Dr. Ibiene V. A. Ogolo is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of V & R Partners Limited.

Her career spans over nineteen years commenced in the Nigerian financial sector. Within the commercial banking industry, she held several leadership roles across operational, marketing & credit administration functions leading teams to deliver key initiatives.

In 2003 she moved unto BGL Plc where she grew to become Head of Private Wealth until her departure. Leveraging on her investment strategy and financial experience, Ibiene became the Head of Public affairs for for Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority encapsulating media, investment promotions and community relations for one of the major real estate developments in Rivers State.

In 2013 she joined Eko Development Company as the Chief Responsibility Officer. Ibiene has successfully raised funds internationally and locally and is responsible for the development of one of the new prestigious landmark aptly called ‘’Azuri Peninsula’’ on the Marina District of Eko Atlantic City; which upon completion transform the entire skyline of Lagos.

While seemingly a very busy, workaholic, Ibiene recognises the importance of knowledge transfer, finds time within her busy schedule to mentor and coach up and coming high potential talent to successfully navigate Nigeria’s corporate maze. She is also very interested in development of the female child and women at large.

She finds time to kick back and relax, she spends her vacation travelling the world and her love for adventure and travel are showcased in her travel and living blog ‘’’’, which also happens to capture and hint her love for photography and the good things of life.

Ibiene holds a Bsc Hons in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Port Harcourt, Choba, a post Graduate Degree in Business Administration with core in Finance from University of Liverpool, an Msc in Investment Promotions and Economic Development from University of Edinburgh, an Honorary Degree of Science in Development Project Management and Corporate Governance from European-American University.