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Abimbola, Olufunke Akindolie, (Funke) locked

MBE 2017

Born Lagos, Nigeria 16 June 1973; d of Dr Frank Olufemi Akindolie and Dr Sarah Omodele Akindolie; one s

General Counsel and Head of Financial Compliance, Roche UK, since 2017

Education

Burgess Hill Girls’ Sch., W Sussex; Newcastle Univ. Law Sch. (LLB Hons); Nigerian Law Sch. (Nigerian Bar qualif.); BPP Law Sch. (Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test)

Career

Assistant Solicitor: Charles Russell Speechlys, 2001–05; Pictons Solicitors, 2006–07; Sen. Solicitor, IBB Solicitors, 2007–11; Man. Counsel, 2012–15, Gen. Counsel and Co. Sec., 2015–17, Roche UK. Professional Ambassador, 2013–, Mem., Sen. Adv. Bd, 2016–, Aspiring Solicitors; Champion, 2014–, Mem., Adv. Bd, 2016–, Women in Law London Network. Patron: Power Up, 2016–; Precious Awards, 2016–; InterLaw Diversity Forum BAME and Allies Network, 2016–; Univ. Leadership and Mgt Soc., UCL, 2017–. Founder, Women Leaders in Life Scis Law, 2015

Recreations

travel (hot countries only), cinema, meals out, quality time with my son

Address

Roche Products Ltd, 6 Falcon Way, Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL7 1TW