Furera Isma Jumare
Mrs. Furera Isma Jumare was appointed to the Board of Union Bank as an Independent Non-Executive Director in May 2017.
She worked with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for 21 years, gaining extensive experience in the field of development through her involvement in Government development programmes such as the Agriculture Credit Guarantee Scheme (ACGS) and the Small and Medium Enterprises Equity Investment Scheme (SMEEIS).
Since leaving the CBN, Mrs. Jumera has served as the Chief Executive Officer of MicroDevelopment Consulting Limited (MCDL) focusing on research, project management and capacity development.
She earned a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Botany from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and holds three Masters degrees in Crop Physiology, Rural development and International Development Management. Mrs. Jumare also has the UK Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)’s certificate in training practice and is a National Institute of Management (NIM) certified professional manager.
Other positions she has held include:
Member, Kaduna State Council on Agriculture
Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants (IMC)
Member, Kaduna State Microfinance Policy Implementation Committee
Associate Member, Women in Business, Management and the Public Sector (WIMBIZ)