WHO WE ARE
To realize our vision, we aim to be the leading non-profit organization in Nigeria with the largest impact on education, healthcare and income. We improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good.
United Way Greater Nigeria envisions a country where all people attain their full potential in education, sustainable income and healthy lives through diverse individuals and communities that care and celebrate giving.
Dr. Lanre Towry-Coker
Dr. Lanre Towry-Coker, FRIBA, FNIA, PhD. (Planning): is a seasoned Architect and a published Author, he was elected Fellow of The Royal Institute of British Architects (founded 1834), in November 2016. He is one of only 44 architects worldwide to be honored with this accreditation. Dr. Lanre Towry-Coker is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (FNIA) and served as the first Commissioner for Works and Housing in Lagos State in 1999. A much traveled individual whose professional practice has taken him to no fewer than 36 countries scattered all over six continents, He belongs to the boards of a number of companies and charitable organizations. Dr Lanre Towry-Coker, is the Author of the book, 'Housing Policy And The Dynamics Of Housing Delivery In Nigeria: Lagos State As Case Study.' Published by Makeway Publishers, and available on Amazon.com and also at The Royal Institute of British Architects, Portland Place, London.
Currently, he is the CEO/Principal Consultant at Sustainable Impact Consult. He is a senior social scientist, sustainable development expert and administrator. He has 35 years of continuous professional work experience in policy, project/program design, management, monitoring and evaluation, as well as leadership on practical work delivery. He has worked across various managerial levels in socio-economic and human-asset development fields. A fluent Yoruba, French and English speaker, with multi-country work experience, Mr Ogunseye has worked with multilateral organizations, including UNDP - in Kenya, Tunisia, Uganda UK, Benin Republic and Senegal, visiting many other countries for professional meetings, workshops and conferences. He is married with two children.
Angela Agidi is a seasoned Industrialist and entrepreneur. She is famously passionate about Africa and her rising stars. As Founder and Chair of Chutzpah Group of companies, Ms. Agidi's over 30 years experience spans across the manufacturing, trade and shipping sectors of the African continent with special emphasis and interests in West Africa. She is an active and avid participant in various internationally acclaimed and recognized manufacturers, shipping and trade associations. Ms. Agidi sits on local and international boards and committees in the Manufacturing, Trade, Shipping, Infrastructure, Property and Banking sectors. She enjoys giving back to society.
Mrs Amaka Onwughalu is an illustrious corporate leader with over 30 years’ experience in the Banking industry. She has served in several executive management positions spanning Commercial Banking, Retail Banking, Treasury Management, Banking operations and Corporate Banking and on account of her professionalism and philanthropy has been decorated with several awards by many associations and institutes. As a former Deputy Managing Director of Skye Bank Plc, Mrs. Onwughalu is a mentor to several business leaders and entrepreneurs who are currently playing pivotal roles in different sectors of the economy. She is very passionate about philanthropy and is very committed to the role of Nigerian women in stimulating the economic development of Nigeria.
Charles Imevbore is an entrepreneurial-minded business expert with over 30 years’ exposure in business development, re-engineering, negotiations and delivering consulting services to infrastructure, education, oil & gas and logistics industry. Adept at directing multi-disciplinary business development teams to plan, re-design, and introduce leading-edge business solutions, he has spearheaded strategy and business development for growth and profitability with multinationals and start-up companies across Europe and Africa, achieving much success. A competent communicator in several languages with excellent organisational and people skills, he forges partnerships and builds consensus across all stakeholder levels. He holds a BSc in Business Administration from Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington DC and is an alumnus of Cranfield School of Management UK.
Kamil is a graduate of Geography, and has garnered over 12 years of banking experience in operations along with experience from other industries. He is a customer-centric performer, a dedicated team player with an enthusiastic spirit. Working with an NGO has helped him to touch lives and to fulfill his purpose.
Kathryn is a Communication Studies & International Development graduate, with experience in corporate and community relations. She has academic, professional and community service experience in both domestic (Nigeria) and International (Canada) settings. Kathryn has a passion for social impact and supporting causes to improve the lives of others, particularly in areas such as education, health and gender equality. Her interest in policy and programs development around basic human rights issues in Nigeria is what informs her role as Program Manager.
Kevin holds a Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Lagos. He is a creative, young mind who has gained valuable experience in Human Resources, Administration and Marketing at some of Nigeria's foremost corporations. His interests vary from technology to business and the arts. Kevin currently handles digital and communications strategy for the organization.