Tomi Somefun is an accomplished Financial Services professional with over three decades of hands-on experience spanning Commercial and Investment Banking, Financial and Business Consulting, and Audit and Accounting Services. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, she graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University of Ife) in 1981 with a Bachelor of Education in English Language, and later trained and worked with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant.
She has benefited from several Executive Trainings Management Programs at Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, and University of Columbia Business School; and also an alumnus of INSEAD, Fontainebleau.
In August 2015, she was appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Unity Bank Plc, a retail bank in Nigeria . Prior to her appointment as Managing Director, she served as the Executive Director overseeing the Lagos and South-West Business Directorate, as well as the Financial Institution Division and Treasury Department of the Bank. Tomi was the Managing Director of UBA Capital & Trust Ltd from 2004 to 2005and the founding Managing Director/CEO of UBA Pension Custodian Ltd in 2005.
Tomi is passionate about people, especially young adults and helping them achieve their God-given potential in spite of their limitations . She mentors and counsels individuals in their professional and social development. She sits on the Boards of a number of Financial and Education Institutions, and has served on the Advisory boards of several Foundations, including UBA Foundation.
She is married with children and grandchildren.