Mrs. Folasade ADEBAYO is a Legal Practitioner and a highly experienced business professional with a deep wealth of broad – based experience in both financial and non – financial institutions.
She holds degrees in Applied Economics and Law with a Masters in International Relations. She started her career as a banker at Eko International Bank Plc (1988), after which she was seconded to Nigerian Inter – Bank Settlement System Plc ( NIBSS) as the Pioneer, Head of Personnel & Administration and Company Secretary/ Legal Adviser (1994).
She worked with different banks during and through the turbulent days of re-capitalization and banking consolidation and retired from banking as a General Manager in Sterling Bank Plc (2011) by which time she had functioned in different capacities in the Legal, Human Resources & Training, General Administration, Corporate Affairs, Marketing, Business, Product Liabilities & Product Development and Financial areas.
She subsequently went into private legal practice as a Consultant in the law firm of Hackman & Co. where she led various corporate restructuring, litigation, administration and company secretarial duties for her clients until her appointment as the Administrative Controller of the Lekki Free Zone Development Company.
Mrs Adebayo is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Senior Honorary member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) and qualified mediator of Lagos Multi-door Court House, Lagos.
She has attended several local and international courses, conferences and exhibitions.