Vanessa Erogbogbo heads the International Trade Centre’s women and trade programme. She has over 15 years’ combined experience on women’s economic empowerment issues predominately entrepreneurship, access to financial services and trade; and prior to that in commercial banking.
In her current role she develops strategies, curates partnerships and oversees a team implementing programmes to make trade work for women through ITC’s #SheTrades initiative to connect one million women to markets by 2020. She previously held positions at the International Finance Corporation, Standard Chartered Bank, and as an entrepreneur.
A published author, and speaker on women and trade issues, she holds an MBA from the London Business School, an MSc Information Technology and B.Eng Hons in Civil Engineering from Loughborough University, UK.