Audrey Joe-Ezigbo is a serial entrepreneur with over twenty-two (22) years’ experience. Audrey co-founded Falcon Corporation Limited with her husband in 1994 and serves as Executive Director, Commercial Operations with principal accountabilities in the areas of Finance, Commercial Strategy, and Business Development. Falcon Corporation Limited, an ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001: 2007 Certified company is a wholly indigenous leading provider of Oil & Gas Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services, and the franchise operator for the Ikorodu Natural Gas Franchise, Lagos State. She is also the Managing Director and principal strategist of other companies within the Falcon Corporation group including Falcongaz Limited and Falcon Property Development Company Limited.
Audrey holds several Master’s degrees and executive certifications in the areas of Finance, Marketing, Business Administration, Leadership and Governance – from the University of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Lagos Business School, Harvard Business School and IE Business School, Madrid.
An international speaker and facilitator, Audrey 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 Award 2014 and Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award. She was also elected a 2014 United Nations Global Entrepreneurship Week ‘Women Entrepreneurship Day’ Ambassador for Nigeria.
Audrey is currently the 2nd Vice President of the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) – the umbrella association and voice for businesses and professionals involved in the Nigerian gas industry. During her over 8 years of service as a member of the Executive Council of the NGA Exco, she has chaired and served on various sub-committees charged with the responsibility for various NGA programs and initiatives.
Audrey gives of herself in service to society and humanity as a partner and sponsor to various NGO’s focused on improving the lot of widows, orphaned and vulnerable children. She is an active member of Women in Management, Business & Public Service (WIMBIZ). She is also a member of the International Women’s Society (IWS) where she previously served on the Executive Committee as the Programs Secretary, receiving an award for exemplary service during her tenure.
An encourager by nature, Audrey is particularly passionate about building up early-stage and growth-phase entrepreneurs and therefore gives freely of her time in service as a Mentor on various mentoring platforms.
She is a prolific writer and author with four published books – “Double Impact”, “Uniquely Woman”, “Ruach” and “Uniquely Woman 2” to her credit. She runs an inspirational, self-development, faith-based blog for women – Uniquely Woman (http://uniquely-woman.blogspot.com) which is designed to guide women to attain a deeper understanding of self, gain clarity and intentionality of purpose, and thus live out more fulfilled lives.
Audrey is also the Promoter of the Double Impact Platform (www.doubleimpactplatform.com) and Convener of the Double Impact Conferences, both of which are platforms for delivering business and relationship building training for couples who are in business together, thereby helping them create highly successful business institutions while maintaining happy and prosperous homes.
A daughter and servant of the Lord Jesus Christ, Audrey lives by the conviction that she is anointed for impact. She believes that she is a conduit through which people will experience the manifest love of God, and so her life’s work is centered on using her businesses and involvements as platforms to do just that.
She is married to Joe – her business partner and Chief Encouragement Officer, and they are richly blessed with four exceptional children of purpose.