sewueseSewuese Okubanjo is a food entrepreneur and a European Union Erasmus Mundus scholar with a Master’s in Food Innovation and Product Design and a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Technology.

An ex-banker, having worked with leading banks in Nigeria such as Citibank Nigeria, Fidelity Bank and First Bank of Nigeria, Sewuese decided to go back to her first love of Food Science and is a food entrepreneur, working on innovating and processing natural African food products for public health.

Sewuese is a professional member of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technologists and is a founding trustee of Sesôr.


ierIer Jonathan-Ichaver, is a graduate of Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and also holds a Masters in Political Management from the George Washington University, DC, USA (2011).

Ier resumed at Sesôr in December 2013 as Executive Director after over seven years at the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF). Her last posting was at UNICEF Geneva, Switzerland where she provided global advisory and training support to UNICEF offices in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East on corporate alliances and fundraising. Prior to working with UNICEF Geneva, Ier had worked with UNICEF Nigeria and the Centre for Values in Leadership and has experience in advertising (Prex Advertising, Nigeria), the financial sector (MBC International Bank Nigeria and Kakawa Discount House Limited Nigeria) and Christian ministry (International Church of Christ, Lagos).

Ier is a founding trustee of Sesôr.

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