One of West Africa's leading Corporate & Strategic Communications Executives, O'tega Ogra's career has spanned international development, financial services and manufacturing in about 15 years.
He starter his career with the German Agency for International Development (GIZ) managing 5 projects related to HIV/AIDS & Reproductive Health, Planned Parenthood, Girl-Child Education, and Access to Justice for Women & Children under the Multisectoral Women Empowerment Programme in North East Nigeria and later joined GTBank where his work was critical to positioning the bank for the age of youth and digital marketing through initiatives such as Ndani, GTcrea8 and setting up the GTBank social media platforms in 2009. At 24, he became the youngest head of Corporate Communications ever in the banking industry when he joined Wema Bank – a role in which he successfully led the Bank’s rebranding programme which was completed in May 2015.
O'tega is currently the Group Head of Corporate Communications in one of Africa's largest conglomerates - BUA Group with the key responsibility for charting a corporate communications, brand management, marketing, CSR, crisis & reputation management strategy for the Group and its subsidiaries.
With a degree in Public Health from Babcock University, O’tega regularly volunteers his time and resources to various causes. He is the Chairman of the Board of PhotoWaka Africa Community, a patron of the Lagos-based Tiger Polo Team and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (UK) and the International Association of Business Communicators.