YEWANDE SADIKU

Yewande Sadiku has a keen personal interest in bringing organized financing to Nigerian film productions; she raised financing (as Executive Producer) for HALF OF A YELLOW SUN, her first film production.

She was one of ‘35 International Women Under 35’ featured in the October 2007 edition of World Business Magazine and in May 2010, she was one of 19 professionals awarded the Eisenhower Fellowship for International Leadership. She spent seven weeks traveling across America in April/May 2010 to better understand how their film industry is supported by the organized financial sector.

She is CEO of Stanbic IBTC Capital Limited and has worked as an investment banker for over 18 years, helping corporates to meet their financing needs and advising on corporate restructurings.