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Yetunde Hofmann, Board Mentor, Criticaleye
Yetunde Hofmann
Board Mentor

Yetunde Hofmann is a Non-executive Director on the global board of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and is a member of their Audit and Nominations Committees. In 2018 She became the CIPD champion for the Middle East.

Yetunde also currently sits on the boards of organisations such as Treatt PLC, an ingredients manufacturer and solutions provider to the global flavours, fragrances and consumer goods industry with operations in the USA, China, UK and Kenya, The Education Development Trust (EDT) an education charity that transforms lives by improving education around the world including running a range of schools in the UK and Africa, where she also Chairs their Remuneration Committee and Tomorrow's Company. In 2019 Yetunde was appointed as a Trustee on the board of The Institute for Business Ethics (IBE). She is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Reading's Henley Business School and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA).

An internationally accredited Executive Coach she is Managing Director of Synchrony Development Consulting which partners with organisations in the development and execution of change strategy, diversity and inclusion and the alignment of their people and organisation behind the way forward and facilitates leadership teams in the development of their effectiveness.

She had a successful career as an HR Leader in FTSE 100 global companies including Imperial Brands, Unilever, Allied Domecq and Northern Foods having started out her career at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria. Her tenets are Love, Leadership and Results.

A TEDx Speaker, Conference Chair and Speaker, she is Founder of The Enjoyable Life Series - a Community Organisation designed to help men and women in all walks of life live their lives more enjoyably. In 2018 she was named one of the top 100 women in the UK to watch by the Cranfield University Female FTSE Board Report.