Stella Okuzu
Principal Consultant/CEO
With an MBA  from IESE Business School, Navarra, Spain, and a certified Master Coach, Stella has 22 years of prior experience in banking covering Corporate, Commercial and Retail Banking as well as Internal Control & Audit. Serving last as the Head, Retail Credit, Union Bank Plc previous roles she has held include Head, SME Products and Segments; Head, Lending, Standard Chartered Bank and Head, Consumer Finance, First Bank Plc, serving on the bank’s Executive Credit Committee. She has attended various professional development programs including The Executive Management Programme at Stanford University, USA and Profiting from Lending to Small Businesses at the World Bank, Washington DC. Stella has a wealth of business development and financial management skills. Based primarily in London, she is also involved in charity work through a Not-for-Profit organisation – The True Health Foundation which she founded to provide financial assistance for medical treatment costs for indigent persons. She also serves as the Treasurer of Zonta International London II and as a Coach with Dress for Success, Greater London.

Margaret Makura

Senior Consultant

​A seasoned professional, Margaret has worked in different parts of Africa: East, West and Southern Africa. Her career commenced in corporate banking, covering key areas such as Credit Analysis, Service and Relationship Management.  She then managed Transaction Banking teams, covering  various products under Trade Finance and Cash Management. For about 15 years while working in the financial services industry, she held various country and regional roles. After several years of Corporate and Transaction banking, Margaret transited into training and employee development across Africa and Asia. Her immense corporate knowledge makes her an exceptional trainer and employee coach. She has a Masters in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa and a Personnel Management Diploma (passed with a Distinction) with focus on Recruitment, Labour Relations, Compensation, Personnel Management & Training.  A great communicator with excellent people skills, in addition to supporting our clients based in Africa she also facilitates programmes for the World Bank.