Audrey Joe-Ezigbo is an experienced leader, business advisor and coach, with over 28 years proven track record and deep expertise in Strategic Planning and Execution, Corporate Governance, Investor relations (Finance and Fundraising), Advocacy, Entrepreneurship Development and Environmental Sustainability in private, public and non-profit sectors at executive and Board levels.
Recognized for her results-driven leadership and counsel in building organizations into world class, top producers, she is Deputy Managing Director and Shareholder at Falcon Corporation (a leading, wholly indigenous midstream and downstream Energy, Gas Distribution & Trading company) which she co-founded in 1994. Since 1994, Mrs. Joe-Ezigbo has been instrumental to successfully growing the company from minor oil services contracting to being a major player in the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry as a licensed distributor of Natural Gas and Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) in dedicated distribution zones with annual revenues of several billions of Naira currently.
Audrey is the immediate past President (2018-2021) of the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) – the umbrella association and voice for businesses and professionals involved in the Nigerian Gas industry. She is the first woman to have occupied the position of NGA President in the Association’s 22-year history.
She is passionate about entrepreneurship in Africa and committed to actualizing the potentials of SMEs to become large corporations or multinationals. Mrs. Joe-Ezigbo is committed to building African institutions that can survive and scale sustainably and developing leaders and managers for these organizations who are global in their thinking and networks. Known as ‘The Double Impact Coach’ Audrey is the Founder & Promoter of The Double Impact Platform, a business training and relationship building foundation for Entrepreneurial Couples in business together.
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. She also holds several executive certifications in Management, Leadership and Governance from Harvard Business School, IE Business School, and the WIMBOARD Institute.
Audrey Joe-Ezigbo 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 2014 Award. She was recognized as one of Leading Ladies Africa 100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria 2019, listed on the 2021 PowerWoman 100 list in the Oil & Gas category, and recognized as one of top 100 Outstanding Female Executives in the African Oil and Gas Industry 2021.
She is married and a mother to four amazing young adults.