Ivana Ivie Osagie
Ivana I. Osagie is the founder/convener of the Professional Women
Roundtable (PWR) – a non-profit focused on building female leadership
capacity and accelerating gender parity towards achieving the UN SDG5.
PWR was set up in 2013.
After a long and varied business career culminating in the C-suite, Ivana is
now focused on supporting women in leadership and making workplaces
more gender sensitive. Her background includes significant strategy,
corporate development, project development & project finance expertise
across a number of sectors. Her previous roles include stints at Morgan
Stanley, Merrill Lynch, HSBC in the UK and more recently, Notore Chemical
Industries, Nigeria. But above all, as a senior female leader, she has first
hand experience of the challenges women face in the workplace and in
playing leadership roles.
She sits on a number of boards and is also an angel investor. She is a
member of the board of directors of Rising Tide Africa – a female angel
investors’ network and a mentor/adviser to entrepreneurs and start-ups.