Dr. Irene Ubiawhe-Akpofure, is a Non-Executive Director of FBNQuest Merchant Bank. Being a seasoned HR, Business Transformation & Change Professional with over 20years experience in both the public and private sector, Dr. Irene is also the Founder/CEO of Yvonne Lewis Limited, a leading recruitment and training service provider with offices located in the United Kingdom and Delta State, Nigeria.
Throughout her successful career, Dr. Irene served as Housing Officer at GFS Platform Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, where she provided high-level educational support to women with social needs. She also served as a Service Manager at London & Quadrant Housing Trust, London, United Kingdom, where in her leadership position, she contributed to the strategic service development and delivery of the Company.
Dr. Irene holds a PhD in International Business Management from the International School of Management (ISM) Paris, France, a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development from the University of Greenwich, United Kingdom, and a BSc Hons in Health from University of Greenwich, United Kingdom. She is also a Member of the Institute of Directors, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and the Chartered Management Institute.