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Peju Ibekwe is a seasoned business leader and sustainability professional with keen interests in women empowerment, access to quality education, access to healthcare and youth development.
With nearly two decades of corporate experience, she has built expertise in brand and marketing communications, strategy formulation and execution, process improvement, strategic partnerships and business expansion.
She holds a BSc in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and Masters in Public and International Affairs. She has worked in the media as a broadcaster and at Sterling Bank where she supported the marketing activities of the Corporate and Investment Banking team and led the social investment portfolio of the bank, helping it become the most socially responsible corporate organization in Nigeria as awarded by the Great Place to Work Institute, Nigeria (GPTW).
She sits on the board of the One Health Initiative where she helps shape impactful policies and initiatives for medical practitioners and everyday Nigerians seeking better healthcare.
Solomon Okonkwo is a multi-skilled Social Development professional and holds a B.Sc. in Accounting and Finance from the Lagos State University, Master’s in Business Administration and is a certified Business Development Service Provider, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) certified capacity building exert for MSME Development and financial literacy.
He is seasoned in providing leadership, direction, strategy and vision in the areas of project development, to facilitate and enable growth, business agility and has proven record of leading both international and local donor funded projects from conception, implementation to impactful close-out.
With over a decade of professional experience, Solomon, started his career in banking sector before moving into the non-profit space and since then served as the Project Director of The Coast of Help Foundation Ltd, Program Coordinator for the Murtala Muhammad Foundation and the Program Manager of the Better Life for African Rural Woman, with a superb track record of managing complex functional projects in various environments and thematic sector, highly applicable to delivering sustainable solutions, analyzing business and securing partnerships, project development and implementation and managing team for positive contribution.
He volunteers on the board of various non-profit organizations where he supports with program formulation and strategy.