Ms Maureen Ideozu
Ms. Maureen Ideozu is a member of the faculty at the GOTNI Leadership Centre. Ms. Maureen Ideozu, FICM is a Chartered Management Consultant and Development Professional with over two decades of experience working with international and national organizations. She is the Principal Partner at MCI & Partners Ltd.
Her areas of expertise include communications, team building, service delivery, public sector administration reforms, leadership and change management. Under a Private-Public Sector partnership arrangement, she was assigned as an Elumelu Fellow from 2014 -2017, to provide technical support to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on institutional reforms, strategy, strategic partnerships and business operations to enhance the effectiveness of NEPC.
Previously, she worked in management positions in such organizations that include, the British Council, SERVICOM and the United Nations Development Programme between 2001 and 2009. She worked as pioneer Public Awareness Manager of the Federal Government’s Service Delivery Reform Programme, SERVICOM and later appointed as Chief SERVICOM Officer, leading a team of nearly 50 public officers.
Subsequently, she established a career as a consultant in public administration reforms. From 2011 to 2014, Maureen worked as Team Lead (Service Delivery) for the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Federal Public Administration Reform Programme (FEPAR). At FEPAR, she led a team of National and International Consultants that provided technical support for the successful restatement of SERVICOM by the Federal Executive Council as well as the adoption of an institutional repositioning proposal for the Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development. Her team also provided support to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the implementation of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda – specifically in relation to Gender Mainstreaming and beneficiary feedback of the Growth Enhancement System (GES).
Earlier in her career she worked in the banking and oils & gas sectors from 1995 to 1998.
Maureen has provided consultancy services to public and private sector clients including – DFID-FOSTER, Presidential Amnesty Office, USAID, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, AMCON, Partnership Initiative for the Niger Delta (PIND), FIDFUND Microfinance Bank, to name a few. She is an accredited Belbin Team Roles Facilitator and the Belbin Regional Representative for Nigeria. Maureen has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and a Master of Business Administration Degree, she and has also trained extensively in her various roles throughout her career.