Idechi is a graduate of Petroluem Engineering from Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) with an MBA from OAU, Ife. He is a CIBN MCP (Microfinance Certification certified and Chartered institute of Bankers of Nigeria(CIBN) associate, while attending many local and international courses and trainings.
His professional experience started with Dowell Sclumberger as a Field Engineer Trainee and he later spent 13 years in Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria in various departments from Trade Services, E-Banking, Branch Operations, Facility Management and Operational Risk Management where he left as a Regional Manager in 2015. He has also served Fast Credit Limited in various capacities as Head of Operations, Group Head Business Development (Public Sector) and currently, Head, Fintech & Innovation.
His innovative and strategic mindset has made it possible for him to successfully handle complex projects (from regulatory-induced, Core Banking and process- related) in his career while he remains a firm advocate of change management and operational excellence.