Akinwumi Godson Fanimokun, FCIB
Board of Directors
Mr. Akinwumi Godson Fanimokun, FCIB
Akinwumi Godson Fanimokun has a distinguished career and wealth of experience spanning 35 years in effecting and implementing change, driving strategic positioning, and demonstrating diverse competencies across systems and subsidiary leadership. Mr. Fanimokun served with First Bank from 1980 – 2015, where he headed various units amongst which is the Manager ((Banking) First Bank of Nigeria, UK), Project Manager, New Banking Application (Finacle 7) and Group Head, Public Sector, Abuja till 2008. In 2009, he served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First Pension Custodian. In 2013 he was appointed Group Executive, Technology and Services of First Bank of Nigeria. A position he held until his retirement in 2015. Mr. Fanimokun holds a BSc Economics from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1979, and a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), from Henley Management College, Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom.In his quest for demonstrating diverse competencies across systems, he attended several distinguished professional training programmes, from Harvard Business School in 2007 and 2009, Chicago Booth Business School in 2008, London Business School (UK) in 2010, Fund Forum International Conference in 2011 and 2012, Global Custody Forum in 2010 and 2012, London Institute of Directors Masterclass on Corporate Governance and Value-Based Leadership, London in 2019. He was an Executive Committee member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria (Lagos Branch) from 2008 to 2011 and Chairman Bankers’ Night Committee from 2009 to 2011. Mr. Fanimokun is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, FCIB and he is happily married to Abiola Fanimokun.