Oluwatomi Somefun stands as a highly accomplished professional in the financial services industry, boasting over thirty years of extensive experience across various sectors including commercial and investment banking, financial consulting, and audit services. She is recognized as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, having commenced her professional journey after earning a Bachelor of Education degree in English Language from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1981 and subsequently undergoing training and working as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG.

Throughout her illustrious career, Tomi has consistently pursued executive training programs at prestigious institutions such as Harvard Business School, Wharton Business School, Columbia Business School, and INSEAD in Fontainebleau. In August 2015, she assumed the pivotal role of Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer at Unity Bank Plc, a leading retail bank in Nigeria. Prior to this, she held the position of Executive Director, overseeing various divisions at the bank, including the Lagos and South-West Business Directorate, as well as the Financial Institution Division and Treasury Department.

Tomi’s professional journey also includes significant roles such as the Managing Director of UBA Capital & Trust Ltd from 2004 to 2005, and as the founding Managing Director/CEO of UBA Pension Custodian Ltd in 2005. Apart from her outstanding career achievements, Tomi is deeply passionate about mentoring and guiding young adults to reach their full potential despite any challenges they may face. She actively participates on the boards of several financial and educational institutions and has contributed her expertise to the advisory boards of numerous foundations, including UBA Foundation.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Tomi is dedicated to her family and is happily married with children and grandchildren. Her multifaceted contributions to the financial sector and commitment to nurturing young talents serve as a testament to her exemplary leadership and profound impact on society.