Myma Belo-Osagie

Non-Executive Director, Member of Audit Committee and Member of Management Engagement Committee, Africa Opportunity Fund Ltd

Myma Adwowa Belo-Osagie is a Managing Partner in Udo, Udoma & Belo-Osagie, a leading Nigerian corporate law firm. Dr. Belo-Osagie has been a Non-executive director at Africa Opportunity Fund Ltd. since June 2007. Dr. Belo-Osagie serves as a Director of First Securities Discount House Limited. She is a member of the New York, Ghana and Nigeria Bars and is a member of the American Bar Association.

Dr. Myma Belo-Osagie is a Managing Partner with Udo Udomo & Belo-Osagie and specializes in energy, natural resources and the environment, telecommunications, corporate advisory including foreign investments, corporate restructuring including mergers and acquisitions.

Dr. Belo-Osagie attended the University of Ghana at Legon where she obtained an LL.B in 1975. She obtained a BL from the Ghana School of Law in 1977 qualifiying her as a barrister and solicitor of the Ghanaian Bar. She went on to Harvard Law School in the U.S.A. where she obtained an LL.M in 1978 and an SJD in 1985. Dr. Belo-Osagie was called to the New York Bar in 1983. She attended the Nigerian Law School from 1983 to 1984 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1984 as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Dr. Belo-Osagie is ranked as one of the “World’s Leading Lawyers” in the Corporate/M&A section of the Chambers’ Global Directory. Her recent assignments include the drafting of the Nigerian Telecommunications Act 2003 and advising the International Financial Corporation on is equity investment in the 2003 Africa Telecomms Deal of the Year Award.