Ms. Yewande Sadiku is the Executive Secretary/CEO for the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC). Before her appointment as Executive Secretary/CEO of NIPC, Ms. Yewade Sadiku was the Executive Director of Corporate and Transactional Banking at Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC. She has also served as Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Capital Limited, Head of Finance Department of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc (formerly, IBTC Chartered Bank Plc). She was responsible for the execution of debt and equity issues, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and a financial advisory assignment handled by IBTC Chartered Bank plc and was also responsible for its packaging, analysis and execution of a variety of assignments.
Yewande is regarded as one of the most outstanding female bankers in Nigeria. As the Head, Investment Banking of Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, she produced the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s best-selling novel, Half of a Yellow Sun.