Ahmed is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and an Associate of the Pension Institute of Nigeria, as well as an Alumnus of Bayero University, Kano and the University of Lagos. He is a fellow of the Compliance Institute of Nigeria (FCIN) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist(CAMS).
He has over twenty nine (29) years of cognate Banking, Industrial and Academic experience. He started his career as a Lecturer of Accounting & Finance at Bayero University, Kano before joining the Banking/ Finance Industry.
A consummate Banker, he had worked in Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), former New Africa Merchant Bank Ltd, NAL Merchant Bank (now Sterling Bank), NUB / FINBANK (now part of FCMB) and had a brief stint with Dangote Group as the Financial Controller of Kano Flour Mills. His banking experience covers Corporate Finance, Banking Operations, Risk Management, Financial Controls and Branch / Regional Banking.
He was at various times a Branch Manager in Apapa, Victoria Island and Kaduna locations, and later became a Regional Manager in North Central and Kano II Regions of FINBank.
Mallam Ahmed A. Hassan has attended various local & foreign courses and workshops. He joined JAIZ Bank Plc. in October 2013 as Head of Financial Control and acting Chief Financial Officer before he was later appointed as the Bank’s Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). He served as the Bank’s CCO for five and a half years. Currently, he is the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO).