With over twenty-six (26) years’ experience, Audrey Joe-Ezigbo is the Deputy Managing Director, Falcon Corporation Limited a company which she co-founded with her husband in 1994. She is responsible for Business Strategy, Corporate Finance & Value Creation, Governance & Enterprise Risk. Falcon Corporation Limited, an ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Certified company is a leading wholly indigenous midstream and downstream Natural Gas & Energy services company.
An accomplished professional, Audrey holds several Masters’ degrees in Finance, Marketing and Business Administration from the Lagos Business School, University of Nigeria and Nnamdi Azikiwe University; as well as executive certifications in Management, Leadership and Governance from Harvard Business School and IE Business School, Madrid, amongst others.
Audrey is President, Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) – the umbrella association and voice for businesses and professionals involved in the Nigerian Gas industry, and a chartered member of the International Gas Union (IGU). She is the first female President of the NGA in the Association’s over 20-year history. A dedicated member of the NGA for over 13years and prior to assuming the presidency, Audrey served for 11 of those years on the NGA Executive Council in various capacities including 1st Vice President, 2nd vice President, Chairperson NGA Sponsorship Sub-Committee; Chairperson, Editorial Board; Chairperson, NGA Investment Promotions & Export Relations Committee.
Audrey is a Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI), the chartered professional membership body of global energy experts and a founding member of the Women in Energy Network WiEN.
Audrey is on the Executive Council of Women in Management, Business & Public Service (WIMBIZ) where she also serves as Chairperson, Wimbiz Membership & Programs Subcommittee, and Chairperson, WIMCAP committee. An international speaker and facilitator, Audrey has won several awards for her contributions to building entrepreneurial capacity in the industry and Nigeria at large, including the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year West Africa Award 2014 and Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award. Audrey and her husband were recently conferred with the Lagos Business School Distinguished Alumni Award 2018. She was recognized as one of Leading Ladies Africa 100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria 2019.
Audrey is a Certified Transformative Coach and member of the International Coach Federation (Nigeria Chapter). She is the Founder and Promoter of The Barnabas Widows Support Foundation, giving of herself in service to society and humanity as a partner and sponsor to various NGO’s focused on improving the lot of widows, orphaned and vulnerable children. Audrey Joe-Ezigbo is a prolific writer and Author with four published books.