Stephanie Itimi

Stephanie Itimi


Personal profile

Personal profile

Stephanie Itimi is a PhD researcher in the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway. She has a BA in Economics from Coventry University and an MSc in Global Economic Governance and Policy from SOAS, University of London. She has played a significant role in the development and manufacturing of high-profile initiatives in Slovakia, Morocco, the United Kingdom and several West and East African nations through her diverse policy and consultative experience with the UK Home Office, BBC Africa, Essex County Council, UN Women and the European Commission, promoting freedom of information, digital literacy and gender equality. Her research interests are centred on security practises targeted at domestic workers in Lagos, Nigeria via the perspective of care and surveillance.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, InfoSec Certification, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, The Knowledge Academy

Award Date: 13 Aug 2020

CISMP, InfoSec Certification, Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP), BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Award Date: 2 Jul 2020

MSc, Global Economic Governance and Policy , Female Empowerment and Land Rights in Nigeria , SOAS, University of London

Award Date: 30 Sept 2018

Economics, BA, The Informal Sector in Nigeria and its impact on Economic Development, Coventry University

Award Date: 30 Jun 2016

External positions

Director, SEIDEA CIC