Ibukun Awosika



Northern Ireland


Nurlan Silitonga


Founder and CEO, The Chair Centre Group

Ibukun Awosika is the founder and CEO of The Chair Centre Group. The companies in the group include The Chair Centre Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited, Furniture Manufacturers Mart Limited, and TCC Systems and Services Limited. The companies are involved in furniture manufacturing, retail, and bankway security systems services.

Due to her interest in social issues including women’s issues, Ibukun is a co-founder and past chairperson of Women in Business and Management (WIMBIZ).

A multiple award-winning entrepreneur, she is the first Nigerian recipient of the prestigious International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Award (IWEC) as a nominee of the US Department of State in 2008.