Folake L. Sanu

Independent Director-Designate

Folake is an astute finance professional and banker of repute with over thirty-two (32) years professional working experience in banking, accounting, and auditing practice. Her experience spans Corporate Strategy, Financial Control, Operations, Technology, Risk management, Audit, Mergers & Acquisitions, Credit and Marketing, Brand Management as well as Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility.

Prior to joining the Board of Coleman Technical Industries Limited as Independent Non-Executive Director, she was Executive Director at Wema Bank PLC overseeing the Business Support Directorate.

Folake was Chief Financial Officer and later, Chief Compliance Officer at Sterling Bank PLC where she was instrumental to the successful merger of five (5) different banks and led integration and service reengineering project of the newly formed bank’s operational platform. She worked as a professional accountant for over ten (10) years with KPMG, Peat Marwick Ani Ogunde & Co.

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and an honorary senior member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, she is an alumnus of the London Business School and has attended various management courses in reputable institutions including Harvard Business School and INSEAD, Fontainebleau.