GOV. SANWO-OLU’S CABINET MEMBER NOMINEES, MEET AN INNOVATIVE AND RESULTS ORIENTED SHULAMITE OLUFUNKE ADEBOLU “SHULI”


– Shuli is an Associate Director in PwC’s Advisory Services, where she heads the West Market Area Country Management Unit, supporting the office of the Regional Senior Partner.

Having spent over 16 years in PwC UK Business Advisory Services and working globally with the UK Africa Business Group, Shuli recently relocated to Nigeria to drive priority Clients and Markets Development with a particular focus on expanding Government and Public Sector capabilities within PwC.

– She provides management consulting services to the firm’s advisory and priority clients in the areas of idea incubation, strategy ‘think-tank’, strategy formulation and implementation, monitoring and evaluation and, business
transformation (covering key functional areas such as Strategy and Operations.

– Shuli has over 22 years experience leading teams globally, developing client executive roles and delivering a first-rate PwC client experience.

– Shuli is a subject matter expert in the formation, implementation and execution of Government Delivery Units (GDU) where she led the first Lagos State Governor’s Delivery Unit and has since worked with other State Governors to set up and implement their GDU’s. She has been working with the Lagos State Government over the past four years leading the GDU.

– She has also written several thought leadership materials on constituting effective GDU for optimal service delivery to residents.

– She is committed to delivering optimal value to clients and successfully manages and oversees a number of engagements in the public and private sector.

Her tasks with the Lagos State Government also centered key focus ministries of state in particular the Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture where she assisted in facilitating credible step changes.

– Shuli started her primary education at the Federal Home Science Association School in Ikoyi Lagos, where she was nominated as head of ‘Yellow’ house, and later proceed to the UK where she attend Edgerly Hall, Millfield Prep School, Glastonbury Somerset, where she was appointed Head Girl by the Head Master.
She progressed to secondary school attending Millfield School, Street, Somerset, where she was elected Head of House, Captain of Girls Games, and Senior School Prefect. She graduated her schooling career in Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, England where she completed her G.C.S.Es and A Levels certification passing with resounding success and finishing strong by being elected Head of House, Captain of Girls Games, and Senior School Prefect.

Shuli completed her educational career with a graduate degree in LLB Law (Hons.) 2.1 from the University of Hertfordshire in 1995 followed by the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guilford, Surrey, United Kingdom in 1996.

– Shuli commenced her legal training interning with the law firm Hunters Solicitors, in Lincoln Inns Fields, London where she cut her teeth drafting and reviewing legal policy documents.

Following her training, she immediately joined the legacy firm Pricewaterhouse in London before the merger with Coopers and Lybrand in 1998 where she spent over 16 years before joining PwC Nigeria on secondment.

– She has since remained in the Nigerian firm where she is building a formidable career serving the firm’s priority clients.

– Outside the work environment Shuli enjoys playing Netball and has managed to create several hubs and teams in Lagos.

– She also mentors young entrepreneurs and start-up companies providing valuable experience and advise.

– She dedicates most of her spare time outside work on the breast cancer charity she set up to assist women whose lives have been impacted by the emotional and physical effects of breast caner; a cause very dear to her heart.

– Shuli was born in Lagos into the illustrious family of Kayode Folarin and Elizabeth Yetunde Adebolu.

– She is truly blessed to be married to a supportive husband and have three amazing children together.

“Shuli is an innovative and results driven leader focused on achieving exceptional results”

Earlier today, she was successfully screened by the prestigious Lagos State House of Assembly.

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