Joycee Awojoodu

CEO ORÍKÌ Group

An entrepreneur, economist and power sector specialist. She has a history of running companies, in Nigeria mainly: ORÍKÌ, a farm to skin grooming brand that fuses all-natural ingredients primarily sourced from the Continent of Africa with scientific research to create extraordinary personal care products for women and men, and PowerCareers – A leading recruiting & training solution for the colossal human capacity gap in Nigeria’s energy sector.

Joycee Awosika’s  recently worked for the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development’s (DFID) infrastructure assistance programme in Nigeria, the Nigerian Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF) as the Technical Assistant on Research, Analysis and Informatics (Performance Monitoring) to the Honourable Minister of Power. In this role she worked on the ongoing reform, privatisation and future policy strategy for Nigeria’s power sector.

As the former Curator of the World Economic Forum Abuja Global Shapers Hub, Joycee led a team comprised of 21 entrepreneurial leaders, on a number of community initiatives focused on education, youth unemployment and entrepreneurship. She has been selected to attend three World Economic Forum events around the world and has been an invited speaker on leadership, youth development, opportunities in Africa, and energy access and energy solutions in emerging countries.

Joycee is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper, a nominee of The Future Awards Prize in Public Service, 2013, and business in 2015, selected into the African Leadership Network, the recipient of Her Network, Woman of the year award in Business in 2017, and a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program Fellow.

LinkedIn: Joycee Awosika
Twitter:@orikigroup