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Yetunde Hofmann joins trustee board

21 November 2018

Yetunde Hofmann joined Education Development Trust's board of trustees on 1 November. An HR specialist, Yetunde is Director of Hofmann Leadership Consulting, an international leadership and change consultancy that partners with leaders and organisation to facilitate strategy, change, diversity and inclusion. 

Yetunde is a Non-Executive Director of the CIPD and sits on their Audit and Nomination Committees; she is also the International Board Champion for the Middle East. In addition, Yetunde sits on the board of Tomorrow's Company and the John Lewis/Waitrose Partnership Golden Jubilee Trust, is a Visiting Fellow at Henley Business School and a Fellow of The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Yetunde started her career at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Nigeria and went on to build a successful career in FTSE 100 global companies including Imperial Brands, Unilever, Allied Domecq and Northern Foods. She established The Enjoyable Life Series, a community organisation designed to help people at all levels in business, education and community identify practical ways in which they can live more joyfully while raising monies for non-profit organisations that work to meet human basic needs.

Yetunde was identified as one of the top 100 women to watch in the UK in 2018 by Cranfield University in conjunction with their annual Female FTSE board report.

'We are delighted to welcome Yetunde to our board of trustees,' comments Chief Executive, Patrick Brazier. 'She brings with her valuable expertise and experience and I know the organisation will benefit hugely from her skills and input.'