Chris Ife is the Chief Executive Officer of Globasure Technologies Limited. In his present role, Chris provides leadership, strategy and management to the company. He started his career in Fidelity Bank Plc, Nigeria before moving to Switzerland to join IBM as a Project Manager. In IBM, Chris was involved in managing many international projects across Europe and Africa. The last position he held in IBM was Sales Operations Manager. His vision is to build Globasure into a global leader in specialized IT and payment Solutions Provider. He is extensively involved in helping develop the Nigerian payment solutions ecosystem.
Chris is a graduate of Leadership Development (PLD) of the Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He is also a graduate of the Accelerated Development Program (ADP) of the London Business School, UK. He holds a Masters Degree in Economics & Communications from the University of Lugano, Switzerland and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
He is a member of the Institute of Directors, Nigeria. He speaks English, and has good understanding of Italian and German languages.