Yemisi Edun holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife and a Master's degree in International Accounting and Finance from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.
She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a CFA® Charter holder. She is also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, an Associate Member of the Institute of Taxation of Nigeria; a Member of Information Systems Audit and Control, U.S.A; and a Certified Information Systems Auditor.
Yemisi began her career with Akintola Williams Deloitte (member firm of Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu) in 1987, with a focus in Corporate Finance activities. She was also involved in the audit of banks and other financial institutions. She joined FCMB in 2000 as Divisional Head of Internal Audit and Control before assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer of the Bank. Yemisi now holds the position of Executive Director: Finance/ Chief Financial Officer of First City Monument Bank Ltd.