Olufunmi Adepoju

Mrs Funmi Adepoju is our Managing Partner. She is a graduate of accounting from the University of Ilorin and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2000. Her work experience spans various sectors including banking, economic and equity research, credit risk management, asset management and credit ratings. She has worked in reputable organisations including Prudent Bank Plc, Financial Derivatives Company, Agusto and Co and Chapel Hill Advisory Ltd.

Funmi joined Agusto and Co in 2004 as an analyst and was responsible for writing credit ratings reports on companies in the cement and real estate industries. She was also responsible for writing the Insurance Industry report throughout the time she worked in the firm. Other research report she worked on at various times include the Banking Industry Report, the Nigerian Macroeconomic Overview, Real Estate Industry Report and Stock Market Report. Funmi also worked in the product development unit for a while, where she helped develop the fund rating, municipal bond rating and insurance ratings models. She subsequently rose to the position of the team lead for the Risk Management Department and Insurance Rating Unit. She was part of team that worked with deployment of rating tools for United Bank for Africa (UBA) in 2004 and was the team lead for implementation of credit risk management framework in First Bank of Nigeria and Fidelity Bank Plc in 2005 and 2008 respectively.

She resigned from Chapel Hill Advisory as a senior associate for the research group in June 2009 to join PearlMutual Consulting Ltd. Funmi has been on the IBFC Alliance Training Faculty for over ten years. She is also on the training faculty of FITC, Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN), Stern and Kay Consulting, Workforce Centre and Netherwood Consulting Ltd. Funmi is a CFA charter holder, a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and a Certified Risk Analyst.