Teddy Celestine

Teddy is a Seasoned Educator; a Professional Editor; and Experienced Banker.  Prior to joining RED Universal, he previously worked as a school administrator at Saint Felix Nursery and Primary School, Ibadan Catholic Archdiocese for over a decade.His goal was to create academically engaging learning experiences through an environment that fosters creativity, and curiosity and as such developed a deep commitment to sharing his passion for literacy and learning.  

From 2011 onwards Teddy broadened his love for education by linking it to editing building an excellent work-history as an editor and strong critic of written works, conference presentations, training initiatives, and peer-reviewed publications.  Through his forays in editing as evidenced by the editing-enterprises he has helped to launch, he has held multiple Head Editor positions at Tedcel Editing Concept; Smart Brain (a Teen Magazine); Magazine and Temple Digest (a Religious Magazine); and GK Sports Digest (a sport panorama magazine), working with intellectual authors, publishers, and content developers.   

Aside from his expertise in education and publishing, Teddy has also garnered extensive experience in Nigeria’s banking industry, specifically as an auditor.  He has worked for First City Monument (FCMB) Bank as a Fraud Investigation and Quality Assurance Officer.  In that role, he conducted investigations on reported cases of fraud, irregularities, and staff misdemeanors to ascertain root-causes and proffered recommendations for corrective actions.  He was also responsible for Quality Assurance as well as formulating strategies and measuring related outcomes.  To solidify his experience as an auditor, Teddy attended several trainings on Forensic Fraud Detection, Banking Inspection & Internal Control, Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, and Risk Based Auditing.

Academically, he holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and an M.Sc. in Information Technology from the National Open University of Nigeria.  For his professional associations, he is a member and fellow of the Compliance Institute of Nigeria (DCP) and the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management of Nigeria.