Yewande Zaccheaus was recently appointed on the Board of Fortress Microfinance Bank and Corporate Leisure Limited and Zacchi & Chrome Limited. She began her career as a legal officer in the Nigerian-American Merchant Bank and after a brief stint in private practice joined Ecobank Nigeria Plc in 1989 as the pioneer Company Secretary and Legal Adviser. She resigned in 2002 at Deputy General Manager Level, to establish her own business, Eventful Limited, an events management company.
She is the author of three inspirational books – “God’s Waiting Room 1, 2 & 3” which were written as a result of her personal testimony, to encourage women experiencing delay in childbearing. She is also the 2011 recipient of the prestigious International Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Award, an initiative of the Chambers of Commerce of Manhattan, Barcelona and the foundation of Indian Chambers of Commerce.