Rachel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) from the University of Benin, a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from the University of
Lagos and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK (Nigeria branch).
She commenced her career in 1995 with the law firm of Babajide Koku and moved to Toye Coker, Ogbekene & Co., before joining the former IMB International Bank Plc in 2000 as a Legal Officer, where she rose to the position of Acting Company Secretary/Legal Adviser.
Rachel also worked in Dangote Industries Ltd, Mainstreet Bank/Skye Bank Plc/Polaris Bank Limited where her various assignments enabled the honing of her skills in every facet of corporate legal practice, leading teams spanning company secretariat, litigation, loan documentation, debt recovery and contract advisory functions.
Rachel is an ordained Christian Minister and advocate of gender parity who enjoys reading and singing.