Bunmi Lawson

Co-founder and the CEO/ Managing director of EdFin Microfinance Bank

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Ms. Bunmi Lawson is a Co-founder and the CEO/ Managing director of EdFin Microfinance Bank; Nigeria’s first specialist education finance Bank. Prior to EdFIn, she was the pioneer and immediate past Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of ACCION Microfinance Bank Limited. She has over 30 years post graduate experience in finance, insurance, marketing, auditing and banking.

She is also a Fellow of; Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Institute of Credit Administration of Nigeria, Institute of Credit & Collections Management of Nigeria and Association of Investment Advisers & Portfolio Managers of Nigeria. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. She is an Advisory Board Member of Bridge International Academies, Nigeria, Co-Creation Hub (CcHub), Nigeria, , and a council member of the Women in Finance Nigeria Forum.

Asides’ completing the CBN/CIBN Microfinance Certification Programme, Ms. Lawson also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the IESE Business School, completed courses both locally and internationally at renowned institutions including Harvard Business School, INSEAD and is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School.