Member, Advisory Board
Oluwafunke Amobi is Country Head, Human Capital for Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc. (A member of the Standard Bank Group).
Standard Bank Group (SBG) is Africa’s largest Banking Group ranked by assets and earnings. SBG is Headquartered in South Africa with operations in 18 African countries and 13 outside Africa including key financial centers in Europe, United States and Asia.
As Country Head of Human Capital, Funke has the responsibility for leading, defining and managing the Nigeria Human Resources strategy and the delivery of HR services, policies and programs across the Nigerian business.
With over 20 years’ experience in the human resources function, spanning across the telecommunications; oil and gas; and banking industries, Funke has a wealth of experience as a certified HR management practitioner, with a unique specialist depth in talent management and organization development. Before joining Stanbic IBTC, she was the General Manager, Organization and talent Development for MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, a multinational market leader in the African telecommunications industry.
She holds a first degree in Economics from the University of Lagos Nigeria, where she graduated with a second class Honors Upper Division. Following the award of the prestigious British Chevening Scholarship, she proceeded to study an MBA in The University of Lancaster, UK where she graduated with a Distinction and was awarded the Dean’s prize. She holds a CIPD post graduate certificate in Talent and Career Management from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom and a CIPD post graduate certificate in Organizational Development and Psychology of Change from the University of Bedfordshire UK.
Funke is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) United Kingdom, Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management Nigeria and is a subject matter expert for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) USA. She is a member of the advisory board of WISCAR and was also recently appointed to the advisory board of the African Society for Talent and Development (ASTD) South Africa.
She is married to Fred, a finance director in a multinational organization and they are blessed with a Son.