People Operations Manager
Folake started her HR career in the Oil and Gas sector with Global Oceon Engineers Nigeria (a subsidiary of Subsea 7). At Oceon, she was responsible for the start-up of the Human Resources Department and also worked as the Admin Manager. She later worked as a HR Consultant for BDS Services in the capacity of an Organisational Development advisor with clients who were predominantly SMEs.
Folake has a 1st Degree in Estate Management from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. After her graduation, she worked with the Law Firm, Ekwueme, Ekwueme and Associates after she proceeded to do her NYSC and had her primary posting at Carlilse Properties and Investments. She worked in the Agency department of the company of the firm and was later promoted to an Assistant Property Manager.
She later joined Ventures and Trusts, a venture capital firm where she worked in Structured Finance Group.
She obtained a Masters in Global Human Resources Management from the University of Liverpool and attended several HR training programmes at the Lagos Business School. She’s an associate member with the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), UK and a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), USA.
She has a DELF Diploma in French and is still pursuing her love of languages by learning Italian and Spanish.