Funke Medun- Director/Country Manager at Leapworld Limited
Funke brings several years’ experience with a profile that spans business development, relationship management, team management, building and maintaining strategic alliances. She holds a first degree in Geology and an MBA from Lagos Business School (Pan African University), Nigeria.
She is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and a licensed human resource practitioner (HRPL). She is also an alumnus of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and IESE Business School, Spain.
Funke is an accredited World Bank business development support (BDS) consultant and a seasoned professional with several years’ experience in banking, consulting and entrepreneurship development.
She is a capable, result-oriented, ambitious and successful business management consulting executive. She is a BDS consultant for the World Bank Growth & Employment (GEM) project, Bank of Industry (BOI) Nigeria and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) project.
Funke is the pioneer coordinator for CEIBS women entrepreneurship and leadership for Africa (WELA) program in Nigeria. She also manages Leapworld’s other alliances such as Prixim consulting UK; RSL Derivatives, BOI, World Bank GEM project, LSETF amongst others.
Medun is currently a director at Leapworld Limited a management and business support services consulting, assessment, empowerment, training and human resource management organisation. She oversees the general activities of the company, and is responsible for strategy & execution and profiteering of the organisation.
Medun had about a decade of experience in the banking sector before joining the consulting industry. She worked with Nigeria Zenith bank plc and Guaranty trust bank plc (GTBank) in different departments and capacities. She was also the country manager/head business development, Nigeria of a consulting firm with head-office in Canada. She has pioneered several business units and managed them with great results. She has successfully managed several teams, mentoring and impacting great skills.
She has worked on projects and implemented training programs in different countries for organisations such as World Bank GEM project, Bank of Industry (BOI) Nigeria, Algorithm media, Etiquette Consortium, Diamond bank plc, Fidelity bank plc, Channels Television, Lekki Free Trade Development Company, Seplat Petroleum to mention a few.
Medun is also very active in community development. She is a volunteer financial education trainer with the “financial literacy for all” project, Nigeria (in Collaboration with Common Wealth UK) and a life-skills trainer with the Lagos Eko Education project (World Bank funded). She was also a mentor under the Guaranty Trust Bank plc staff mentoring scheme and a peer educator with the Health & Life planning club (Action Health Incorporated, Lagos).