Regional Head – Europe
With a Degree in Linguistics and African Languages, an MBA from Cardiff University Wales and an MSc in Investment Management from City University London, Eje has built a successful career in Banking, Real estate, and Investment/Asset Management.
An entrepreneur at heart with a passion to see Africa transformed. She began her career in Standard Trust Bank, now United Bank for Africa where she was a Wealth Manager in the Private Banking Group. She was also a Senior Partner at Meveo Property Fund I, a Jersey Expert Fund which she launched and managed for F E Samuels Capital London.
She has lived in the UK for over a decade and reflects an emerging class of young Africans who want to make a difference in society and deliver long lasting change at the same time promoting economic freedom.
Eje is a proponent for the Creative Industries and the Creative Economy, and believes in the transformative potentials and economic benefits of creativity and innovation. She believes the Creative Economy and Industries is an innovative way for Africans to diversify its dependency on natural resources. She is currently a Cultural Partner at the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries in the prestigious Kings College London, where she intends to begin her PhD Research in the Role of Education in the Creative and Cultural Industries in Africa.