Dr. Godwin Nwabunka
Godwin Nwabunka is an experienced development manager with a passion for empowering the poor. He is a social entrepreneur, children and women’s rights advocate and a strong believer in balancing social, economic and cultural factors in development. He holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from the prestigious Gregorian University, Rome and professional certifications from Harvard University, The Boulder Institute, and the Centre for Development Management, Rajendrapur.He served the United Nations System for over 18 years at various professional levels in Nigeria and abroad.
He is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Grooming Centre, which he founded in 2006 and is dedicated to the empowerment of the poor through sustainable financial intermediation. Grooming Centre is presently active in 23 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, and has empowered over four million women with microcredit, employing some 3,000 youths.
Dr. Nwabunka is happily married with children.