Dr. Jennifer Douglas, a renowned international law and finance expert, has been nominated for the Wintrade Global Award in the Woman Icon of the Year category. She will also be speaking at the Wintrade Global Women in Business Summit at the London House of Lords in the UK. Dr. Douglas, who recently made the list of 100 Most Reputable Africans, is a seasoned international lawyer with 25+ years of experience in finance, law, education, and the non-profit sector in the UK, Nigeria, and the UAE. She is also the founder of the Gede Foundation.
The award ceremony, which marks the 25th Anniversary of the Women In Trade event, will take place at three London locations: the London Stock Exchange, Lloyd’s of London, and the UK House of Lords, on March 13th, 14th, and 15th respectively.
Dr. Douglas previously led the insolvency and restructuring practice, advising growing private and public companies and supporting their executives, directors, investors, and advisors. She also has extensive experience in regulatory and compliance work, debt portfolio restructuring, and receivership.
Currently, she advises and facilitates key business and government relationships and strategic investment opportunities for companies looking to invest in Africa.