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Olufunke Amobi

Olufunke Amobi

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  • 18 Esomo Street, Off Toyin Street Via Opebi Allen, Ikeja.

Funke Amobi was declared the 2019 All Africa Employee Engagement Professional of the Year by N2Growth Africa headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2020, she was recently named one of “ Africa Thought Leaders in HR” by iPerformance Africa. She is a globally recognized Human Resources professional and multiple award winner recognized among the 100 most influential HR persons globally by Times Ascent India. In 2019, Funke was named amongst Nigeria’s #50 Top Corporate Women recognized for bringing distinct value to the workplace by Leading Ladies Africa. Funke was a global finalist of the Professional Achievement Award in the 2015 UK Alumni Education Awards and was also awarded the 2015 HR Leader award in Nigeria by the HR People Magazine.

With over 25 years’ experience, a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, an MBA and specialist certifications in Organizational Development and Talent & Career Management, she currently serves as the Country Head for Human Capital at Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc.

In her role, Funke has the responsibility for leading, human capital strategy and the delivery of HC services, policies and programs across its eleven subsidiaries including Stanbic IBTC Bank, Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers, Stanbic IBTC Asset Management and Stanbic IBTC Capital.

Funke is a much sought-after speaker nationally and internationally on Human Resources and management issues. She also serves as the Lead Lecturer for Organization Behavior & Management in the Executive MBA Faculty of the University of Ibadan Nigeria, Nigeria’s premier University, a member of the Dean’s Council/Advisory Board of Lancaster University Management School UK (LUMS), a non-executive director on the board of Stanbic IBTC Asset Management and she sits on the board of several not-for-profit organizations.

A Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) United Kingdom, Funke was recently awarded the Chartered Companion status; the highest recognition in the world of Human Resource & People Development by the CIPD UK. She is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Nigeria and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) USA where she served as a subject matter expert in developing the body of knowledge for specific HR certifications.