NHEA JURY PROFILE

MRS. OLUFUNKE OLUWOLE

Olufunke graduated from the distinguished Faculty of Law, Lagos State University, Ojo in 1991 and proceeded to her Bachelor of Law program at the Nigerian Law School Victoria Island, Lagos.  On completion of the Bar examinations, she was called to the Nigerian Bar on December 12, 1992.  She completed her National Youth Service Corps assignment from Nov 1992 – Oct 1993 with NICON Insurance Plc Abeokuta in Ogun State.  She gained immediate employment in Dec 1993 as a young lawyer with the illustrious form of F. O. Akinrele & Co, Awolowo Road Ikoyi where she rose to be senior counsel by 1999.

She resigned in August 1999 to join a law partnership called JURIS CONSULTS with two of her colleagues.  She left for the United Kingdom on study leave through a British Council Chevening Scholarship in 2002 and returned with an LL.M in 2003.  Olufunke holds a Taught Masters in Law (Merit) in Information Technology and Intellectual Property from the prestigious Queen Mary College, University of London.

Looking for a change and passionate about advocacy, she took up appointment with The First Foundation, a group of healthcare companies committed to the growth and development of medicine and healthcare in Africa.  In her 10-year stint in the company, Olufunke rose to many capacities within the organization which helped to hone her capacity in the field of change advocacy and healthcare project development.

She is now MD/CEO of Integrated Waterfield Limited, a training and business solutions organization for frontline services in Organizational Productivity and Performance Strategies. Olufunke is a seasoned Program Facilitator with experience in administration, management, leadership and turn-around strategies.  She has facilitated several international programs across the globe.   Her leadership, entrepreneurial, transformational and analytical skills have been brought to bear in training and public policy analyses.

She is happily married with children.