Ibukun Awosika, founder of The Chair Centre Group and Arunma Oteh, former director-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission have been appointed members of UK’s G7 Presidency Impact Taskforce.

 Ibukun Awosika is a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, member of the board of Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund and former Chairperson, Board of Trustees of Women in Management, Business and Public Service. In 2011, she co-founded the Afterschool Graduate Development Centre, a career centre established in order to checkmate the high rate of unemployment in Nigeria.

On September 7, 2015, Ibukun became the first woman to be appointed Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria following the resignation of Prince Ajibola Afonja

Ibukun Awosika is a member of IESE’s International Advisory Board (IAB). She also sits on the board of Digital Jewel Limited and Cadbury Nig Plc.

 

 

Arunma Oteh has worked for various institutions including the Harvard Institute for International Development and Centre Point Investments Limited of Nigeria in corporate finance, consulting, teaching and research. Oteh was appointed vice-president for Corporate Management at the ADB in March 2006, responsible for Language Services, General Services and Procurement, Human Resources. In late 2018, Oteh joined St Antony’s College, Oxford University, as an academic scholar and an executive-in-residence at Saïd Business School. 

Oteh was recognised in the 2020 Powerlist, of the most influential people in the UK of African/African-Caribbean heritage.

 

 

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