Yetunde is a Non-executive Director and Chair of the People, Culture and Remuneration committee at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) where she is also their Champion for the Middle East.
She is a NED and a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nominations committees at Treatt Plc, a global ingredients manufacturer with global operations based in the UK, USA, Kenya and China. She is also a Board Trustee and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of The Education Development Trust, a global organisation whose purpose is to transform lives through education.
Yetunde is currently a Visiting Fellow at the John Madejski Centre for Reputation at the University of Reading’s Henley Business School and a Board member of the Institute of Business Ethics.
Yetunde is also Managing Director of Synchrony Development Consulting, an international leadership and change consultancy that partners with leaders and organisation to facilitate strategy, change, culture, diversity and inclusion.
Her working life began at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Nigeria before going on to build a successful career in a variety of HR leadership roles in FTSE 100 global companies, including Imperial Brands, Unilever, Allied Domecq and Northern Foods. She established The Enjoyable Life Series, a Community Interest Company designed to help people at all levels in business, education and community identify practical ways in which they can live more joyfully, thereby helping to support wellbeing, diversity and inclusion.
She has been named as one of the women to watch in the Cranfield University FTSE Board Report '100 Women to Watch' list and in 2020 she won the Dress for Success Greater London Award for Women Empowerment.
A classically trained pianist, Yetunde also enjoys musical theatre, travel and museums. Her book, Beyond Engagement - The value of love-based leadership in organisations was published in 2020.