You might think, assuming the role of a director of the Company is no biggie, but you are wrong, it is a really big deal. It requires a foundation of knowledge, a sprinkling of experience, and a topping of grit to make the tough decisions required of a director. Above all, it requires an in-depth understanding of the legal expectations for the position.
Even though the global business market has been pushing for more diversity on Boards and executive management teams, the uptake on gender-balanced boards is slow in Nigeria. There’s rarely any public debates on female representation on the boards of Nigerian businesses.