Innocent Mbagwu holds an MBA from Lagos State University and a graduate of Accounting from Federal Polytechnic, Idah. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
He was trained in Funso Ogidiolu & Co., Chartered Accountants, Lagos and rose to Audit Manager before joining Corporate Telecoms as a Financial Controller in 2002 and Hallmark Bank Plc in 2004 where he worked in the Operations, Credit and Marketing. Innocent was the Financial Controller of ASO Savings and Loans Plc from 2006 to 2010 and later Head, Internal Audit, before joining SunTrust Mortgage Bank in June 2011 as a Financial Controller, a position he held before the conversion of the bank to a commercial bank. He now heads the Finance Unit.