Non-Executive / Independent Director
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)
Admitted to the Nigerian Bar – 1985
Ms. Fayokun is a Senior Partner in the law firm of Aluko & Oyebode and heads the firm’s Capital Markets’ and M&A practice groups. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Fayokun was the Legal Adviser/Company Secretary of Denham Management Limited.
Ms. Fayokun’s career spans over three decades during which she has represented a highly diversified clientele of top-tier indigenous, international and multinational companies in various sectors including: banking, oil and gas, FMCG, power, aviation and insurance.
Ms. Fayokun is recognised in Who’s Who Legal as one of the world’s leading lawyers in M&A, Capital Markets and Energy & Natural Resources and has consistently been ranked a Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000 – The Guide to the World’s leading Financial Law Firms.
Ms. Fayokun has served on various committees established by the Securities and Exchange Commission for the purpose of promoting the development of the Nigerian capital market, including the CMC Rules and Compliance Sub-committee and the CMC Market Infrastructure Sub-committee.
Ms. Fayokun is a Council Member of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, was a Director of the Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria, a former Treasurer of the Capital Markets Solicitors’ Association and played a key role in the establishment of the Nigerian Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) OTC market.
Ms. Fayokun was appointed to the board of Coronation Merchant Bank on 30 May, 2017 and her appointment was approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria on 1 November, 2017.