Mr. Bukar had served as Managing Director/CEO of Central Securities Clearing System, Plc. (CSCS), the central securities depository of Nigerian capital markets. During his five-year tenure, he spearheaded a company-wide program of culture change that resulted in a fourfold increase in profitability in the midst of the most recent global economic crises.

As Managing Director/CEO of ValuCard Nigeria Plc (now Unified Payments System), He spearheaded a complete reorganization of ValuCard, transforming the local e-payments loss-generator into one of the most secure, technologically advanced and profitable payments processors in the region. Mr. Bukar was instrumental in introducing Visa cards into the Nigerian e-payments space and writing the rules that have underpinned the phenomenal growth in the sector.

His fierce analytical skills and innovative thinking had won him praise and admiration since his early days as a member of the senior management team at the Hewlett-Packard Company.  Since then he quickly rose to leadership positions in the United States and Nigeria, developing a special skill for spotting and developing opportunities that drive geometric growth.

He was also a former Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) after being on the Board for about six years. He represented the Organized Private Sector in the Nigerian National Conference in 2014 where he served in the Committee in charge of Economy, Trade and Investment.

As a highly sought after business adviser, Mr. Bukar is on the board of Ventures Platform (Tech start-up Accelerator), Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited, CRC Credit Bureau Ltd. and Cr Services Credit Bureau Plc.

Mr. Bukar holds a B.Sc. Degree in Physics from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and M.Sc. Degree in Nuclear Engineering from Oregon State University, USA. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS), Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School, USA.

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