Ivana I. Osagie, Nigeria, shares her expertise in the areas of deal structuring, business development for startups and managing complex enterprise projects.

Ivana serves as the Managing Director of Notore Chemical Industries Ltd. She has been Chief Executive Officer of Notore Seeds since November 2009. She spent the earlier part of her career in management consulting working on business transformation, strategy and change management assignments before moving into investment banking where she performed various management roles in three of the most well known investment banks – Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and HSBC.

In addition, Ivana is an angel investor and mentor to early stage businesses with special focus on women run businesses at the Rising Tide Africa.

Ivana holds an M.Sc in Information Technology from the University of the West of England, and an MBA from the University of Liverpool both in the UK.