NYSC and spent an additional year with the firm before joining Standard Alliance Insurance Plc in 1996, as an Officer, Public Sector. She rose to the position of Assistant General Manager (AGM) before leaving in 2004 to join UBA Insurance Company as Deputy General Manager/Divisional Head, Retail and Channel Management with the task of running the Bancassurance Model with UBA Plc. She also had a stint at UBA Plc as Senior Manager/Head, Marketing – Cards Division.
Ebele left UBA Plc to join Zenith General Insurance as a Deputy General Manager (DGM) in 2007, was promoted to the position of General Manager (GM) in 2008 and later appointed the MD/CEO in the same year, leading the company to unprecedented growth in terms of revenue and profitability in the nine (9) years she spent as the Managing Director.
Mrs. Nwachukwu then assumed the leadership position of MD/CEO at NSIA Insurance in January 2018, where she led the company’s business reengineering and transformation projects. While at NSIA, her efforts led to a change in the company’s structure, culture, and operations, leading to increased business patronage, and was awarded the ‘Best Place to Work’ in 2019. She left NSIA in May 2022 to pursue other personal interests.
A member of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN); Ebele is also a member of the Institute of Directors, Nigeria, (IoD); Chartered Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), and a member of the Personal Finance Society, United Kingdom.
In the Nigerian Insurance Industry, Ebele has served in the following capacities: Member, Governing Council, Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA); Chairman, Publicity Sub-Committee of the Insurers Committee (NAICOM); Chairman, AIO Organizing Committee – AIO 2021, (hosted in Nigeria) and Chairman, NIA House Project.