Laila Obiagwu

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Laila is President of Communication and Democracy at Robert Gordon University Students’ Union and is a Sabbatical Trustee of the organisation.

Laila graduated from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in 2005 with a BEng Chemical Engineering, worked in the banking sector for 10 years after graduation before venturing into media entrepreneurship in 2016.

Passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship and seizing opportunities with an opportunistic mindset, Laila is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship at RGU. She has valuable experience in digital marketing, business development and strategy, project management.

As Board governor, Laila hopes to use her academic experience at RGU and current role at the Students’ Union to ensure that students’ views, their experience and success are effectively considered and remain top of the agenda on the board and university.

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