The Immediate Past President, Dame Onome Joy Adewuyi BSc, MSc, FCIB, FCA graduated with a second class honours (Upper Division) in Accounting from the University of Benin in 1982 and M.Sc degree in Banking & Finance from the University of Lagos in 1993.

She is an alumnus of the Havard Business School, Boston Massachusetts USA; the Wharton Business School of Pennsylvania, USA and the Kellogg Business School, Chicago USA. She is also an alumnus of the International Banking Summer School, USA and the Lagos Business School.

She began her career with Texaco Nigeria Plc. as the Treasury and Investment Accountant. She later joined the Nigerian Intercontinental Merchant Bank Limited where she started her banking career. She worked in Fidelity Bank Plc. for close to two decades where she rose to the position of the Executive Director, Risk Management.

She has over 3 decades of experience in banking and financial management.

Dame Adewuyi, in conjunction with Deloitte of South Africa, was responsible for the implementation of Fidelity Bank Plc. Enterprise Risk Management System in 2008. This culminated in the setup of distinct Credit Risk, Market Risk and Operational Risk Division of the Bank which is still in use at Fidelity Bank Plc. She is a faculty of the Financial Institution Training Centre and other private training institutions on Risk Management (Credit and Operational Risks).

She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).

She represents ICAN on the Governing Council of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN).

She was the Honorary Treasurer of ICAN for three times consecutively: 2011-2012; 2013-2014 and 2014-2015.

She was the Technical Advisor to General (rtd) Sebastian Owuama, FCA, a former Board member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and currently the Technical Advisor to Mallam Ismaila Zakari, mini, FCA a past President of the Institute serving on the board of IFAC.

She was a Chairperson of the Society for Women Accountants in Nigeria (SWAN), a member of the Institute of Directors and currently serves on the Boards of Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc. and Dominion Trust Limited as Non-Executive Director.

Dame Adewuyi is currently the Executive Director, Finance & Admin of Cynergy Platforms Limited.

She has passion for charity works and development of the indigent girl child. She also runs a scholarship scheme for Anglican priests and indigent children attending Nigerian universities.