By Christy Anyanwu
Maureen Ideozu is a development professional with over two decades experience working with international and national organisations in the areas of communications, development, public sector administration reforms, service delivery and change management. Under a private-public sector partnership arrangement as an Elumelu Fellow, she currently provides technical support to the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on institutional reforms; strategy and business operations for enhanced effectiveness of NEPC. Previously, she worked in management positions at the British Council, SERVICOM and the United Nations Development Programme. She has two children aged 16 and 17. Maureen comes from the closely knit family of the Late HRH Eze and Chief (Mrs) Chinedu Unwomele Ideozu in Ahoada, Rivers State. The following are her favourites:
Royal blue. It’s calm, soothing and elegant.
Sea food soup with spinach
Favourite holiday spot
Miami; I like the weather, people and atmosphere.
Spring helps me appreciate nature as I watch bare trees come to life and flowers blossom.
Dreams of My Father by Barack Obama
Barack Obama comes across to me as very believable and real. I trust him as a leader.
It’s never too late to be what you might have been –George Elliot
Mercedes Benz C-Class is compact, yet sleek and powerful.
Kiss from a rose by Seal
Favourite fashion accessory
Shoes. I like moderate heels but I match my heels to the occasion and outfit
I like squash for its energy. It’s also good for overall fitness.
Amanda Wakeley. She’s a British fashion designer best known for her evening and cocktail dresses and accessories. Her designs are chic and timeless.
James Bond. It’s a childhood passion. I love the gadgets and intrigues.