Director, Corporate Affairs and Sustainable Business
Oluwasoromidayo George is a top-performing Director of Corporate Affairs & Sustainable Business with extensive experience in sustainable business and development, corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate communications, external relations, policy advocacy, campaign planning and implementation. She has proven track record of spearheading innovative initiatives within the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Sector (FMCG) and non-profit organizations, developing strategies to help reposition companies to maintain growth within a sustainable development framework.
Highly skilled in communicating with executive teams to outline overarching strategies, policies, procedures, and best practices. She is adept in evaluating operations within corporate and sustainable business to identify inefficiencies and redundancies, implementing strategic process improvements for optimized workflow, cost savings and successful external facing initiatives.
She is currently the Director, Corporate Affairs & Sustainable Business for Unilever, Ghana and Nigeria and has prior working experience in sectors cutting across banking and non-profit organisations. ‘Soromidayo was the first female Executive Director of the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATN Foundation) and the Head of Corporate Affairs, British American Tobacco (BAT) in West & Central Africa. She is the co-founder of the Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance Institute.
‘Soromidayo is a member of AIESEC Nigeria, Board of Advisors, a member of the Advisory Board of the Common Wealth Women Business Network, a Fellow of the WIMBOARD Institute, a WIMBIZ/IE University, Madrid Executive Education Programme for Women on Boards, and a Member of the Forum For Inclusive Nigerian Development. She was also recently appointed as the Chairperson of the UN Global Compact Local Committee in Nigeria.