With over 12 years’ experience with the Foreign and Common Wealth office Lagos on International trade advisory & business development she has gathered excellent industry knowledge, worked with over 800 SMEs, mid–sized and global corporate UK & overseas businesses, fund aided projects, Government departments and many more; transforming global opportunities to achieve & implement performance frameworks.
She has shown proven ability for developing & leading new strategic business methodologies, advisory, research, resource management in the areas of energy & sustainability, turn around global opportunities, secure efficient deliveries & significant achievements for foreign businesses. Also, developed a dynamic approach for multi sector opportunities primarily in the areas of business development & project management.
With a dynamic expertise and interest for Africa/ Sub-Saharan Africa/Nigeria she has very strong influence in providing the fundamentals of business development by maximising potential opportunities, identify, recommend innovative and proactive strategies to improve and increase the quality of business aimed at increasing revenue, enhancing product development, market systems to deliver high value performance. Leading on implementation processes for huge projects & programmes within the UK, Africa/Sub-Saharan for foreign companies interested in increasing their export performance.
In 2015 was appointed as Africa Representative on the Foreign and common wealth board where she influenced polices on local staff issues. Also, occupied major roles on international women leadership platforms etc. Promoting Women in the business environment and providing partnership platforms for them had always been her passion. She also has a good grip with Nigeria’s in the Diaspora especially in the UK where she has led on very high business delegations to gain technical expertise in view of promoting business opportunities in Nigeria.
With her passion and innovative skills, she bore the vision of rebranding protocol practice in Nigeria and had nurtured it for over four years. As president of the Association of Certified Protocol Practitioners in Nigeria, she is very keen on making the right influence to change the industry for good. This is the power of vision to begin to engage with international standards, best practices and influencing investments opportunities, business’s and brands.
The passion for making a positive impact on society influenced a recently awarded Honorary Fellowship Certificate by the Institute of Carbon Accountants & Traders UK at the Lancaster House London. Which was in recognition of her outstanding work in Nigeria bringing UK/Nigerian businesses together for the benefit of sustainability, carbon reduction, education and job creation as Nigeria looking towards a low carbon economy.
She has gathered degree’s, trainings and certifications from Robert Gordon University, London Business School, Edinburgh Business School, University of Lagos, University of Benin and an MBA in oil and gas from the CWC School for Energy UK amongst others.