When British-Nigerian Dr Amy Jadesimi, manager of Lagos port development project, is not chairing meetings, you may find her in hard-hat and boots on an offshore rig.

Amy manages a project to turn Lagos port into a regional hub for the oil and gas industry and has raised more than $100m in investment money.

Growing up, I believed the negative perceptions about Africa; about who I was.

Amy Jadesimi, manager of Lagos port development project

Having studied medicine at the University of Oxford, she also wants to tackle maternal mortality, and has pioneered a way of creating access for the country's poorest women to life-saving medicines.

But having grown up practically British, and in well-to-do circles, gritty African realities are relatively new to Amy. Find out what led her back to her roots

Source: Al Jazeera