Usama Saleh has over 20 years Professional experience in the Banking Industry spanning Branch Operations, Domestic Operations, Treasury Operation, Clearing and Electronic Settlement, Payment Operations, General Services and Business Development.

A consummate Banker, Mr. Usama started his banking career in 2001 with First Bank Nigeria Ltd as an officer and resigned in 2008 to take up an appointment with First City Monument Bank Plc as a Branch Operations Manager. In the pursuit of his passion for Non-Interest Finance, Usama left FCMB in 2011 to join Jaiz Bank Plc as one of the pioneer staff, where he served at various units and projects.

He holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Master of Banking and Finance from Bayero University Kano and has attended several local and international courses in Islamic Finance, Investment Banking, Management, leadership amongst others at some of the prestigious institutions, such as School of Government and International Affairs Durham University UK, Commerzbank Germany, IFSB Malaysia, REDMONEY Malaysia, Texem UK, Phillips Consulting – Nigeria and Lagos Business School. 

Usama Saleh is a Member of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) and Member Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). 

Mr. Usama was the former Group Head, Banking Operations at Jaiz Bank Plc before joining TAJBank as the Head of Sharia Audit.