As head of corporate services and executive director at Destiny Dredgers International (DDI) Limited in Lagos, Nigeria, Edesiri Ibru brings more than 10 years of experience and education in the finance and oil industries to her work, along with diverse achievements in her field. Part of the team at DDI since 2010, Edesiri Ibru oversees the natural resources company’s HR, legal, and administrative departments, as well as the ongoing development of its policies and processes. In addition to her responsibilities at DDI, Ms. Ibru sits on the board of Total Nigeria PLC as a nonexecutive director and has a master of science in metals and energy finance from Imperial College London.
Previously, Edesiri Ibru spent four years with Oceanic Bank International, during which time she served as head of the Project Management Office and the International Banking Group. Additionally, she served as an analyst with the Petroleum Services Group at Deloitte in London. She earned a master of engineering from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College.