Director - Policy, Corporate Strategy & Partnerships
Director – Policy, Corporate Strategy & Partnerships Dr. Akporji is Director – Policy, Corporate Strategy & Partnerships at NMRC. Dr. Akporji has over twenty years’ experience in development finance, housing and economic development.
She was the founding Coordinator of the Nigerian Housing Finance Programme which birthed the NMRC, sponsored by the Ministry of Finance/World Bank Group in Nigeria for enabling homeownership, enhancing job creation and increasing economic growth in Nigeria.
Dr. Akporji was also the Senior Advisor to the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and the Honourable Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Dr. Akporji served in various capacities at the World Bank Group including as Coordinator on Communications and Partnerships for Cities Alliance between 2005 and 2012; Development Communications Consultant on Education and Health issues for the Africa Region between 2003 and 2004; and Publications Officer, External Affairs and UN Relations Divisions between the period of 2000-2003.