Our Board

Our Board of Directors is responsible for setting our overall strategy and direction, ensuring that we comply with all necessary rules and legal obligations and that we use our resources effectively to achieve our aims. All our Directors work for us on a voluntary basis and are members of the Board because of their specialist knowledge and experience.

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Cornelius Oluwole Sanwo - Director 

 "Passionate about giving back to his community."

Wole is a seasoned Accountant and a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA). He has spent most of his entire career (30+ years) within Social Housing in the UK, half with two larger organisations, as a Capital Analyst at Circle 33 and as the Group Financial Controller-Network Housing Group. The rest is spread, in  Head of Finance roles, between the leading BAME Housing Association (ARHAG),  and the leading disabled Housing Charity (Habinteg) in the UK.  In March 2022 ,Wole retired from permanent roles to transition to N.E.D (Non-Executive Director) roles. He has since joined One YMCA in June 2022 in an interim capacity as Head of Finance. Outside of work, Wole is passionate about giving back to his community and has been instrumental in the development of the vibrant old schools’ network, NSF (UK), where members have raised thousands of pounds for school projects back in Africa. Wole is an alumnus of Igbobi College Yaba Old Boys Association (ICOBA EUROPE).

 

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Titi Familusi (Sodade) - Director 

 "Passionate about the arts and loves music"

After a degree in Literature and a postgraduate in marketing, Titi has many years of experience working as a research analyst across sectors both within the private and public sectors. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Market Research Society. She currently works as a senior research manager with UK's communications regulator (Ofcom). Outside work, she enjoys contributing to the lives of young people and is involved in the mentoring scheme in the city of London. She is also involved in a local scheme feeding and watering the marginalised in society both physically and spiritually. Titi is also passionate about the arts and loves music. Titi is an alumna of St Anne’s School Ibadan Old Girls Association (SASOGA).

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Wasiu Olaitan Etti - Director 

 "Passionate about giving back to his alma mata and inspiring others to do same."

Laitan is currently the Operations Director at Air Business, a market leader in global mail, fulfilment, and distribution and subscription management. Laitan has worked in the company for over 30 years. He started out as a Courier Manager and he progressed through the ranks and now has overall responsibility for all of the operations at the Company. He oversees around 150 staff across three production sites handling over 200 million items a year.  Laitan has contributed to the phenomenal growth of the company from a small business to one with a current turnover of around £70million. Outside of work, Laitan is the immediate president of his Alumni, Government College Ikorodu, Old student Association (GCIOSA) where he actively inspires others to give back.