Full Name: Tony Elumelu
Date of birth: March 22, 1963
occupation: Executive Chairman, Heirs Holdings & The Tony Elumelu Foundation
Biography: Tony Onyemarchi Elumelu was born in 1963 in Jos, Plateau State. He hails from Ukwuani in Delta State. He managed to acquire two degrees in economics in Nigeria. He got a bachelor degree from Ambrose Alli University. He also received an Msc at the University of Lagos. Tony Elumelu is also an alumnus of Harvard Business School. This was where he studied Advanced Management Programme.If not for him, the Standard Trust Bank wouldn`t be among top five financial institutions in Nigeria. In 2005, he managed to transform the United Bank for Africa into a pan-African Institution that has over seven million customers in nineteen African countries. It should be mentioned that before Tony Elumelu, the United Bank For Africa was only a provincial bank.