Transcorp PLC has appointed Mrs. Helen Iwuchukwu as the Company Secretary with effect from February 21, 2017.
In a statement issued by the company, Helen Iwuchukwu handled Government Relations for all companies within the Transcorp Group. She was also Company Secretary/Legal Adviser for the Transcorp Group from October 2009 to February 2012.
She graduated with an LL.B (Honours) degree in Law from Abia State University, Uturu (Class of ’92). She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1993. Helen holds a Master of Laws degree (2003) from Middlesex University Business School, London (2003) where her specialism was Employment Law.
She began her legal career in 1995 with the firm Banwo & Ighodalo. In 1998, she joined Fieldcrest Attorneys as a law development officer in which position she gained wide exposure in the development of training and mentoring programs for legal departments in the energy and financial services sectors as well as private practitioners.
In 2001, Helen moved to the UK to pursue an advanced degree.
While abroad, she enriched her relevant professional experience at Samuel Davis Solicitors, and later, Pinnacle Solicitors. In 2004, she joined the Northwest London Hospitals NHS Trust as an administrative officer, where she rose to the position of human resources manager.
Helen has held a number of sensitive and senior positions at Transcorp and its subsidiaries in both her specialties: legal and human capital management. She has served as the Head of Human Resources at NITEL (August 2006 — November 2007), Legal Adviser at NITEL (August 2008 — April 2009), Acting Company Secretary at NITEL (May 2009 — June 2009), and Legal Adviser, Strategic Partnerships & Shared Services at Transcorp.