Mrs. Ibukun Awosika graduated with a BSc. in Chemistry from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife). She is an alumna of the Chief Executive Programme of Lagos Business School and the Global Executive MBA Programme of the prestigious IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.
She is the Founder and Chairman of The Chair Centre Ltd, a market leader in the office furniture and banking security systems industries. The latest additions to her entrepreneurial exploits are the opening of branches of The Chair Centre Ltd in Accra (Ghana), Tinapa and Calabar (South-Eastern Nigeria).
Ibukun is the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ), an organization committed to elevating the profile of women in management and business. She founded the Afterschool Graduate Development Centre (AGDC), a national career center in Lagos, Nigeria, which was set up in September 2007 to address the high rates of unemployment in the country by making Nigerian graduates employable and good assets to the economy.