Profile Of Speakers

Etemore Glover

Etemore Glover

CEO, Impact Investors’ Foundation/The Nigerian National Advisory Board for Impact Investing

Etemore is the Chief Executive Officer of The Impact Investors Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded in partnership with The Ford Foundation, Africa Capital Alliance, BusinessDay Media Limited, Bank of Industry and Dalberg Advisors. She was previously the pioneer Executive Secretary of The Knowledge Exchange Centre (KEC), a non-profit organization focused on bridging the skills gap for young unemployed graduates. While at KEC, Ms Glover was responsible for translating and implementing the five-year vision and strategic plan of the organization. She has worked on several youth development programmes with the government and has a wide range of experience in banking, research, monitoring and evaluation, project management, strategy and planning.

As the Chief Executive Officer, The Nigerian National Advisory Board for Impact Investing she is responsible for implementing its vision and strategies and coordinating projects. In the last year, Etemore established a task force consisting of private and public sector actors in Nigeria to set up a National Advisory Board (NAB) for Impact Investing, the highest national body responsible for promoting social investments in the country and building the market infrastructure. Etemore led the establishment of the Nigerian NAB, which will be under the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment, the umbrella body with 35 NABs across 28 countries and regions. She also engages with development finance institutions (DFIs), bilateral and multilateral agencies, and local and foreign investors to grow impact capital and investment in Nigeria.


She is a problem-solver, learning and development strategist and trainer with extensive knowledge and experience in the development and management of capacity-building programmes for youths; programme evaluation; budget; fundraising strategies; leadership; NGO management and consultancy, research, finance and impact investing.

Etemore is also an MSME Consultant with over 10 years of experience in setting up and running startups. She is an Associate Member of the Learning and Development Network International. Ms Glover holds a double honour in Economics and Education from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Leicester. After transiting to the nonprofit sector, she further obtained a Post-Graduate Certificate in NGO and Development Management from the University of East London, UK.