Tomi Somefun


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.

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