Ebele Nwachukwu, as seasoned insurance practitioner has been appointed as the new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of NSIA Insurance Ltd., a general underwriting firm in Nigeria.
Before her appointment to the board of NSIA as its MD/CEO, Ebele was the Managing Director/CEO of Zenith General Insurance Company Limited.
Mrs. Ebele Nwachukwu holds a Bachelors Degree in Linguistics and Languages from the University of Benin  and MBA (Marketing) from the ESUT, Business School.
She has attained Executive Education from the London Business School and Alliance Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom and she is a chartered member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, and also a member of the Personal Finance Society and the Chartered Insurance Institute of London.
Her career which spans over 23 years has been characterized by discipline, hard work, results and commitment to excellent.
She worked in UBA Insurance as Divisional Head, Retail and Channel Management championing the Bancassurance strategy of the company. After two years she worked briefly as Marketing Director, Lagos and Western Region. She left UBA Insurance in November 2004 and joined UBA Plc as Head of Marketing, Cards Division where she worked until her joining Zenith General Insurance as Deputy General Manager.
She has attended courses on Retail financial services, Management, Leadership, Strategy, Products Development and customer services locally and internationally, her most recent being the Essentials of Leadership programme at the London Business School.
EShe started her career with International Standard Insurers in 1994 as a health Insurance underwriting and marketing officer and subsequently moved to Standard Alliance in 1996 as an officer and worked in both underwriting and marketing functions. She rose to the position of Assistant General Manager before she joined UBA Insurance Company in June 2004.
She is married. Her hobbies include cooking, mentoring and travelling.