Dr. Anino Emuwa

Founder and Managing Director, Avandis Consulting

Dr Anino Emuwa is the Founder and Managing Director of Avandis Consulting, a strategy and financial advisory firm in France.  A former corporate banker with Citibank, she is an experienced Non-Executive Director and sits on the board of several organisations including Nottingham Trent University, U.K.

Anino is an advocate for gender diversity in leadership and is a member of the Institute of Directors’ Expert Advisory Group on Diversity and Inclusion. She convenes global and regional communities for women in leadership including 100 Women@Davos, and is recognised as one of  125 people to follow on LinkedIn about Diversity and Inclusion.

An award-winning international speaker on D&I, entrepreneurship, and emerging technologies, Dr Emuwa has spoken at prestigious institutions and conferences including Forbes, Facebook, Reykjavik Forum for Women Global Leaders and University of Cambridge. Her articles have also been published in international publications including Forbes, Entrepreneur and Global Banking and Finance Review.

Anino is a coach and mentor for Cartier Women’s Initiative and the Women’s Development Programme at the Nottingham Trent University. She is also a Cherie Blair Foundation Mentor Alumni.

She received her Doctorate in Business Administration from Nottingham Business School where she is an alumni fellow. Anino holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and a BSc Economics from the London School of Economics, and has lived in six countries. She is bilingual in English and French.