Mrs Folake Fajemisin holds a Bachelors and Masters’ Degree in Economics from University of Lagos.
She is a member of various professional bodies amongst which are: Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and Institute of Chartered Economics of Nigeria (ICEN). She is also an Associate of Chartered Institute of Economist (ACE).
Folake started her banking career with Gulf Bank in 1991 as a lending officer in Corporate Banking and later joined Nigerian American Merchant Bank (Bank Boston) where she held several roles in Corporate Banking, amongst which are; Head Multi-nationals, Head Export and Syndicated Loan Management. Today, she boasts of over 24-years’ experience in the banking sector.
In 1998, Folake joined FCMB as Corporate Banking Group Analyst and later became the Head of Risk Appraisal in the Credit Risk Management department. She joined the Commercial Banking Group in 2002, where she rose to the level of the regional head of South-West. In 2005, she steered the leadership of the Food, Beverage and Building Materials group in Corporate Banking and in 2015, she was appointed Divisional Head, Corporate and Commercial Banking.