New Board Member Joins the Global Center

Date : 10 May 2023

We are delighted to welcome Adeolu Adewumi-Zer to the Global Center’s Board of Directors.

As the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Nigeria Insurance Ltd, a company the Allianz Group acquired while she was the Regional Head of Mergers, Acquisitions and Transformation Africa, Adeolu brings over two decades of purpose-driven leadership within financial services roles on four continents. She is developing the next generation of great African leaders, focusing on gender empowerment and financial inclusion, and acts as an ambassador, business mentor, and investor for Ashoka, the African Angel Academy, and VC4A.

“We are humbled to have Adeolu join our Board. Adeolu’s significant global executive experience corresponds closely with the Global Center’s operational focus around the world as well as with our work in financial integrity and inclusion and human rights. This experience and her action-oriented approach will bring another strong advocate and networking partner to our Board in support of the Global Center’s mission.” David McGowan, Chair of the Global Center’s Board of Directors

“I am thrilled to be joining the Global Center at this pivotal moment in their aspiration to build a more just and secure world–a world which can only be possible when violent extremism is no more. I look forward to driving this vision by advocating for accountable and transparent systems to promote the financial integrity necessary to significantly improve the economic empowerment in our most troubled regions, most critically for our women and youth.”Adeolu Adewumi-Zer

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