Jo is an entrepreneur with a creative mind. Born and raised in Nigeria, relocated to the United Kingdom as a teenager. Studied Accounting and Finance and later changed her career to become an IT Specialist. Jo is a multi-faceted woman. With over 10 years working within the Financial Services, Jo currently works as an IT Specialist (Business Analyst) within the Financial Services. She has worked with Barclays Bank PLC, Natwest Bank PLC, Sapient Consultancy, Lloyds Banking Group, Accenture.
She is the Executive Producer/Host of The Jo Maxwell Show; a talk show launched in 2017 to showcase some of the most inspiring and amazing black women living and working in the United Kingdom, currently showing on Sky Channel 193 (VoX Africa), Sky Channel 452 (FAME TV), YouTube and online. The show tackles real life issues and topic pertinent to black women in the diaspora and back home.
“She is very passionate about issues affecting women and therefore commits to delivering platforms which will enable women to connect, inspire, educate and empower each other in a positive way.”
She doesn’t stop there, she recently announced (as her way of giving back to her community) a youth empowerment event themed “Stepping Forward and Breaking Out”. This event is targeted towards young ladies and young men; to educate and empower them on how to step forward and not conform to societal expectation and mind limitations. Conscious of the fact that life’s limitations are the ones made in your mind.
On a lighter mode, she is also a co-host on Bestof2Podcast available on iTunes and Soundcloud. Bestof2podcast is a platform where Jo and the Host Bimbola Osagie both talk about life as Black-British women living in the United Kingdom. Very determined to live a purpose driven and impactful life, Jo wants to use her God-given voice and her network to Inspire, Empower and Educate women and the younger generation, especially within the black ethnic minority (B.M.E) community. She is also wife and a mother to three legends (a boy and two girls).
- BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance in London, UK
- AAT Accounting Certified
Areas of Expertise
- Media – Talk Show
- Motivational Speaking
- Personal Branding
- Business Analysis
- Consulting Management
- Planning and Execution
- Strategy Consulting