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susan okoh
Women's Program Coordinator , Bank
Lagos, Nigeria
Women Banking expert with 10 years' experience in Sub-Saharan Africa seeking an opportunity in International NGO. Currently, the Program Coordinator managing 4 African Countries in Women Banking. Competent in developing and executing programs involving gender empowerment particularly for female-owned/led SMES and Savings Groups. Fluent in English and learning French. Willing to relocate.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
Susan Okoh is a seasoned Finance Professional who is passionate about Gender Inclusion and parity. She is interested in helping institutions increase the participation of females in the economy and continues to improve her skills in this field.

In over ten years, she has built a strong career in Financial Services with experiences in several roles ranging from Risk Management, Financial Control to Managing Teams in Strategy and now coordinating women banking across African Subsidiaries. In her immediate past role, she was the Head of Women Banking at Diamond Bank Plc where she was responsible for developing and executing strategies targeted at improving the inclusion of women with financial and non-financial services. She actively supports the development and delivery of training modules, capacity building sessions, business advisory clinics, and female empowerment initiatives.

She has worked in several International and Nigerian organizations and has featured as an industry expert on the CNBC TV business show as well as been a plenary speaker at a Global Women’s conference in Jordan, Amman. She has a degree in Economics and a master’s in finance from Cranfield School of Management in the UK. She enjoys reading, learning new languages and exploring new destinations
• M.Sc. Finance and Management, Cranfield School of Management, England 2008 – 2009
• B. Sc. Economics with Accounting (2nd Class Upper), Middlesex University, London 2004 – 2007

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