Funmi Oyetunji obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1977 and the ACCA qualification in the U.K in 1981. Her Career, which spans 35 years, started in accountancy practice with the firms of Coopers & Lybrand, Z. O. Ososanya & Co and the London office of KPMG. She joined Fountain Trust Merchant Bank in 1993 and moved to First Bank of Nigeria where she became the bank’s Treasurer in February 2001, a position she held until May 2002. In 2002, She was appointed Chief Executive of AbiTos Financial Services Limited, a real estate development and investment company, a position she holds to date.
Funmi has attended Leadership and Board Effectiveness programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD in France and IMD in Switzerland. She has also taught Finance on the executive programmes of the Lagos Business School. Mrs Oyetunji serves on a number of boards including Ecobank Nigeria where she chairs the Risk Committee, Prestige Insurance, and American Tower Corporation, Nigeria where she chairs the audit committee. She is a member of the global body, Women Corporate Directors Foundation and she is associated with the Lagos Angel Investor Network.
Funmi is the Chairperson of the LASAL Foundation that grants scholarship to indigent students at tertiary level and a fellow of the Institute of Directors. She published her book A Conscious Life, an acclaimed help for successfully navigating critical stages and aspects of life in 2016. She is married and blessed with two sons.