(Executive Secretary, MTN Foundation at MTN Nigeria)
Odunayo Sanya is the Executive Secretary of the MTN Foundation and the Head of the Planning and Customer Management team at MTN Nigeria. Her over 20-year career in corporate Nigeria spans education, financial services and telecommunications.
Odunayo is an alumna of the University of Abuja where she studied political science, Lagos Business School and the Institute of Management and Development, Switzerland. She also completed executive training at Harvard and Cornell universities, both in the United States and holds a John Maxwell certification.
Prior to working with MTN, Odunayo Sanya was a manager at different times with Chartered Bank, Prudent Bank (now Skye Bank) and Standard Trust Bank (now UBA).
In addition, Sanya is a professional forecaster and member of the Institute of Business and Forecasting, an expert in customer experience/intelligence, as well as an international speaker with several papers to her credit.
Passionate about youth empowerment, mentorship, leadership and nation-building, Odunayo Sanya is a volunteer member of the WISCAR (Women in successful Careers).