Ifey is the former Chairperson of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA).
She was instrumental in developing the regulatory framework for the regional electricity market in West Africa. Prior to joining ERERA, she oversaw licensing and enforcement of contracts at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
Ifey is trained as an energy lawyer with over 25 years of experience and holds an MBA with specialization in Sustainability and Leadership from the University of Cumbria. Ikeonu is a strong advocate of gender mainstreaming in the energy sector.