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Bisi Popoola
GM, Human Resources

Bisi is a senior Human Resources Management expert with over 15 years of generalist experience in HR Management cutting across Consulting, FMCG, and Quick Service Restaurants with an outstanding record of organizational development and effectiveness through people management.

Bisi has attributed great results to companies such as Micro Start Global Resources Limited (MSGRL), Cadbury Nigeria Plc, PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, Perfetti Van Melle Nigeria Limited, and UAC Restaurants. 

Bisi holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MSc. Degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations (M.Sc. HRIR) from the Lagos State University (LASU) respectively.

Bisi is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN), an Associate of the Nigerian Institute for Training and Development (ANITAD), a Certified Global Human Resources Management Professional (GPHR), a Certified Professional in Human Resource (PHR) and a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) of the Society for Human Resources Management- USA.

He started his career in Micro Start Global Resources Limited as an Associate Consultant, supporting clients in various industries on people and culture matters. His first multinational experience was with Cadbury Nigeria Plc where he was an HR Generalist working and supporting the Group HR Director -Cadbury West Africa. He also worked at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, as HR Support Manager for the Electrical Business Unit – Thermocool. He later moved to the Detergent Business Unit as plant HR Manager managing the Detergent Factory in Ikorodu Lagos State. He later joined Perfetti Van Melle Nigeria Limited as Head of HR - Manufacturing Operations responsible for people and culture across the manufacturing operations of the business. Until recently, he was the Chief People Officer at UAC Restaurants (a business unit in UAC of Nigeria) as the Chief People Officer where he led a team of HR professionals to deliver the people and culture agenda.

Bisi is a lover of music and enjoys playing musical instruments at leisure.