A consummate accounting professional, Mrs. Onome Joy Adewuyi (Nee Ogude) has been elected as the 50th President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Nigeria (ICAN).
Prior to her emergence on Thursday, Adewuyi has served as the Vice President of ICAN. She has been a member of the Governing Council of the apex body for accounting professionals in the country since 2007 and sits on the Council.
A member of the World Accounting body (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants–ACCA), Adewuyi was the president of Society of Women Accountants Nigeria, 2013-2015. She is also a member of the board of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria.
Adewuyi’s career spans 35 years and her experience transverses a variety of sectors, such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and banking. She worked at Fidelity Bank Plc from 1997 to 2015, where she rose to the position of Executive Director Risk Management from 2009-2015. After retiring from the position, she co-founded a new business, Cynergy Platforms Limited in 2015.
Among other elite positions she has held, Adewuyi also sits on the boards of Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc, Dominion Trust Co limited, and Dominion Finance Limited as non-executive directors.