Mrs Folashade Ambrose Medebem

Mrs Folashade Ambrose Medebem
Communications, Public Affairs & Sustainable Development Director- Lafarge Africa Plc

Folashade holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from London Guildhall and a Masters of Business Administration from the Open University, Milton Keynes, Uk.

She was appointed as Director of Communications, Public Affairs & Sustainable Development, Lafarge Africa Plc in 2016 in October 2016. Prior to this role, she worked as Integration Business Transformation Consultant for LafargeHolcim (LH) focusing on enabling a speedy integration (following worldwide merger of LH) in order to deliver the country business ambition as one holistic organization in Nigeria. She also successfully led culture transformation phase one project towards a safe and high-performance culture project team in alignment with LafargeHolcim values.

Folashade has 25+ years multi-faceted experience across strategy, finance, project, performance and change management functions consistently delivering world-class strategic business transformation solutions in Nigeria and across Europe with a variety of global FSTE 100 businesses including Diageo Plc., PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ford Motor Company (UK & Germany), Zurich Financial Services, Learning & Skills Council UK, Nigeria Ministry of Finance and Department for International Development (DFID) UK, London Borough of Sutton's Smarter Council, Growbridge UK Management Consultants, Grey Advertising, Bankers Trust, AMP Asset Management and Cohn & Wolfe.

Her track record includes leading and directing cross-functional teams in the deployment of large-scale business system outcomes, change transformations, technology infrastructure and business development initiatives. She has strong communication abilities, is highly business focused and results-oriented with strong influencing leadership skills (inclusive of delivering board level advice/performance reviews) coupled with strong coaching/mentoring of high-performing teams successfully.