Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, the immediate past director general of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has been appointed to the International Advisory Board of the University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland, it has been announced.
The university announced that Anohu-Amazu will join Joanne O’Callaghan, the vice president of State Street Global Services, who has also been appointed to the board.
A statement made by the university on the appointment of the former PenCom director general, said: “Chinelo Anohu is a lawyer and immediate past Director General and CEO of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Nigeria. She currently advises multilateral policy institutions as well as the private sector on the strategic deployment of finance for impact, and serves on the London Stock Exchange Africa Advisory Group”.
It further stated that Chinelo has already worked with the Business School’s Sustainable Business Initiative in the embedding of sustainability principles and practice in the investment of pension funds in Africa.
Wendy Loretto, dean of the Business School, said: “Our International Advisory Board provides independent advice, ensuring we remain outward-looking and innovative. We were delighted to hear from Chinelo and Joanne at their recent first meeting of the board.
“Our board now comprises 14 external members, almost half of whom are women. We look forward to benefiting from their deep and international experience at senior level.”