Kofo Dosekun joined the Board of Directors of FBNHoldings Plc on 29 April 2021 as a Non-Executive Director. She is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and a member of the International Bar Association. Kofo Dosekun is currently the Chairman of Aluko and Oyebode Management Board. She brings to the Board expertise in commercial transactions including project finance, cross boarder and local syndicated lending, private equity, energy, public private partnerships and structured trade finance. She also advises on risk mitigation, financial regulatory compliance, foreign investment and derivatives, mergers and acquisitions and restructurings in the energy, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors.
Kofo’s expertise in project finance, mergers and acquisitions has been recognized by prestigious legal directories. Over the years, she has been recognized as the leading Lawyer in banking, finance, project finance, mergers & acquisitions and governance. and in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500, she was inducted into the Legal 500 Hall of Fame as the first and only female Lawyer for her work in the banking, finance and capital markets practice.
Her experience which spans over three decades started as a Legal Officer at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Associate at Debo Akande & Co. (Barristers & Solicitors), Company Secretary/Legal Advisor, Nigeria International Bank (Affiliate of Citibank, N.A.), Assistant General Manager, Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions, Credit and Marketing.
Kofo has an LLB (honours) from the University of Ife and an LLM from King’s College London.