Oluwatomi Somefun | Veteran of Professional Banking

Oluwatomi Somefun, Managing Director/CEO of Unity Bank PLC is a highly experienced professional banker spanning over two decades. Highly skilled and experienced leader that cuts across key aspects of the banking sector among which include; Treasury, investment and Commercial Banking operations, Oluwatomi is indeed a special breed.


A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Mrs Somefun is also an alumnus Harvard Business School and University of Columbia Business School. She has also undergone training at Executive Training & Advanced Management Programs at INSEAD Fontainebleau.

Career & Achievement

Prior to joining Unity Bank, Mrs. Somefun had a distinguished career with UBA Group where she led two major subsidiaries of UBA as MD/CEO. She had also served as General Manager and led three critical business units of UBA Group.

Furthermore, Oluwatomi has experience which cuts across Institutional Banking, Commercial Banking, Retail Banking and Financial Markets. She had also worked with two leading consulting firms: KPMG and Arthur Anderson

Prior to this appointment as Unity Bank MD/CEO, Mrs. Somefun was an Executive Director responsible for the bank’s Lagos and South West regional operations, and oversight on Treasury and Financial Institutions Division.

Unity Bank commenced Operations in January 2006 following the Merger of Nine Financial Institutions with Competences in Investment, Corporate and Retail Banking. Today, Unity Bank is one of Nigeria’s leading Retail Banks with 240 business offices spread across the 36 States and Federal Capital Territory.

Unity Bank is one of the largest employers of labour in Nigeria and a key contributor to its gross domestic product (GDP).

With the vision to be the Retail Bank of choice for all Nigerians, Unity bank is on the quest to create superior wealth for her stakeholders.

Personal life

Mrs oluwatomi Somefun is beautiful, quiet, intelligent and religious. She is a favorite of Pastor Mrs Folu Adeboye, wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E.A Adeboye.

Being an influential member of the Redeemed Church, Tomi is the one who takes charge of things whenever the Adeboye family is having an event. Having to combine spiritual assignment with secular job, operating at the level of Managing Director can obviously be attributed to hard work commitment and divine assistance.

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