Foluso Phillips is a Chartered Management Accountant of the U.K. and a Chartered Accountant of Nigeria with a degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Wales' Institute of Science & Technology, Cardiff, Wales.
Mr. Phillips has been engaged in the United Kingdom, Nigeria and other parts of West, East and Southern Africa as a financial manager, financial adviser, general manager and organization development consultant, working in manufacturing and service organizations. He spent 6 years with Coopers & Lybrand International (now Price Waterhouse Coopers) in the United Kingdom, working on a variety of assignments internationally.
He has also worked with the SCOA Group as the Group General Manager – Finance from 1990-1992. In 1992 he set up Phillips Consulting Limited, a management consulting firm of which he is currently the Chairman/CEO. The firm has offices in Nigeria, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Mr. Phillips is a director of several companies, charities and NGOs in Nigeria. He holds directorships in Nigerian-South African Chamber of Commerce, the Nigeria Economic Summit Group, Special Olympics of Nigeria (SON), African Business Roundtable, and is also a member of the Advisory Board of Africa Investor magazine, an adviser to the African Leadership Academy, and a member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa.