Mrs. Oludewa Edodo -Thorpe is an alumnus of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, from where she graduated with a Second Class (Upper Division) in Law.
She holds a Masters of Law degree from the University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos. After her call to the Nigerian Bar and the National Youth Services Corps, she joined the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Ltd (NIDB).
A former Company Secretary of NIDB Trustees Ltd, she is the National Secretary of the National Co-ordinating Committee of the Shareholders Associations. She is an active member of the Nigerian- Japan Association and a member of the International Bar Association.
She is a Director of Coastline Microfinance Bank Limited and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IOD) Nigeria.
She is currently involved in the practice of Law with specialization in Secured Credit Transactions, Corporate and commercial Law and International Business Transactions. She joined the Board of on the 3rd of September 2008.