Halima Umar
Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Halima is a lawyer with tenacity for innovation, team building and service excellence.

She is a professional with over 17 years of demonstrable experience in the Pension Industry with skills in Business Development, Administration, Relationship Management, Dispute Resolution, Legal Advisory and Secretariat Services.

Halima joined FCMB Pensions Limited in December 2019 as the Deputy Company Secretary.

Prior to that, she worked with Sigma Pensions Limited from 2007 to 2019, where she held various functions from marketing to administration and then Company Secretariat & Legal Department as Head of Unit from 2009 up till 2017. She proceeded to become the pioneer Relationship Management Team Lead for the Kano Hub, comprising Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States where she was also responsible for supervising the activities of the Benefit Administration, Customer Care and ICT Units of the Hub.

She holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, a B.L from the Nigerian Law School and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from BUK.

She is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators (APNM), and is also an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN).