Ujunwa Ojemeni

Ujunwa Ojemeni is an impact investing, energy and development expert with experience in the areas of opportunity maturation, financing, and policy focused on driving the achievement of SDG 7, and an advocate for gender inclusivity.

At the Office of the Honourable Commissioner for Energy & Mineral Resources Lagos State, she drives policies, investments opportunities and implementation strategies to deliver reliable energy to the citizens of the State. She is also an Advisor with the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN). Ujunwa has coordinated several energy projects and funds worth over $400 Million previously at Axxela Limited (energy infrastructure project development) and All On (off-grid energy access investing).

Ujunwa is the founder of the African Women in Energy Development Initiative (AWEDI Network) focused on promoting the growth of women in the sector through mentorship programs, career sponsorship (acceleration), networking opportunities, professional development and leadership training for women across the value chain.