Amaka Agwu is Regional Senior Programme Manager for the Africa region at C40.

She is based in Abuja, Nigeria, with expertise in programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and has actively worked in the development sector over the years, processing proposals and designing theory of change by analysing the country’s socio-economic situations, trends, needs and gaps.

Before C40, Amaka worked as Head of Programs, where she was supported in conducting research, gathering business and programme intelligence for the purpose of identifying new opportunities, and tracking and engaging with donors for funding.

Amaka has many skills in working with community and city structures and mobilising stakeholders using participatory approaches to secure buy-in and project ownership. She led the process for developing and approving the National Policy on SRHR of persons with disabilities in Nigeria. She has also led capacity building of government institutions, private organisations, and CSOs on gender and disability mainstreaming.